AGBU Vatche & Tamar Manoukian High School

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School History

AGBU Vatche & Tamar Manoukian High School is a 9-12 co-educational institution serving the Armenian community of the San Gabriel Valley. It is affiliated with AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School located in Canoga Park, California, and as such was part of a WASC accreditation revisit in April 2007 which resulted in both campuses receiving accreditation for a full six year term by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. AGBU Vatche & Tamar Manoukian High School received a full six-year term of accreditation during the 2012-2013 school year by the Western Association of Schools avd Colleges (WASC).

Since its founding in 2006, the school has developed a comprehensive academic program, planned with the goal of developing fundamental scholastic skills, analytical and critical thinking, study skills and self-confidence in students to pursue college and career objectives in the near future. The school strives to foster student inquiry, creativity, and true love of learning in a supportive and caring school environment. Our rigorous college preparatory academic program, including Honors and Advanced Placement level classes in many subjects, meets and exceeds UC, CSU and private university admission requirements.

Armenian studies is an integral part of the curriculum. It is intended to offer each student the opportunity to develop proficiency in the Armenian language and gain valuable knowledge in Armenian history, contemporary issues, culture and traditions.

We thank you for your interest in our school and hope that the information provided on the following pages will be useful as you plan your child’s high school education. The administration and faculty trust that every student can learn and excel at the highest levels given the proper opportunities and guidance. When it comes to a child’s future, we believe no door should be closed, and no opportunity left unexplored. AGBU Vatche & Tamar Manoukian High School exists and operates to make a positive difference in the future of our youth and to prepare them for life and career in a safe and caring environment.