Signature Programs at Shadow Mountain
All of these programs are in addition to a rigorous traditional high school education, delivered by top-notch educators who genuinely care about each and every student.
- Our Digital Academy for Advanced Placement Scholars; DAAPS, is the only program of its kind in the valley, preparing students for university transition with a rigorous focus on Advanced Placement courses in English and Social Studies, accessed through the use of state of the art technology.
- The Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program is a global nonprofit organization that operates with one guiding principle: Hold students accountable to the highest standards, provide academic and social support, and they will rise to the challenge. The SMHS AVID program is exceptional.
- The SMHS Junior Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program is the only ROTC program in our district, and it is currently preparing four of our cadets for acceptance into service academies, while inspiring many other cadets to aim high.
- In Technology, SMHS GenYES is internationally recognized in tech leadership, innovation, coding projects, micro processing, web applications and computer hardware. SMHS GenYES students regularly provide workshops and present their tech expertise at national events.