Common Core

Common Core Thinking Skills

Sep 3-Sep 19     Analyze

Sep 22-Oct 10    Evaluate

Oct 13-Oct 31     Problem Solve

Nov 3-Nov 21       Associate

Nov 24-Dec 19     Generate

Jan 5-Jan 29        Hypothesize

Feb 2-Feb 27       Decide

Mar 2-Mar 20       Develop

Mar 23-Apr 17      Explain

Apr 20-May 8      Connect

May 11-May 29    Reason

Jun 1-Jun 18        Represent

District News



Spring Musical

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Enrollment Process

Please click here if your student is not currently enrolled in a school in Newport-Mesa Unified School District but would like to attend Estancia High School in the fall. 

Grad Night

Grad Night

Practice SBAC Tests

Interested in viewing a practice SBAC test in English-Language Arts and Math?  If so, please click on the link below and follow the directions.


1.     Sign in as a guest user.

2.     Select Grade 11.

3.     Select G11 ELA Performance Task for "A" day, the G11 Math Performance Task for "B" day.  

4.     Click “Select” on permissions.

5.     Click “Yes, Start my test.”

6.     Pretend that you can hear the sound and click “Yes.”

7.     Scroll through test directions and the help.  Select “Begin test now.”

Estancia School News

NMUSD is Now Accepting Applications for Wait List for 2015/16 Signature Academies
2015/16 is the first year for the NMUSD Signature Academies.  Initial enrollment will be limited to 9th grade students  Admission for 10th through 12th grade students will be phased in over the next three years. Academy related... Continue
Posted by: Laura Boss
Published: 4/21/15

Extreme Heat Survey/Extremado Calor Encuesta
Dear Newport Mesa Family/Estimada familia de Newport Mesa,

Approximately 40% of classrooms across the Newport-Mesa Unified School District do not have air conditioning. Costs associated with adding air conditioning to those classrooms exceeds $... Continue
Posted by: Laura Boss
Published: 4/21/15

Community Service Opportunities
Need community service hours for graduation?  Attached is a list of opportunities to earn community service hours during the month of April.  Below are several new opportunities to earn community service.  Remember to bring the atta... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Chamberlin
Published: 4/15/15

NMUSD Parents Are Invited to Participate in the 2014-15 Secondary Schools Climate Survey!
The 2014-15 secondary schools Climate Survey will help the Newport-Mesa Unified School District in making decisions to improve education for all students.

Parents of students in grades 7-12, are able to share your 2014-15 experience with your c... Continue
Posted by: Adriana Angulo
Published: 4/15/15

FCA & LA Galaxy Soccer Clinic
Is your student a soccer star or a player who wants to improve their skills, have fun while doing so, and meet and learn from professional soccer players?   On Sunday, May 3, FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) is partnering with the ... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Chamberlin
Published: 4/14/15

AP Environmental Science
Estancia High School will be offering AP Environmental Science during the 2015-2016 school year.  The course consists of several study areas, including Ecosystems, Population, Air, Land and Water Uses, Agriculture, Forestry, Energy, Pollution... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Chamberlin
Published: 4/1/15

Honk! the Musical
Estancia High School's award winning Drama Department presents Honk! the Musical on Thursday, April 30, Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Costa Mesa High School Performing Arts Center.  Honk! is based on Han Christian ... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Chamberlin
Published: 3/30/15

Grad Night 2015
Grad Night 2015 will be held on Thursday, June 18 at Dave & Busters at the Irvine Spectrum.  Estancia's PTSA is sponsoring Grad Night to provide a safe and sober environment for graduating seniors.  Graduates will check into... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Chamberlin
Published: 3/11/15

Online Flyers

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EHS Calendar

Today: 4/28/15
7:55 AM B Day Bell Schedule
9:30 AM Intruder & Campus Evacuation Drill
6:00 PM NMUSD Board of Education Meeting

Softball vs. Calvary Chapel

April 30th

Softball Field 

3:15 p.m.

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Upcoming Events

Student of the Quarter Recognition

April 30


EHS Spring Musical - Honk!

April 30 - May 2


AP Exams

May 4-15


Pep Squad Spirit Night

May 8


CAHSEE Make Up Testing

May 12 & 13


ELAC Meeting

May 14


SBAC Testing (11th Grade)

May 18 - June 4


CST Testing (10th Grade)

May 18 - June 4


PTSA Meeting

May 21


Memorial Day (No School)

May 25


Powder Puff Football Game

May 29


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