Return to Headlines

23

Ayala High School and Canyon Hills Junior High School named 2019 California Distinguished Schools

Congratulations to Ayala High School and Canyon Hills Junior High School for being named 2019 California Distinguished Schools! It is the highest honor the State bestows on public schools.

The California Distinguished School award reflects a school’s success in making exceptional gains in implementing academic content and performance standards adopted by the California State Board of Education for all students by meeting state indicators specified on the California School Dashboard. The dashboard reflects results from annual standardized student testing.

Principals Diana Yarboi and Todd Finkbiner, along with CVUSD staff and administrators, attended the California School Recognition Program Awards Ceremony on April 5 in Anaheim to officially accept the California Distinguished School awards. Both schools will receive California Distinguished School banners to display on their campuses.

Schools in the Chino Valley Unified School District have been named a California Distinguished School 23 times since the award program began in 1986.