Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School’s Academic Overview

Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School (CSHM) offers students a diverse and challenging college prep curriculum designed to provide a high school education deeply rooted in the Catholic faith. The school offers a dynamic blend of required and elective courses developed and presented by faculty members who encourage students to develop their full potential both inside and outside of the classroom. Our academic requirements are designed to meet or exceed the admission requirements of all public and private four year universities. A large selection of elective courses are offered in all departments with the largest selection found in the Fine Arts. CSHM offers an extensive WCEA/WASC accredited program that encourages students to develop and master skills needed to become lifelong learners who live their faith.

CSHM is responding in a dynamic way to the changing needs of 21st Century education with the incorporation of its 1:1 iPad program, the use of online textbooks, and an increasing emphasis on student engagement in the learning process. CSHM graduates demonstrate the school’s Integral Student Outcomes (ISO’s, outlined below): CSHM graduates are young men and women of Catholic Character and Christian Values, Social Justice Awareness, Harmonious Healthy Living, and Multiple Academic Skills who practice the CSHM motto, Age Cum Anima Christi (Act with the Character of Christ).

Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary graduates are young women and men of…

Catholic Character and Christian Values Who

Practice the teachings and tenets of the Catholic faith
Embrace the dignity of life by accepting others with love, respect, and mercy

Social Justice Awareness Who

Commit to a relationship with God and empathy for others through a life of service
Celebrate personal heritage, respect cultural diversity, and recognize the value of collaboration

Harmonious Healthy Living Who

Live a healthy lifestyle that nurtures the mind, body, and soul
Maintain stewardship of the environment

Multiple Academic Skills Who

Affect intellectual curiosity, creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, and academic integrity
Communicate effectively, develop proficiency in research, organization, technology, and the arts

Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School, 329 N. Garfield Ave., Montebello, CA 90640, (323) 887-2066 or visit






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