Academic Programs

Whether you have specialized learning needs and require additional support or thrive in the most rigorous of programs, Santa Margarita's college prep academic tracks are tailored to meet the needs of varied learners.

In addition to the traditional college prep courses, the school offers 18 AP courses, 41 honors courses and 47 International Baccalaureate courses. The school's Auxiliary Studies Program allows students with specialized learning needs to reach their full potential while Santa Margarita also has the distinction of being the only Catholic high school in the county to offer the challenging International Baccalaureate program. Our schedule spans seven periods with six classes a day offering students a depth to their curriculum that combines academic courses with performing and visual arts courses.