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Costa Mesa High School

Design, Visual, & Media Arts PAthway 

The Design, Visual, and Media Arts program at Costa Mesa offers a wide variety of entertainment and media courses. Students may develop their skills as a photography, digital artist, film maker, and TV broadcaster.

Business & Finance PAthway

Students in 10th - 12th grade are immersed in current business practices. They are connected with business and industry and participate in state competitions in entrepreneurial and virtual businesses.

environmental Resource PAthways

Students in 10th - 12th grade are immersed in current environmental issues and green urban design. They are connected with business, industry and nonprofit environmental organizations by field trips, speaker programs, and industry mentors.

Engineering Project LEad The Way PAthway

Students in 7th - 10th grade are immersed in Project Lead the Way design & model making, automation & robotics, introduction to engineering, and principles of engineering courses.  They are connected with industry and colleges by field trips, speaker programs, and industry mentors.


Jacob Haley, Principal

Mary Harrison, ROP Career Specialist

Janice Duzey, CTE Counselor

Entrepreneurship and Innovations

Cheri Sheldon, Entrepreneurship Teacher

Matt Hancock, Business/Finance and Virtual Enterprise Teacher

Design, Digital, Media Arts

Kirby Piazza, Photo and Digital Arts Teacher

Javier Espinoza, Film and TV Production Teacher

Environmental Resources

Cristen Rasmussen, Green Urban Studies and AP Env. Science Teacher

Kathryn Navas, Env. Intro to Env. Studies and Env. Field Work Teacher