Gunderson High

Schedule Change Request


Schedule change requests are now closed. We will be working to process the requests through Friday 8/18. Please reach out to your counselor if you have questions.


Welcome Incoming 9th Graders – Class of 2027!

Welcome to Gunderson High School! The staff and faculty are excited to work with each new family in the upcoming 2023-2024 school year.

Please enjoy our Gunderson Welcome Video and visit our Gunderson Scheduling Website for information about course selections. The Incoming Freshman tab has helpful resources about our course offerings, course descriptions, course sequence flowcharts, and much more.  These resources will inform and support your course selection decisions.

Incoming 9th-grade students will receive a Course Request Packet at their middle school during the week of March 27th. Gunderson Staff will meet with incoming students 1:1 during the week of April 3rd to discuss and input their course requests. Please ensure the form is completed and signed before Monday, April 3rd and they bring it to school.

If your student is absent on the day of our meeting or your student attends school outside of our school district. Please contact Assistant Principal .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information.

Thank you and welcome to the Grizzly Family!


Course Selection Requests for 2023-2024 School Year

1. Review the Course Selection Process presentation
2. Visit our Gunderson Course Selections Website to get all information, documents, schedule, etc. about selecting courses for the 2023-24 school year.
3. Complete your Course Request Form and bring it to your 1:1 Course Selection Meeting (for current Gunderson students)

Please contact your current teachers and/or academic counselor for more information and advice on the courses to take.

World Languages / Spanish Resources

Spanish 5/6—What do I need to know/remember to do well in AP Spanish Language?

¡Bienvenidos a la clase de Español!

Español I/2: What should I know/remember for next year for the Spanish 3/4 class

Español 3/4—What do I need to know to do well next year in Spanish 5/6?


Gunderson Plus

A small school within a school, Gunderson Plus is an alternative education program and part of SJUSD’s Learning Options. The primary goal of Learning Options is to help students recover credits, explore career options, and make the right decisions that will lead to graduation and a brighter future beyond.

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Silicon Valley Career Technical Education

Silicon Valley Career Technical Education (SVCTE) offers state-of-the art programs taught by industry professionals who engage students in rigorous, real-world academics and skills development designed to support their success through college and in their future careers.

SVCTE offers courses within 12 industry sectors, where 11th and 12th graders can explore and develop technical skills that will lead them to higher education or into the workplace. At least a dozen courses meet UC “A-G” requirements.

Registration form for SVCTE: Contact Ms. Winn in the GHS Counseling Center for more information.


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