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"The members of the MCHS Spanish Language department have allowed me to blossom in the classroom, and have made me feel confident when speaking Spanish."  -Current MCHS studnet

World Language

About Us





The MCHS World Language Department is committed to immersing students in the target language and culture to increase their awareness of our ever changing and interconnected world.

Department Highlights:
Based on 2009-2013 5-year average pass rate
AP Spanish Language     MCHS 88%    State: 78%
AP Spanish Literature      MCHS 84%    State: 64%
AP French Language      MCHS 82%     State: 62%


Now offering Mandarin Chinese at levels 1, 2 & 3!

Immersion style courses in both Spanish and French
Conversational and university prep courses
Spanish for Spanish Speakers courses offered at levels 1 and 2
Fourth year students teach elementary students

Bilingual Peer Tutoring
Highest percentage of graduating seniors in SRCS with California State Seal in Biliteracy


Courses Offered

Mandarin Chinese 1, 2 & 3

Conversational Spanish
Conversational French 
Academic Spanish 1,2,3,4
Academic French 1,2,3,4
Honors Spanish 2,3
Honors French 2,3
AP Spanish Language and Culture
AP Spanish Literature
AP French Language and Culture