Assessment and Individualized Instruction

A personalized approach underscores the department’s philosophy in maximizing student potential, both academically and personally.

English and Communication Arts

The mission of the TCHS Department of English and Communications Arts is to help students reach their full potential as readers, writers, and thinkers.

History and Social Sciences

The Department of Social Sciences at Temple City High School is devoted to providing all students with an accessible and challenging program.


The Mathematics Department is committed to providing a rigorous standards based curriculum for all students at all levels.

Modern Languages

The Modern Language Department offers four languages - French, German, Mandarin and Spanish - and advanced study, including AP, in the first three.

Performing and Visual Arts


Physical Education

The Physical Education Department is committed in developing healthy habits of mind, maintaining physical, social, and emotional health

English Language Development

The goal of the ELD program is to assist English Learners new to the country in achieving native like fluency so they can successfully complete high school and move on to college.


The Department of Science's prime function is to instill a sense of wonder in our students with respect to the natural world.