Prospective IB Students


    LIVE Virtual Campus Tour

    Sonora High School, La Habra CA  Sonora High School Website

    Every Thursday and Friday 8:00 AM -9:00 AM

     Please Click Here to Begin Your Virtual Experience 



    8:00 AM 

    National Anthem performed by


    Administration Introduction:

    • Caroline Llweyellen: Assistant Principal of Instruction and Operations
    • Katie Wright: Assistant Principal of Pupil Services
    • Steve Cazares:Assistant Principal of Student Activities
    • Jaqueline Barry: Assistant Principal of Student Services

    LIVE Principal Marvin Atkins Welcome

    8:10 AM 

    I am Sonora Promo Video*


    International Baccalaureate (IB) and Honors Video: IB/Honors Video (2:43)*


    LIVE Shannon Appenrodt  International Baccalaureate Coordinator Explanation

    Click Here to Email Mrs. Appenrodt 

    Please click here for the IB Application: 

    8:20 AM 

    LIVE Sonora IB Seniors/Graduates Q & A

    8:35 AM 

    Career Technical Education (CTE) Video: 

    8:40 AM 

    LIVE Corey Witt Jeremy Johnson CTE Department Chairpersons Explanation of CTE: 

    Email Mr. Witt or Email Mr. Johnson

    Please click here for the CTE Application: 

    8:50 AM 

    LIVE Rich Lodding, Athletic Director Welcome Email Mr. Lodding

    9:00 AM 

    LIVE Ms Nia, Lead Guidance Counselor: Transfer/Registration Information:

    Email Ms Nia

    9:10 AM 

    Question and Answer: SOHS Administration

    *This video was safely filmed prior to COVID.

    Additional links:

    School Profile (WASC Mid-Year Cycle)

    Additional videos:

    Student activities: 

    January Testing for 8th Graders  

    These entrance exams are for students interested in applying to the Sonora High School IB Program that do not attend one of the district feeder schools. Feeder school students do not test, they only complete the application. The exam option pertains to all private schools and out of district students. 

    Any freshman interested in enrolling in English 1 Honors, AP Human Geography, or Biology Honors must complete an application packet.  *If a student attends an out of district or private school, they must also sit for one of the exams. Dates are as follows: 

    Test dates for prospective IB students (Current out of district/private school 8th graders) 

    1. Saturday, January 9, 2021.
    2. Saturday, January 23, 2021. 
    • Exam Time 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Suggested Arrival Time- 7:30 a.m.
    • Location: Sonora High School Rooms 361 and 362 
    • If you are not comfortable with testing in person but are interested in attending Sonora High School please click on the link below and indicate your interest. 
    • Out of District and Private School Parents!! To pre-register for an exam or express interest in Sonora High School from an out of district or private school, please click on this link:

    Feeder School Students- If your child attends one of the Fullerton Joint Union High School District feeder schools, the entrance exam is not taken. These students will complete the application process for the IB Program, and applications will be available online and distributed at feeder schools.

    For more information, please email IB coordinator, Shannon Appenrodt at

    Sonora High School Open House January 2021

    Every year, this event celebrates and showcases the entire campus. Both current and prospective students and families participate in this momentous event. Due to health concerns, the current plan is for this event to be held virtually. Please continue to check our website for videos and updates. Our students and alumni are our greatest assets, and we want you to be able to meet them in some way.

    What Comes Next?  

    • Notification of Acceptance to the IB Program - Approximately March 1, 2021, letters of notification will be mailed to homes of all applicants. Acceptance letters will include a mid-March registration appointment time.

    • Registration - Registration nights take place on several evenings in March.  Sonora counselors, administrators, and program coordinators will assist students in this final step in their enrollment for the freshman year.  


      For Incoming Freshman from ALL feeder Middle Schools




      Tuesday, March 2, 2021

      3:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

      Sonora South Lot

      Thursday, March 4, 2021

      3:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

      Sonora South Lot

      Tuesday, March 9, 2021

      3:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

      Sonora South Lot


      Make-Up Registration Night

      For Inter-district students, Private Schools, and make-up registration




      Thursday, March 11, 2021

      3:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.

      Sonora South Lot