About Us

Prospects High School is an alternative high school in the Antioch Unified School District. Prospects serves students in grades 9 through 14, ages 14-21. The purpose of Prospects is to provide students an alternative opportunity to improve their academic skills as they work toward graduating with their class. A high school diploma may be earned by meeting the Antioch Unified School District's 220 credit requirement. 

Successful Students at Prospects High School:

  • Devote at least four hours a day (school days) to studying in a quiet place

  • Are organized and manage their time well

  • Have enough motivation and determination to work and learn independently

  • Take ownership of their own success

  • Keep school a high priority

  • Establish a set academic schedule or routine

  • Are resourceful and take advantage of academic supports available at Prospects

  • Have a caring adult who monitors their completion of work

What Does Prospects’ Independent Study (IS) Look Like?

All students must meet with their IS teacher one time weekly with a supervising teacher minimally, for 1 hour on a specific day and time.

All students must spend between 20 and 30 hours a week completing their homework at home.

Students are expected to earn a minimum of 15 credits per quarter, depending on the specific need of the student. Students may be given additional opportunities to earn credits through LMC, Edgenuity, Summer School and special projects. 

Most students need to attend at additional times for…

  • Algebra, Geometry, or other Math Class

  • Tutoring or Student Support if assigned by teacher, counselor or administration

  • State Mandated Testing (9th, 11th and 12th graders in the Spring)

  • Online Courses using Edgenuity Software

Some students may choose to attend other optional opportunities such as…

  • Articulated College and Career Class (In-Person)

  • Dual Enrollment Spanish Class (In-Person at Prospects for Spring 2022)

  • Breathe, Stretch, Meditate (30 Mins with the counselor using an online exercise program)

  • LMC classes, Concurrent Enrollment- to earn 3.3 credits of electives on your high school transcript for every 1 unit at LMC (i.e., 3 unit LMC course = 10 elective credits at PHS)

  • In-Person School Activities

  • Poetry Out Loud

Vision Statement

Our vision is to provide a safe environment and nurturing community where learners grow in knowledge, confidence, and independence.


It is Prospects High Schools’ mission to provide students with the values, skills, and knowledge necessary to ensure lifelong learning, strong self-esteem, and responsible citizenship.

Core Values

  • We believe that all students can learn

  • We believe that every student deserves opportunities to succeed

  • We believe that honoring diversity strengthens us

  • We believe academic success is the only option

Prospects High School
820 West 2nd Street
Antioch, CA 94509

Phone: 925-779-7490
Fax: 925-779-7491

Office Hours
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Office Numbers
Jose Hernandez, Principal
Phone: 925-779-7490 ext. 40866
Email Jose Hernandez

Rebecca Marquez, Admin. Asst.
Phone: 925-779-7490 ext. 42985
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Lorraine Bowlen, Office Asst.
Phone: 925-779-7490 ext. 43396
Email Lorraine Bowlen

Elsy Ramirez, Office Asst.
Phone: 925-779-7490 ext. 43224
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Roxana Jackson, Office Asst. - Bilingual
Phone: 925-779-7490 ext. 43117
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Jazmin Chavarria Silva, Office Asst. - Bilingual
Phone: 925-779-7490 ext. 42940
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Wanema Cornell, Counselor
Phone: 925-779-7490 ext. 43605
Email Wanema Cornell