Achieving the Dream
West Hills College Lemoore is proud to be one of six community colleges in the Achieving the Dream network named a leader college. Leader college status is a designation awarded to Achieving the Dream institutions that have shown progress in improving the success of all community college students. Achieving the Dream is a targeted reform movement geared toward student success. A network of higher education institutions, partners, and advisors, it is focused on helping students achieve their academic dreams. To receive ATD Leader College status, colleges much demonstrate three years of steady improvement in two designated measures of student success and provide evidence that equity gaps narrowed on at least one measure. As a Leader College, WHCL provides support and leadership to other schools in the ATD network.
Fresno Pacific University
West Hills College Lemoore partners to offer two Bachelor's Degree programs in Liberal Studies and Early Childhood Education through Fresno Pacific University. These 18-month degree completion programs feature classes on the WHC Lemoore campus. Additionally, Fresno Pacific University offers a multiple subject teaching credential for students who plan on becoming elementary teachers. To find out more about their programs, visit the Fresno Pacific website.
University of Phoenix RN-BSN Program
West Hills College Lemoore nursing students working on their Associate’s Degree in Nursing are now eligible to take courses through University of Phoenix as part of a Transfer Pathway-Concurrent Enrollment Program. This partnership offers students a way to complete their Bachelor of Science in Nursing during WHCL's semester breaks. Through this concurrent enrollment, students can graduate from WHCL with as few as 20 units left to complete their BSN.
District High Schools
West Hills College Lemoore enjoys a partnership with all district high schools to provide youth services. The fully-accredited Lemoore Middle College High School (LMCHS) is located on the West Hills College Lemoore campus and features an alternative to the traditional high school experience.
Local Elementary and Middle Schools
West Hills College Lemoore partners with local elementary schools through the LIFE After School Program that is provided on ten elementary and middle school campuses in our service area. University Charter School, which is part of the Lemoore Elementary Unified School District, is located on the northwest portion of our college campus and is an observation school and training opportunity for students in education classes.
We have business and industry partnerships throughout our service area. West Hills College Lemoore utilizes these talents to support our advisory committees and Career Technical Education (CTE) programs.