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De Anza High School is a secondary school located in Richmond, California, United States, named after Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza.

De Anza High School
De Anza High School Sign.jpg
Location
5000 Valley View Road
Richmond, CA 94803
United States
Coordinates37°58′05″N 122°17′12″W / 37.967978°N 122.286636°W / 37.967978; -122.286636Coordinates: 37°58′05″N 122°17′12″W / 37.967978°N 122.286636°W / 37.967978; -122.286636
Information
TypePublic
Established1955
School districtWest Contra Costa Unified School District
PrincipalMs Sigler
Faculty54.47 FTE
Grades9-12
Enrollment1,331 (2016-17)[1]
Color(s)        
AthleticsFootball, tennis, basketball, volleyball, soccer, softball, baseball, swimming, golf, track & field, badminton, and wrestling.
Athletics conferenceCIF North Coast Section - TCAL
MascotDon
AcademiesHealth Academy, Information Technology Academy, Law Academy
Website

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HistoryEdit

The school originally opened in 1955. In 2005 local voters passed Measure J, a bond measure which included $161 million to completely rebuild the De Anza campus. Reconstruction began in 2009 with a new all-weather track and artificial-turf football field, along with the demolition of the gym and other site preparation work. The new facility was opened for the start of the 2013 - 2014 school year.

The school offers four academies: Health Academy, Information Technology Academy, Law Academy, and Air Force JROTC.

School clubs include Anime, Asian-Pacific Islander, Banju Community Club, Black Student Union, Christian Club, Freedom of Movement, French, Gay/Straight Alliance, Glee Club, Graffiti Arts, Guitar, Hip-Hop Club, Health Occupational Society of America (HOSA), Interact, MESA, Outdoor Rec, Poetry, Robotics, Shimada, Speech & Debate, Video Game Club, and Yearbook.

Test scoresEdit

California Standard Tests Scores, proficiency rate [1]
English Mathematics Science History/Social
26% 5% 25% 18%

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "De Anza High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  2. ^ "Athlete profile for Brian Abshire". Iaaf.org. 1963-11-14. Retrieved 2013-02-19.
  3. ^ "Greg Bracelin - The Football Database". Footballdb.com. 1957-04-16. Retrieved 2013-02-19.[permanent dead link]

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