Aragon High School

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Aragon High School
Aragon-logo.png
Address
900 Alameda de las Pulgas
San Mateo, California, 94402
United States
Coordinates 37°33′02″N 122°19′46″W / 37.550481°N 122.32933°W / 37.550481; -122.32933Coordinates: 37°33′02″N 122°19′46″W / 37.550481°N 122.32933°W / 37.550481; -122.32933
Information
Type Public secondary
Established 1961
Principal Patricia Kurtz
Faculty 76 [1]
Grades 9–12
Number of students 1,441 (2013-2014) [2]
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Red, black
         
Athletics conference CIF Central Coast Section
Mascot Don
Rival Hillsdale High School
Newspaper Aragon Outlook
Yearbook El Tesoro
Website

Aragon High School is an American public high school in San Mateo, California, and is part of the San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD).[3] It is located in San Mateo County, a large suburb just outside San Francisco. The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).[4]

History[edit]

Aragon High School was established in 1961 to accommodate development and population growth in San Mateo. The campus is located in the affluent Foothill Terrace neighborhood[5] to the north of State Route 92 and west of State Route 82 (El Camino Real), on the border with the town of Hillsborough.

Statistics[edit]

Demographics[edit]

2013-2014[2]

  • 1,441 students: 762 Male (52.9%), 679 Female (47.1%)
White Hispanic Asian Two or More Races Filipino Pacific Islander African American American Indian Not Reported
447 381 326 168 59 41 15 2 2
31% 26.4% 22.6% 11.7% 4.1% 2.8% 1% 0.1% 0.1%
  • 48 Non-certificated staff: 17 Male (35.4%) / 31 Female (64.6%)[6]

Standardized testing[edit]

SAT Scores for 2012–2013 [7]
Critical Reading Average Math Average Writing Average
Aragon High 559 582 565
District 542 569 546
Statewide 492 508 489
2013 Academic Performance Index
2009 Base API [8] 2013 Growth API [9] Growth in the API from 2009 to 2013
822 849 27

Rankings[edit]

Aragon High School has been recognized nationally for its academic excellence. In 2013, it was ranked 208th in Newsweek '​s Top 2,000 Public High Schools [10] and 379th nationally by US News and World Report.[11] In 2012 it was ranked 689th nationally by The Washington Post.[12]

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "School Profile 2011-12: Aragon High School". California Department of Education. Retrieved November 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Enrollment by Ethnicity for 2013-14: Aragon High School". California Department of Education. 
  3. ^ "San Mateo Union High School District: Our Schools:". Archived from the original on 30 December 2009. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Western Association of Schools & Colleges - WASC ACS - Directory of Schools". Retrieved December 28, 2009. 
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ "Classified Staff 2011-12: Aragon High School". California Department of Education. Retrieved July 15, 2012. 
  7. ^ "SAT Report - Aragon High". Retrieved July 10, 2014. 
  8. ^ "2010 Growth API School Report - Aragon High". 
  9. ^ "2013 Growth API School Report - Aragon High". 
  10. ^ "America's Best High Schools 2013". Newsweek. 
  11. ^ "Best High Schools-2013". US News and World Report. 
  12. ^ "The High School Challenge-2012". The Washington Post. 
  13. ^ "ANN KIYOMURA HAYASHI". Retrieved December 31, 2009. 
  14. ^ "CIF/CENTRAL COAST SECTION ATHLETIC ALUMNI" (PDF). November 23, 2009. Archived from the original on 29 December 2009. Retrieved December 31, 2009. 
  15. ^ Mitch Stephens (April 24, 2004). "Aragon tennis star keeps it all in the family / Hayashi draws from Mom's court success". SFGate. Retrieved December 31, 2009. 
  16. ^ Bill Mitchel (August 28, 2009). "IN-DEPTH: Darick Robertson". Archived from the original on 18 January 2010. Retrieved December 31, 2009. 
  17. ^ "Darick Robertson". goodreads.com. Archived from the original on 11 December 2009. Retrieved December 31, 2009. 
  18. ^ Rik Offenberger. "Darick Robertson: Clawing His Way To The Top". comicsbulletin.com. Retrieved December 31, 2009. 
  19. ^ "Dynamite's Star-Studded SDCC Plans". newsarama.com. July 21, 2009. Retrieved December 31, 2009. 
  20. ^ "Neal Schon Q and A". schonmusic.com. Retrieved December 31, 2009. 
  21. ^ "Neal Schon". Retrieved December 31, 2009. 
  22. ^ "Public School Review: Aragon High School". Public School Review. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  23. ^ "Pro Day". KSL. April 24, 2010. Archived from the original on 28 April 2010. Retrieved April 25, 2010. ]
  24. ^ "San Mateo County prep notebook: PAL celebrates trifecta payout in". Oakland Tribune. April 27, 2009. Retrieved December 31, 2009. [dead link]
  25. ^ Will McCulloch (May 2, 2009). "Ex-SI CCSF quarterback Lee impresses Nebraska coaches". SFGate. Retrieved December 31, 2009. 
  26. ^ Lempert, Sue. "A new political star, bafflement in Belmont". The Daily Journal. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  27. ^ "Natalie Nunn Bio - University of Southern California Official Athletic Site". Usctrojans.com. 1984-12-26. Retrieved 2014-08-17. 
  28. ^ "Justin Christian Stats - ESPN". Espn.go.com. 2008-06-24. Retrieved 2014-08-17. 
  29. ^ Versatile Aragon athlete Sam Tuivailala may blaze trail in baseball

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