Manuel Dominguez High School

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Manuel Dominguez High School
15301 S. San Jose
Compton, California, USA
Type Public high school
Established 1957
School district Compton Unified School District
Principal Rigoberto Roman
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,609
Campus Urban
Color(s) Red, Black, Gold               
Nickname Dons
Rival Lynwood High School
Yearbook El Espejo

Manuel Dominguez High School is a four-year high school located in Compton, California. It is part of the Compton Unified School District.The school's current principal is Rigoberto Roman.


Dominguez is known for having one of the most outstanding football teams in Southern California. Their main rival is Lynwood High School. The football team is led by coach Willie Donerson and his son Keith Donerson. They are a part of the CIF Southern Section, and San Gabriel Valley League. The Dominguez Football team has produced many NCAA, and NFL football players such as Greg Townsend, Richard Sherman, Jeron Johnson, Bruce Walker and Chilo Rachal.

The Dominguez basketball team is also among the best having produced NBA players such as Tyson Chandler, Dennis Johnson, Brandon Jennings, Cedric Ceballos and Tayshaun Prince.


In 2000, educators Catherine Borek and Karen Greene and an all-student cast produced the first theatrical production to take place at Dominguez in over two decades. Their process of mounting the production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town is the subject of a 2002 documentary by Scott Hamilton Kennedy entitled OT: Our Town.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ Bolch, Ben (December 12, 2002). "Otis Says Return 'Unbelievable'". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on January 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ The Fruit, the Tree, and the Serpent

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