Hemet High School
|Hemet High School|
|41701 East Stetson Avenue
East Hemet, CA, 92544
|Type||Public high school|
|School district||Hemet Unified School District|
|Color(s)||Red & Gold|
|Rival||West Valley High School|
Hemet High School is a public high school of approximately 2,500 students located in East Hemet, California and is part of the Hemet Unified School District. Hemet High is accredited by the WASC Accrediting Commission for Schools. From its founding in 1894 to 1965 the school was known as Hemet Union High School.
Hemet High School was first founded in 1894 and has been moved to different campus sites in the past. The school has been operating at its present campus site since 1972. Hemet High is accredited by the WASC, NATEF, and AYES Accrediting Commissions for Schools. The campus began construction expansion again, including the addition of two new academic buildings, a theater, and several shade structures, completed during the summer of 2012 (first being used in the 2012-2013 school year).
- James Lafferty (class of 2003) - actor, One Tree Hill 
- Coralie Simmons (class of 1995) - former U.S. Olympian (2000 women's water polo)