Mission Bay Senior High School

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Mission Bay High School
Location
2475 Grand Avenue
San Diego
, California, U.S.
Information
Type Public secondary school
Motto Pride, Dignity and Excellence in everything we do.
Established 1953
Principal Ernest Remillard
Vice principal Erin Leszynski
Number of students Approximately 1,674
Color(s) Black & Gold
Mascot Buccaneer
Newspaper The Beachcomber
Yearbook Taroga
District San Diego Unified School District
Website

Mission Bay High School is a public school located in the San Diego, California community of Pacific Beach . It is a magnet school with emphasis on Academic Studies. In Fall 2006, Mission Bay introduced International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme courses.

Mission Bay also has a nationally recognized Jazz program, directed by Jean-Paul "J.P." Balmat (formerly directed by Ray Vinole) . This program consists of three groups: the Concert Jazz Ensemble, the Intermediate Jazz Ensemble, and the Preservationists (formerly the Mission Bay High School Dixie Jazz Band). The Preservationists are the only of these to produce any recordings so far.

The racial make-up of Mission Bay High is American Indian - 13 (1%), Asian - 174 (10%), Black - 242 (14%,) Hispanic - 876 (52%), White - 369 (22%). Approximately 83% of the school is bused from other parts of San Diego such as Logan Heights, Sherman, Shell Town, Mount Hope, Lincoln Park, Valencia Park, Encanto, Skyline, Paradise Hills, City Heights & Scripps Ranch.

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Mission Bay Jazz Band Website

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Coordinates: 32°48′00″N 117°13′24″W / 32.80000°N 117.22333°W / 32.80000; -117.22333