Mount Eden High School

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Mt. Eden High School
2300 Panama Street
Hayward, California, 94545
United States
Coordinates 37°37′30″N 122°5′26″W / 37.62500°N 122.09056°W / 37.62500; -122.09056Coordinates: 37°37′30″N 122°5′26″W / 37.62500°N 122.09056°W / 37.62500; -122.09056
Type Public high school
Motto "You can't hide that Monarch Pride!"
Established 1960
School district Hayward Unified School District[1]
Principal Gregory Fobbs
Teaching staff 80
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,865 (2013-2014)[2]
Color(s) Royal Blue & Gold
Nickname Monarchs
API average 699 (2012-2013) [3]
Newspaper The Lion's Tale
Yearbook The Scepter

Mount Eden High School is a high school in Hayward, California, founded in 1960. It is part of the Hayward Unified School District. Mount Eden is located in West Hayward, near Union City.


2013-14 total enrollment was 1,865. [4] Enrollment by ethnicity was: Hispanic or Latino (any race), 896; Filipino (not Hispanic), 290; Asian (not Hispanic), 242; African American (not Hispanic), 202; Caucasian (not Hispanic), 115; Other, 120.[5] Students who spoke languages other than English included: Spanish, 315; Filipino or Tagalog, 41; Vietnamese, 17; other, 49.[6] Recently, 29% of the student body was rated as Limited English Speaking.[citation needed]





The following sports are offered at Mt. Eden:[7]

  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Wrestling
  • Baseball
  • Badminton
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track & field

Clubs & Organizations[edit]

  • Action Team
  • Anime Club
  • ARK CLub
  • Art Club
  • AVID
  • Badminton Club
  • CSF: California Scholarship Federation
  • Filipino Club
  • French Club
  • GSA: Gay Straight Alliance
  • Indian/Fijian Club
  • Interact Club
  • Japanese Club
  • LaRaza
  • Lion's Tale
  • Meditation Club
  • Muslim Student Association
  • Nation Art Honors Society
  • Novelists Club
  • Peer Mediation
  • Polynesian Club
  • P.O.M.B. Club (Power of Mind and Body)
  • Puente
  • Save our World Club
  • Science Club
  • Spanish Club
  • SWAT: Students Working Against Tobacco
  • Trading Card Club
  • Yearbook

(Active Clubs as of 2014-2015 School Year)[8]


Mt. Eden High School Instrumental Programs[edit]

Mt. Eden is home to a Nationally Distinguished Music Program under the leadership of Band Director, Kevin T. Cato and Orchestra Director, E. Ronnie Cato.


The Mt. Eden High School Band led by director Kevin Cato has reached large feats since his arrival, along with the inception of its Wind Ensemble. For the past decade, it's Band has traveled to many destinations and musical festivals competing in Hawaii, Anaheim, and has been also featured to play in the renowned Carnegie Hall.


Mt. Eden High School Vocal Programs[edit]

Notable Alumni[edit]

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