Oak Grove High School (San Jose, California)

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Oak Grove High School
Oak Grove High School billboard.jpg
Oak Grove High School memorial
285 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, California, United States
Coordinates 37°15′10″N 121°49′12″W / 37.2528°N 121.8199°W / 37.2528; -121.8199Coordinates: 37°15′10″N 121°49′12″W / 37.2528°N 121.8199°W / 37.2528; -121.8199
Established 1967
School district East Side Union High School District
Principal Martha Brazil
Enrollment 1,947
Color(s)      Royal Blue (Traditional)
Mascot Eagle

Oak Grove High School is a secondary school located in San Jose, California which serves students in grades 9–12. Average student enrollment is 1950 students, compared to the state average of 1413 students. The school is part of the East Side Union High School District (ESUHSD). As of 2010, the principal is Martha Brazil.

Oak Grove High School has a history of athletic success, particularly in football (C.C.S. Champion years: '78, '86, '97, '99, '04, '07, and 08'), basketball, track, soccer, and many other sports competitions. The school's mascot is the eagle.

Advanced Placement[edit]

As of the 2014/2015 school year, the following Advanced Placement are offered at Oak Grove High School.



Oak Grove High School's official mascot are the Eagles.

The Varsity Football Team won 7 CCS Open School Titles. Mike Holmgren (now Cleveland Browns' President) was an assistant coach for the Eagles when they won the CCS title in 1978.


Every year, monologues and one-act plays are performed by the Advanced Drama classes. There, students are allowed to come watch the shows during class periods. Along with Drama, Musical Theatre also hosts the annual Broadway Review in December and the Senior Show, directed by seniors, in May. In addition, the drama department puts on a fall play and spring musical. Recent productions include Grease, Chicago, The Miracle Worker, Cabaret, Alice in Wonderland, The Wiz, Annie, To Kill a Mockingbird, Fiddler on the Roof, Our Town, and You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Spirit Week[edit]

Spirit Week is annually held during the week of the Homecoming Dance. During Spirit Week, class competitions and spirit days are held. The freshmen, sophomore, junior, and senior class all wear their class colors. On the Friday of the Homecoming Rally, a skit called Spirit Patrol is performed by graduating seniors. Spirit Patrol is a senior directed skit and it is where the seniors cross dress with their partners and perform a dance during the rally. Spirit Patrol has been part of the homecoming tradition since 1992.


Fantastics is an annual night rally held by the ASB Officers and Leadership Class students. Fantastics consists of a class skit, class pyramid, and various class competitions. 2009 was the first that Oak Grove held Fantastics, an event that almost every district of the East Side Union High School District hosts. The inaugural theme of OGHS's Fantastics was "Super Heroes". At the time, the freshmen's super hero theme was Power Rangers, the sophomore's Super Mario Brothers, the junior's Justice League, and the senior's theme Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

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