Pleasanton Unified School District

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Coordinates: 37°39′19.94″N 121°52′34.24″W / 37.6555389°N 121.8761778°W / 37.6555389; -121.8761778

Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD)
Type and location
Type Public
Grades K-12
Established 1988
Region Pleasanton, California
Location 4665 Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566-7498
District information
Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi
Other information
Website District Website

The Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) is a public primary and secondary education school district located in Pleasanton, California, a suburban town east of San Francisco. It consists of nine elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools, two continuation high schools and a continuation middle school.

High schools[edit]

Amador Valley High School[edit]

Amador Valley High School (commonly Amador or AVHS) was founded as Amador Valley Joint Union High School. It had its first class graduate in 1923. The school has been named a California Distinguished School, a National School of Character, and a National Blue Ribbon School. Mascot: Dons

Foothill High School[edit]

Foothill High School (FHS) was built in 1973. The current enrollment is 2,343 students.[1] The school recently[when?] made headlines by banning "freak" dancing. The school mascot is the falcon and the official rival school is Amador Valley High School. The school colors are yellow and blue. FHS was a 2006 winner of the National Blue Ribbon Award, was a 2002 National Blue Ribbon California Nominee, and was recognized as a 2001 California Distinguished School. Mascot: Falcons

Middle schools[edit]

Pleasanton Middle School[edit]

Pleasanton Middle School (commonly known as PMS) is a grade 6-8 formulated middle school. The school opened in 1991, and is a California Distinguished School. About 1300 students attend this school, and their mascot is the Panther. There are about 65 teachers in the school.[2] The vice principals are Mrs. Jill Butler and Mrs. Kelly Wylie. The principal is Mrs. Aileen Parsons.[3] They play other schools like Harvest Park Middle School, Hart Middle School and Junction Intermediate School in various activities and sports including basketball,volleyball, and wrestling. It is located next to Hearst Elementary School, and is in walking distance from the public library and downtown Pleasanton. Its mascot is the Panther. [1]

Harvest Park Middle School[edit]

Harvest Park Middle School (H.P.M.S.) is a public middle school. It was built in 1968, and is the oldest middle school in Pleasanton. It is located at 4900 Valley Avenue. It is a National Blue Ribbon school, ranked #1 in Pleasanton for education from 2010-2013, and a California Distinguished School. Harvest Park is located near Walnut Grove Elementary and offers sports such as track, volleyball, and ultimate frisbee. Also Harvest Park offers a computer program. Also in Track and Field Jack Gray (6) and Sean Carrick (7) ran at outside organization known as Oak Hill Athletics. Many other kids attended this school and it is one of the top learning schools in Pleasanton area. [2]

Thomas S. Hart Middle School[edit]

Thomas S. Hart Middle School was founded in 2000. It is the newest middle school in the district. Vice Principal is Brooks, Jessica and Domer, Thomas and Principal is Conde, Terry. Its mascot is the Husky. It has many sports such as ultimate frisbee, track, volleyball, golf, basketball, and color guard. [3]

Elementary schools[edit]


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Alisal was named after our city in the 1700-1800s; before Pleasanton got its name.


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Fairlands was California Distinguished School many times. The principal is Kimberely Michaels.


Hearst Elementary School is located on Case Ave. near Pleasanton Middle School. It takes kids from grades K-5. Hearst's principal is Michael Kuhfal. Its slogan is "Home of the Monarchs", and its mascot is the Monarch Butterfly.

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Valley View[edit]

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Vintage Hills[edit]

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Walnut Grove[edit]

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Continuation schools[edit]

Horizon High School[edit]

Horizon High School (commonly Horizon) is a public high school for school-age mothers.[4]

Village High School[edit]

Main article: Village High School

Village High School (commonly Village) is a public continuation high school. The high school was formed for students from Amador Valley and Foothill with low grades, multiple absences, or credit deficiencies.[5]

Opportunity Middle School[edit]

Opportunity Middle School (commonly Opportunity) is a public continuation junior high school. This middle school is created for middle school students from Harvest Park Middle School, Pleasanton Middle School, and Hart Middle School who have low grades, multiple absences, or credit deficiencies.


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