Tennyson High School

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Tennyson High School
Established 1957
Type Public high school
Principal Lori Villanueva
Faculty 196
Teaching staff 156
Students 1,312 2014[1]
Grades 9-12
Location 27035 Whitman Street,
Hayward, California, USA
Coordinates 37°38′31″N 122°3′59″W / 37.64194°N 122.06639°W / 37.64194; -122.06639Coordinates: 37°38′31″N 122°3′59″W / 37.64194°N 122.06639°W / 37.64194; -122.06639
District Hayward Unified School District
Colors Columbia Blue, Black         
Mascot Lancer
API Average 593 (2009-2010)[2]
Website Tennyson High School

Tennyson High School is a high school in Hayward, California formed in 1957.

Location[edit]

Tennyson is within one mile north of the South Hayward BART station. The school is bordered to the west by the Amtrak Capitol Corridor route, with a train signal and gates installed there. Student fatalities from trains have been reported.[3][4]

Academics[edit]

Tennyson offers Advanced Placement classes.

According to a 2013 report [5] only "16 percent of ninth graders attended class on a daily basis and just 34 percent of seniors at Tennyson High School graduated last year".

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Associated schools[edit]

Local schools which feed into Tennyson High include: Cesar E. Chavez Middle School, known as La Vista Intermediate until 1995.

Notable alumni[edit]

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