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.


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]


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".


Associated schools[edit]

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

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