Tennyson High School

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Tennyson High School
27035 Whitman Street
Hayward, California, 94544
United States
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
Type Public high school
Established 1957
School district Hayward Unified School District
Principal Lori Villanueva
Faculty 196
Teaching staff 156
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,312[1] (2014)
Color(s) Columbia Blue, Black         
Nickname Lancers
API average 593 (2009-2010)[2]

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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