Woodside High School (Woodside, California)

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Woodside High School
Woodside High School, from library deck looking toward main quad, Feb 14, 2013.JPG
A view of Woodside looking toward the main quad.
Home of the Wildcats
Address
199 Churchill Ave
Woodside, CA, 94062
United States
Coordinates 37°26′40″N 122°13′55″W / 37.44444°N 122.23194°W / 37.44444; -122.23194Coordinates: 37°26′40″N 122°13′55″W / 37.44444°N 122.23194°W / 37.44444; -122.23194
Information
Type Comprehensive Public High School
Established 1958
School district Sequoia Union High School District
Superintendent James Lianides
CEEB Code 053808
Principal Diane Burbank
Vice Principals Dianne Mazzei
Alvaro Calderon
Maureen Campbell
Staff 105 (2011–2012)[1]
Grades 9–12
Number of students 1,780 (2013–2014)[2]
Campus type Suburban
Color(s)              Orange, Black, White
Fight song Sons of Westwood
Mascot Wildcat (Wilbur)
Rivals Sequoia High School
Menlo-Atherton High School
Carlmont High School
Newspaper Woodside World
Website

Woodside High School is an American public high school located in Woodside on the border with Redwood City, California. It is part of the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD).

History[edit]

Woodside serves students from the surrounding communities of Portola Valley, Woodside, East Palo Alto and Redwood City. It has a large Performing Arts Center, which was built in 2004. The newest building on campus is the Digital Media Center, know as the "I-Wing," which houses the digital photography, audio production, animation, video production, and computer science classrooms.

Statistics[edit]

Demographics[edit]

2013–2014[2]

  • 1,780 students: 882 Male (49.6%), 898 Female (50.4%)
Hispanic White Two or More Races African American Pacific Islander Asian Filipino American Indian Not Reported
1,056 481 72 56 56 26 25 8 0
59.3% 27% 4% 3.1% 3.1% 1.5% 1.4% 0.4% 0%

Standardized testing[edit]

SAT Scores for 2012–2013 [3]
Critical Reading Average Math Average Writing Average
Woodside High 516 525 521
District 542 567 543
Statewide 492 508 489
2013 Academic Performance Index
2009 Base API [4] 2013 Growth API [5] Growth in the API from 2009 to 2013
750 758 8

Robotics[edit]

Woodside is the home to FIRST RoboticsTeam 100, the Wildcats. The team won the 1995 National FIRST competition.[citation needed]

Athletics[edit]

The school's football team won the California Interscholastic Federation's Central Coast Section title in 2004.[6] More recently, the school's girls' soccer team won the California Interscholastic Federation's Central Coast Section title in 2011 in a 0-0 tie with Santa Teresa High School.[7]

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "School Profile 2011–12: Woodside High School". California Department of Education. 
  2. ^ a b "Enrollment by Ethnicity for 2013–14: Woodside High School". California Department of Education. 
  3. ^ "SAT Report 2012-13 – Woodside High". California Department of Education. 
  4. ^ "2009 Base API School Report – Woodside High". California Department of Education Assessment, Accountability and Awards Division. 
  5. ^ "2013 Growth API School Report – Woodside High". California Department of Education Analysis, Measurement, & Accountability Reporting Division. 
  6. ^ Spalding, John; Nash, Don. "Historical Record of CCS Football Champions Year-by-Year". CIFCCS. Retrieved 28 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "2013 CCS GIRL S SOCCER - DIVISION I". Retrieved 28 June 2014. 

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