Yerba Buena High School

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Yerba Buena High School
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Yerba Buena Logo
"Diversity is Our Strength
Strength comes from within"
1855 Lucretia Avenue
San Jose, California, Santa Clara County, 95122
United States
Coordinates 37°19′14″N 121°50′59″W / 37.3205°N 121.8497°W / 37.3205; -121.8497Coordinates: 37°19′14″N 121°50′59″W / 37.3205°N 121.8497°W / 37.3205; -121.8497
School type Public High School
Established 1971
School district East Side Union High School District
Superintendent Chris D. Funk
School code 053113
Principal Tom Huynh
Grades 9–12
Age range 13-18
Enrollment (approx) 1,600
Average class size 30
Color(s) Grey, Khaki, White and Green                 
Fight song "Lets Go Warriors Lets Go"
Mascot Aztec Warrior
Nickname YB, YBHS, YB High School
Rival Andrew P. Hill High School
Activities director Viet Trinh

Yerba Buena High School is a public comprehensive four-year high school located in the East San Jose area of San Jose, California, USA. It has been the safest school in the East Side Union High School District for three consecutive years and its athletic teams are well-known. This school has the Engineering MAGNET program and the Construction MAGNET program.

The student body is roughly 10% from other South and Central America countries such as (Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras), 55% Mexican and 40% Vietnamese American, with a small student body of Filipino Americans, Cambodian Americans, Africans Americans, Caucasians, in addition. [1]

Yerba Buena means good herb in the Spanish language.

Students can check their grades in their pre-made schoolloop account.

The school underwent renovations and finished winter break 2011-2012.


Baseball, Basketball, Badminton, Cheerleading, Cross-country, Football, Tennis, Track-and-field, Volleyball, Wrestling, Swimming, Soccer, and Softball.

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