Arroyo High School (El Monte, California)
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|Arroyo High School|
|4921 North Cedar Avenue
El Monte, California
|School district||El Monte Union High School District|
|Number of students||2337|
|Color(s)||Blue, Black & White|
Arroyo High School, located in El Monte, California, United States, is a school in the El Monte Union High School District. . The attendance area served by Arroyo High School consists of four different communities: El Monte, Temple City, Arcadia, and an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County. The attendance area of the 40-acre high school is approximately four square miles and is bounded on the north by Live Oak Avenue, on the west by El Monte Avenue and Arden Drive, and on the south by the railroad tracks at Ramona Boulevard. The eastern boundary is formed by going north on Peck Road from Ramona to Lambert Street and east on Lambert to the San Gabriel River. Arroyo High School has a reputation for having a very safe campus.[clarification needed]
Arroyo High School opened its doors in 1955 and its first graduating class was the class of 1958.
In 1987, Arroyo won the California State Division I Boys Cross-Country championship.
The school colors are Columbia Blue, Black, and White.
Available AP courses include:
- Calculus AB
- Calculus BC
- Environmental Science
- Physics C: Mechanics
- Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
- United States History
- United States Government and Politics
- World History
- English Language
- English Literature
- Chinese Language and Culture
- Spanish Language
- Spanish Literature
- Rob Bottin, special effects make-up artist, class of 1978
- Laura Molina, Chicana artist, actress and musician, class of 1976
- Steven Parent, aka "Stereo Steve", victim of the Charles Manson murders, class of 1969
- Kimberly Rhode double trap and skeet shooter, Olympic medalist winner and national champion, class of 1997
- Javier Vazquez (fighter), wrestler; retired mixed martial artist
- Jackie Warner, Former professional baseball player (California Angels)
- Bob Mackie, Fashion Designer
- "About Us". Arroyo High School. Retrieved 2013-04-18.
- Howard-Cooper, Scott (1987-11-29). "State Prep Cross- country Championships: Arroyo Boys Are Cut Above the Rest". LA Times. Retrieved 8 May 2013.
- "Steven Parent". CieloDrive.com. Retrieved 2013-04-19.
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