Casa Grande High School
|Casa Grande High School|
|333 Casa Grande Road
|School district||Petaluma City Schools|
|Faculty||83.20 (on FTE basis)|
|Student to teacher ratio||22.10|
|Website||Casa Grande High School|
Casa Grande High School is a public high school in Petaluma, California. Casa Grande is one of six high schools in the Petaluma City Schools District. As of the 2010-2011 school year, Casa Grande had an enrollment of 1,770 students.
Casa Grande has raised an Academic Decathlon team. The team has represented Sonoma County for the last 30 years in the decathlon's state-level competition. They won California's Division II title seven times. The team has advanced to the final competition at the national level once, where it took sixth place overall.
The Gaucho Gazette is Casa Grande High School newspaper. Established for more than a decade as of 2012, the Gaucho Gazette won the first place 63rd Redwood Empire Excellence in Journalism prize for high school journalism in 2009. The paper was named the 4th best student newspaper by the National Scholastic Press Association in 2012.
- Josh Akognon – professional basketball player
- Jeff Gerstmann - Video game journalist
- Jonny Gomes – professional baseball player
- Amy Gutierrez – sports journalist
- Glenn Rubenstein – Journalist, Musician
- Dallas Osborn - Radio DJ at Live 105
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