College Park High School (Pleasant Hill, California)

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College Park High School
CPHS-2006-10-14.jpg
Address
201 Viking Drive

,
94523-1809

United States
Coordinates37°57′54″N 122°04′15″W / 37.96500°N 122.07083°W / 37.96500; -122.07083[1]Coordinates: 37°57′54″N 122°04′15″W / 37.96500°N 122.07083°W / 37.96500; -122.07083[1]
Information
School typePublic high school
Founded1960
PrincipalKevin Honey[2]
Faculty87.00 (FTE)[3]
Grades9-12
Enrollment2,036 (2018-19)[3]
Student to teacher ratio23.40[3]
LanguageEnglish
AreaPleasant Hill, California
Color(s)Purple and white   
MascotFalcon
AffiliationMount Diablo Unified School District
Websitehttp://cphs.mdusd.org

College Park High School is a public high school located in Pleasant Hill, California, United States, adjacent to Valley View Middle School and Diablo Valley College. It is part of the Mount Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) and serves the western portions of Pleasant Hill and neighboring Concord (to the left of California State Route 242). CPHS was honored as a 2013 California Distinguished School by the California Department of Education.[4]

History[edit]

College Park High School was founded in 1960 to alleviate population pressure from nearby Pleasant Hill High. The new institution chose the falcon for its mascot. The school had been constructed on land adjacent to Diablo Valley College, leading to the name College Park. A fierce rivalry developed between College Park and Pleasant Hill High until the latter closed. This rivalry would later be transferred to both Alhambra and Northgate High Schools. [5]

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Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Geological Survey (19 January 1981). "GNIS Detail -College Park High School". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-01.
  2. ^ "School Administrators & Counselors". cphs.mdusd.org. Retrieved 2019-10-28.
  3. ^ a b c "College Park High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved May 5, 2020.
  4. ^ "2013 Distinguished Middle and High Schools". ca.gov. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
  5. ^ Nilsen, Adam P. (2007). Images of America: Pleasant Hill. San Francisco, CA: Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7385-5565-2.
  6. ^ "Barney: Martinez's Maurice Benard has found his niche on 'General Hospital'". 17 September 2008.
  7. ^ http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/team/roster/Travis-Raciti/7a0f7716-bcdf-4e68-a66b-c68aabbdd7c4 Archived 2015-12-22 at the Wayback Machine>