Cordova High School (Rancho Cordova, California)
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|Cordova High School|
|2239 Chase Drive
Rancho Cordova, California, 95670
|Type||Public high school|
|School district||Folsom-Cordova Unified School District|
|Teaching staff||68.01 (FTE)|
|Grades||9 to 12|
|Student to teacher ratio||25.53|
|Color(s)||Red and Black|
|Rival||Folsom High School|
Cordova High School is a public high school serving grades 9 to 12. It is in the Folsom-Cordova Unified School District and located in Rancho Cordova, California - east of Downtown Sacramento on US 50.
The demographic breakdown of the 1,736 students enrolled for the 2012-2013 school year was:
- Male - 52.9%
- Female - 47.1%
- Native American/Alaskan - 0.6%
- Asian/Pacific islanders - 11.8%
- Black - 15.8%
- Hispanic - 26.8%
- White - 43.3%
- Multiracial - 1.7%
In addition, 68.5% of the students qualified for free or reduced lunch.
- Chris Bosio - Former MLB pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers and Seattle Mariners
- Chad George - MMA fighter
- Coye Francies - NFL cornerback for the Oakland Raiders
- Otis Griffin - Professional boxer
- Joe Horgan - Former MLB pitcher for the Montreal Expos and Washington Nationals
- Geoff Jenkins - Former MLB outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers and Philadelphia Phillies
- Randy Lerch - Former MLB pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies, Milwaukee Brewers, Montreal Expos, and San Francisco Giants
- Jerry Manuel - New York Mets manager
- Marcus McCauley - Defensive back for the Minnesota Vikings
- Chris Nyman - Former MLB first baseman for the Chicago White Sox
- Nyls Nyman - Brother of Chris Nyman. Former MLB outfielder for the Chicago White Sox
- Troy Taylor - Former NFL quarterback for the New York Jets
- Max Venable - Former MLB outfielder for the San Francisco Giants, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds, and California Angels
- Randy Veres - Former MLB pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago Cubs, Florida Marlins, Detroit Tigers, and Kansas City Royals
- Seneca Wallace - NFL quarterback, currently free agent
- Gerald Willhite - Former NFL running back for the Denver Broncos
- Kevin Willhite - Former NFL running back for the Green Bay Packers
- Larry Wolfe - Former MLB infielder with the Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox
- Zack Andrews- American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA)
Media and entertainment
- Lester Holt - anchor for the flagship broadcast NBC Nightly News
- Jim Vitti - Award-winning author.
- Neal Jimenez - Screenwriter/Director: River's Edge, The Waterdance.
- Billy Marshall Stoneking - Well-known Australian/American poet, filmmaker, writer, script editor and film teacher/mentor.
- Ben Huh - Owner of I Can Has Cheezburger?
- Robbie Jones (actor). Actor. He portrays Lewis Flynn on the television show Hellcats.
- "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Cordova High". ed.gov. Retrieved 27 August 2015.