Culver City High School

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Culver City High School
Front entrance of Culver City High School
4401 Elenda Street
Culver City, California 90230
United States
Coordinates 34°00′27″N 118°24′07″W / 34.0075°N 118.4019°W / 34.0075; -118.4019Coordinates: 34°00′27″N 118°24′07″W / 34.0075°N 118.4019°W / 34.0075; -118.4019
Motto "Learn To Achieve. Achieve To Learn. Tomorrow Starts Today."
Established January 1951
School district Culver City Unified School District
Principal Lisa Cooper
Enrollment 2,014
Color(s) Royal Blue & Silver
Mascot Centaur
Newspaper The Centaurian

Culver City High School is the main public high school of the Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) in Culver City, California. It was opened in 1951.[1] The school's colors are blue and silver, and the mascot is the centaur. As of 2014, the enrollment was roughly 2000.[2] Culver City High School is recognized as a California Distinguished School, earning the honor in 2005.[3]

CCHS also hosts several events. Since 2004, it has held an annual peace concert called Peace of Music. Every year on July 4, CCHS hosts a fireworks show, sponsored by the Culver City Exchange Club. In addition, Rigoberta Menchú has visited and spoken on peace.

The school's newspaper is The Centaurian, which is part of the High School National Ad Network. CCHS also offers a variety of academic extracurricular activities such as speech and debate, math club, and mock trial.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ Schools Culver City History.
  2. ^ School Level Enrollment Reports – DataQuest; California Department of Education.
  3. ^ 2005 California Distinguished High Schools Archived February 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Virtual Library; California Department of Education.
  4. ^ "Rocky George: Going the Distance with Rocky." March 17, 2010. Guitar World. Accessed on June 23, 2010.
  5. ^ Darrin Jackson Statistics – Baseball Reference.
  6. ^ Carnell Lake Player Profile – Website
  7. ^ Billy Parks, WR at. (2012-01-01). Retrieved on 2012-04-23.
  8. ^ Karl Paymah Biography – Denver Broncos Website

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