El Segundo High School
|El Segundo High School|
640 Main Street|
El Segundo, California 90245
|Type||Public high school|
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Go forth for service
|Established||1927, 91 years ago|
|School district||El Segundo Unified S.D.|
|Principal||Jennifer Hawn, Ed.D. |
|Grades||9 - 12|
|Color(s)||Blue and Gold|
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First built in 1927, the school campus contains 11 main buildings built from a brick facade. The complex of buildings allow students to choose from more than 150 courses. The school offers a high level of academic rigor, as it won multiple awards. For example, in 2003 and 2007 El Segundo High School claimed the 'California Distinguished High School' award. Additionally, the high school was named an 'academic out performer' by the Standard and Poor, along with 28 other California Schools.
1,191 students attend the school, which totals to 34.3% of all students that are enrolled in an El Segundo Unified School District School. Roughly, there are more students enrolled in grade 9 and 10 than grade 11 and 12. The grade breakdown follows:
|Grade 9||Grade 10||Grade 11||Grade 12|
|Percent of Total||26.4%||26.4%||23.1%||24.1%|
As of the 2015-2016 school year, the students are 70% white, 11% two or more races, 7% Asian, 5% black or African American, 3% Filipino, 3% Hispanic or Latino, and less than 2% other.
El Segundo High School has a presence in the movie industry. Many films and television broadcasts were shot at the high school. The major movies and television broadcasts are shown below, in order from recent releases to old releases.
- All American (2018)
- The Baby Sitter (2017)
- Role Models (2008)
- Superbad (2007)
- The O.C. (2003-2007)
- The Hot Chick (2002)
- Beverly Hills 90210 (1990-2000)
- War Games (1983)
- Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
- Blackboard Jungle (1955)
Below are notable sports the school offers (but is not limited to this list) in alphabetical order
- American Swimming
- Won Division 3 and Division 2 CIF championships back to back (2010-2011)
- Cross Country
- Soccer (Association Football)
- Track and field
- Water Polo
- Bobby Beathard, NFL general manager
- Pete Beathard, AFL-NFL-WFL quarterback
- George Brett, Hall of Fame baseball player
- Ken Brett, MLB pitcher 
- Joe Caravello, NFL tight end
- Derryl Cousins, MLB umpire 
- Keith Erickson, NBA player and broadcaster 
- Scott McGregor, MLB pitcher
- Bob Meistrell, co-founder of the Body Glove wetsuits and Dive and Surf dive store 
- George Myatt, professional baseball player/coach/manager
- Jim Obradovich, NFL tight end
- Zak Shinall, professional baseball player
- James B. Sikking, actor
- Billy Traber, MLB pitcher
- John Van Hamersveld, graphic designer
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- Gottlieb, Jeff (2009-06-30). "At El Segundo High School, disquiet about the film sets". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2018-07-13.
- GJW. "The Hot Chick Filming Locations". www.seeing-stars.com. Retrieved 2018-07-13.
- "IMDb: Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "El Segundo High School - 640 Main Street, El Segundo, California, USA"". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-07-13.
- Tookie Clothespin (2013-07-23), Blackboard Jungle - El Segundo High School, retrieved 2017-12-21
- "Alumni Hall of Fame". El Segundo High School Alumni Association. Retrieved July 18, 2014.
- "Billy Traber Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
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