Huntington Beach Union High School District

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Huntington Beach Union High School District
5832 Bolsa Avenue
Huntington Beach, CA 92649

United States
District information
SuperintendentClint Harwick
AccreditationWestern Association of Schools and Colleges
Students and staff
StudentsApproximately 16,000
Other information

The Huntington Beach Union High School District (HBUHSD) is a public school district serving portions of the Orange County cities of[1][2] Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, and Westminster.

It oversees eleven sites, offering courses for students in grades 9-12. The union high school district also offers courses through an affiliated adult school. Its superintendent since January 2017 is Dr. Clint Harwick.[3] Our schools are known for their commitment to academic excellence for all students in the communities they serve.In addition to the wide array of academic offerings at all comprehensive campuses, designated schools have established a variety of specialized programs to enhance student success. These programs include Model United Nations (MUN); Academy for the Performing Arts (APA); International Baccalaureate (IB); Math Educational Resources Integrated with Technology and Science (MERITS); Advancement Via Individualized Determination (AVID); Center for International Business and Communication Studies (CIBACS); and Entertainment & Tourism and Health Academics.

The HBUHSD has gained notoriety for providing a full spectrum of special programs and alternative settings for students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). With programs like the Special Abilities Cluster (SAC), Pathways and Endeavors, students with special needs have the opportunity to receive instruction in accordance with their individual needs and to participate in activities a comprehensive school site has to offer.

Board of Trustees[edit]

Current Trustees[edit]

  • Trustee Bonnie Castrey (1985–present)
  • Trustee Duane Dishno (2012–present)
  • Trustee Susan Henry (2000–present)
  • Trustee Kathleen Iverson (2010–present)
  • Trustee Michael Simons (1991–present)

Former Trustees[edit]

  • Former Trustee Brian Garland (2002-2012)[4]
  • Former Trustee Matthew Harper (1998-2010)[5]
  • Former Trustee Sallie Dashiell (1998-2002)
  • Former Trustee Bonnie Bruce (1990-2000)[6]

List of schools[edit]

High schools[edit]

Alternative Education Schools[edit]

Feeder districts[edit]


  1. ^ "About Us Archived 2015-07-11 at the Wayback Machine." Westminster School District. Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  2. ^ "About Us." Huntington Beach Union High School District. Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  3. ^ Chan, Alex. "H.B. high school district hires new superintendent". Retrieved 2018-02-03.
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  7. ^ a b Shadia, Mona (January 18, 2012). "District to dedicate new campus". Huntington Beach Independent. Retrieved January 20, 2012.

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