James Madison High School (California)
|Madison High School|
4833 Doliva Drive
|School district||San Diego Unified School District|
|Teaching staff||48.75 (FTE)|
|Student to teacher ratio||20.98|
|Color(s)||Navy Blue, Grey and White|
|Rival||Point Loma High School, Clairemont High School|
James Madison High School is a public high school in San Diego, California. It is part of the San Diego Unified School District. Madison's 50-acre (200,000 m2) campus opened in 1962. Serving almost 1,100 students in grades 9-12, it is located in the Clairemont Mesa neighborhood, north of Interstate 8 and west of Interstate 805.
The Warhawks were Central League Champions for football in 2005, 2007, and 2008. They went to the C.I.F. Finals in 2008 against defending champion Valley Center, led by head coach Rick Jackson. In 2010, Madison High School won their first C.I.F. title against Valley Center. Also has won the Western League Championship 2006-2015
Two years later, the football program won their second C.I.F. San Diego championship in 2012. The team was invited to and won the 2012 California Division 3 State Championship Bowl game. Finally winning the division 1 California State championship in December 2016, when they got second overall in the state of California. Cathedral Catholic High School, another school in Southern California, won the Elite division, or the Open division. They got first overall.
The baseball facility is named after longtime coach Bob Roeder. The baseball head coach is Robert Lovato.
- Ian Clarkin (Class of 2013), professional baseball player (Chicago White Sox)
- Al Fitzmorris, Major League Baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals in the 1970s.
- Major Garrett (Class of 1980), journalist, CBS chief White House correspondent.
- Todd Gloria (Class of 1996), president of the San Diego City Council and former interim Mayor of San Diego.
- Mark Hamill, actor (Star Wars). Attended his first year of high school at James Madison High School, until his family moved to Virginia.
- Mike Martz (Class of 1969), former NFL head coach (St. Louis), former offensive coordinator (Chicago Bears), now TV sports analyst.
- Mike Machurek (Class of 1978), NFL quarterback
- Shawn Nelson, U.S. Army veteran infamous for 1995 tank rampage.
- Bob Pappenbrook (Class of 1973), Actor and Voice Actor.
- Chris Riley (Class of 1991), professional golfer, PGA Tour
- Robbie Rouse (Class of 2009), collegiate football player, all-time leading rusher for California State University Fresno.
- Lori Saldaña (Class of 1976), Democratic politician, former member of California State Assembly
- Scott Simpson (Class of 1973), professional golfer, winner of the 1987 U.S. Open
- Bob Taylor, (Call of 1973), Guitar Maker, Owner of Taylor Guitars
- Rich Tylski, NFL offensive lineman.
- David Westerfield, convicted murderer of Danielle van Dam (high-profile murder in San Diego, 2002).
- Nelson Simmons, Major League Baseball player in the 1980s.
- Madison High
- Madison High School website
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