Lathrop High School (California)

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Lathrop High School
647 Spartan Way

Coordinates37°49′35″N 121°18′12″W / 37.82651°N 121.30321°W / 37.82651; -121.30321Coordinates: 37°49′35″N 121°18′12″W / 37.82651°N 121.30321°W / 37.82651; -121.30321
TypePublic secondary
School districtManteca Unified School District
PrincipalGreg Leland
Teaching staff63.32 (FTE)[1]
Enrollment1,266 (2018–19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio19.99[1]
Color(s)Black and Gold    

Lathrop High School, located in Lathrop, California, is a secondary school in the Manteca Unified School District. Its doors opened on August 11, 2008. LHS is known as the "Home of the Spartans".


Lathrop High became the first secondary school in the city of Lathrop. With no high school in the city, students within Lathrop city limits fed into the surrounding high schools in the district, with Sierra High School being the primary recipient of Lathrop students. With the growing population in the central valley, the Manteca Unified School District made the decision to create a new high school in the growing city of Lathrop. Lathrop High School opened in fall 2008, with David Chamberlain as the principal. The student population started with roughly 500 students, consisting only of freshmen and sophomores.

Lathrop High School now has a student population over 1,200.


As of 2012–2018:


Lathrop High School has 11 different sports teams and participate in the Western Athletic Conference.

The teams are as follows:

  • Football
  • Basketball (Girls and Boys)
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Soccer (Girls and Boys)
  • Wrestling
  • Volleyball (Girls and Boys)
  • Tennis (Girls and Boys)
  • Track and Field
  • Golf (Girls and Boys)
  • Cross Country
  • Swim (Girls and Boys)

Performing arts[edit]

Performing arts for Lathrop High School has three different sections to it. Drama taught by Mrs. Pangburn, Band taught by Ms. Bugarin and choir taught by Ms. Vaneerde. The drama program puts on at least three plays every year and it has recently put on a haunted house called "Casa De Los Muertos" aka. House of the Dead. It had scenes from Little Red riding hood to the Maddest Hatter.


  1. ^ a b c "Lathrop High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 17, 2021.

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