Pinole Valley High School

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Pinole Valley High School
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Address
2901 Pinole Valley Road
Pinole, California 94564
United States
Coordinates37°59′28″N 122°17′10″W / 37.9910°N 122.2860°W / 37.9910; -122.2860Coordinates: 37°59′28″N 122°17′10″W / 37.9910°N 122.2860°W / 37.9910; -122.2860
Information
TypePublic
Opened1967
School districtWest Contra Costa Unified School District
PrincipalKibby Kleiman
Grades9-12
Enrollment1,160 (2015-16)[1]
Campus typeSuburban
Color(s)         
Athletics conferenceCIF North Coast Section - BSC - TCAL
MascotSpartan
Website

Pinole Valley High School is a high school in Pinole, California, United States, in Contra Costa County. First opened in 1967, the school is part of the West Contra Costa Unified School District. Pinole Valley High serves grades 9–12, and has approximately 1,750 students. The school is noted for its girls' basketball team. Coach Dan O'Shea was named "Coach of the Year" in May 2006 by the Oakland Tribune.[2]

Curriculum[edit]

Pinole Valley High offers several special programs for students, such as the Environmental Studies Academy, the Conservatory of the Arts, and Advanced Placement classes.

Historical economic problems[edit]

In 2004, the school district announced that it would eliminate all high school sports, close all libraries and lay off all music teachers and counselors in its $180 million budget for 2004–05.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pinole Valley High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  2. ^ http://www.wccusd.k12.ca.us/Communications/e-Weekly/2006/05_18.pdf
  3. ^ What will they do now?, San Francisco Chronicle, March 11, 2004
  4. ^ http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/1989-10-03/sports/8902020113_1_mrs-torretta-connie-torretta-gino-torretta

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