Pinole Valley High School

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Pinole Valley High School
2901 Pinole Valley Road
Pinole, California

United States
Coordinates 37°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
Type Public
Opened 1967
School district West Contra Costa Unified School District
Principal Kyle Kibby Kleiman
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1,715[1]
Campus type Suburban
Color(s) Blue and gold
Athletics conference CIF North Coast Section - BSC - TCAL
Mascot Spartan

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]


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]

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