Pioneer High School (Woodland, California)
|Pioneer High School|
|1400 Pioneer Ave., Woodland, California
|School district||Woodland Joint Unified School District|
|Grades||9 to 12|
|Number of students||1500-1700|
|Color(s)||Vegas Gold and Black|
|Athletics||Football, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Wrestling, Cross Country, Volleyball, Tennis, Golf, Swimming, Track and Field, Softball|
|Website||Pioneer High School|
Pioneer High School (known as Pioneer High or PHS or Pioneer) is a high school located in Woodland, California, United States. It is one of two high schools in the Woodland Joint Unified School District, providing school for grades nine through twelve. As of the 2015-2016 school year it had a population of approximately 1500-1600 students enrolled. It is the newest high school in Woodland, opened in 2003. The school mascot is a patriot (a revolutionary minuteman). The school serves a primarily agricultural-based community with mostly middle-class families. Major employers in the community include healthcare, warehouses, and agriculture. Both Pioneer High School and Woodland High School draw students from two public middle schools and private schools that are located in Woodland.
Pioneer High School was built in 2002-2003 and was in the final stages of completion when it opened for 9th and 10th graders on September 2, 2003. PHS is the second comprehensive high school in the Woodland Joint Unified School District and is accredited through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The first graduating class was in 2006, and the first four-year graduating class was in 2007.
High School graduation requirements in the Woodland Joint Unified School District include eight semesters of English, two semesters of foreign language or two semesters of fine art, six semesters of math, including one full year of Algebra, four semesters of science, six semesters of social science, one semester of state requirements (health), and four semesters of physical education, plus electives, for a total of 230 units. Students are also required to complete 40 hours of community service.
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