Pleasanton Unified School District

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Coordinates: 37°39′19.94″N 121°52′34.24″W / 37.6555389°N 121.8761778°W / 37.6555389; -121.8761778

Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD)
Location
4665 Bernal Avenue
Pleasanton, California 94566-7498
United States
District information
Type Public
Grades K-12
Established 1988
Superintendent Rick Rubino
Other information
Website www.pleasantonusd.net

The Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) is a public primary and secondary education school district located in Pleasanton, California, United States, a suburban town east of San Francisco. It consists of nine elementary schools, three middle schools, two comprehensive high schools, and one alternative high school.

High schools[edit]

Amador Valley High School[edit]

Amador Valley High School (commonly called Amador or AVHS) was founded as Amador Valley Joint Union High School. Its first class graduated in 1923. The school has been named a California Distinguished School, a National School of Character, and a National Blue Ribbon School. The school mascot is the Don.

Foothill High School[edit]

Foothill High School (FHS) was built in 1973. The current enrollment is 2,343 students.[1] The school mascot is the falcon and its colors are yellow and blue. The official rival school is Amador Valley High School. FHS was a 2006 winner of the National Blue Ribbon Award, was a 2002 National Blue Ribbon California Nominee, and was recognized as a 2001 California Distinguished School.

Middle schools[edit]

Pleasanton Middle School[edit]

Pleasanton Middle School (PMS)[2] is a grade 6-8 formulated middle school. The school opened in 1991, and is a California Distinguished School. It enrolls about 1300 students attend this school, and has about 65 teachers. The school mascot is the Panther.[3] PMS plays other schools like Harvest Park Middle School and Hart Middle School in various activities and sports, including basketball, volleyball, and wrestling. It is located next to Hearst Elementary School, and is in walking distance from the public library and downtown Pleasanton. One of the outstanding parts of the school is its cultural diversity and acceptance. From the Bhangra Club to the Model United Nations Club, there are many activities available at this middle school.

Harvest Park Middle School[edit]

Harvest Park Middle School (HPMS) [4] is a public middle school. It was built in 1968, and is the oldest middle school in Pleasanton. It is located at 4900 Valley Avenue. It is a National Blue Ribbon school, ranked #1 in Pleasanton for education from 2010-2013, and a California Distinguished School. It is located near Walnut Grove Elementary. offers sports such as track, volleyball, and ultimate frisbee, as well as a computer program. In track and field, the school ran at outside organization known as Oak Hill Athletics. It is one of the top rated schools in the Pleasanton area. Its mascot is the Patriot.

Thomas S. Hart Middle School[edit]

Thomas S. Hart Middle School[5] was founded in 2000. It is the newest middle school in the district. Its mascot is the Husky. It has many sports such as ultimate frisbee, track, cross country, volleyball, golf, basketball, and color guard. The school was named after Thomas S. Hart, a well-loved teacher, principal and assistant superintendent of the Pleasanton Unified School District.

Elementary schools[edit]

Alisal[edit]

Alisal[6] was named after the city in the 1700-1800s, before Pleasanton got its name.

Donlon[edit]

Fairlands[edit]

Fairlands[7] was built in 1969 and is located at 4151 W. Las Positas Boulevard. It has been recognized as a California Distinguished School many times.

Hearst[edit]

Hearst Elementary School[8] is located on Case Avenue near Pleasanton Middle School. It enrolls students from grades K-5. Its slogan is "Home of the Monarchs", and its mascot is the monarch butterfly.

Lydiksen[edit]

Mohr[edit]

Valley View[edit]

Vintage Hills[edit]

Walnut Grove[edit]

Continuation schools[edit]

Horizon High School[edit]

Horizon High School (commonly called Horizon) is a public high school for school-age mothers.[9]

Village High School[edit]

Main article: Village High School

Village High School (commonly Village) is a public continuation high school. It was formed to serve students from Amador Valley and Foothill with low grades, multiple absences, or credit deficiencies.[10]

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