Saratoga High School (California)
|Saratoga High School|
20300 Herriman Avenue
|Type||Public high school|
|School district||Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District|
|Color(s)|| Red |
|Athletics conference||Santa Clara Valley Athletic League|
|Newspaper||The Saratoga Falcon|
|Communities served||Saratoga, Monte Sereno, Los Gatos|
|Feeder schools||Redwood Middle School|
Saratoga High School is a public high school in Saratoga, California, United States. It is part of the Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District. The school is jointly accredited by the California Department of Education and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Student enrollment averages around 1350.
National History Bowl
Saratoga Football has won five CIF Central Coast Section championships: 1973, 1976, 1980, 1987, 1996. The team formerly played night games at Los Gatos High School; in April 2006, the Trustees of the Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District approved permanent lights for the football field.
SHS Baseball won a Division II CCS championship in 1999.
At the 2005 National Grade Level Chess Championships in Houston, the 9th graders were national champions. The team won the NorCal State Championship for a record six consecutive years (2004–2010).
The school has 8 tennis courts, an all weather track, an artificial turf football field, an artificial turf soccer field, a quad, and an Olympic-size swimming pool. The McAfee Performing Arts and Lecture Center, a community facility, opened in the mid-2000s.
- Mark Ames (1983) - journalist
- Mark Arnold (1984) - author
- Zach Gill (1993) - musician
- Lance Guest (1978) - actor
- Lee Hancock (1985) - Major League Baseball player
- Bill Haselman (1984) - Major League Baseball player and coach
- Dan Janjigian (1991) - actor and bobsledder
- Mark Kvamme (1979) - venture capitalist
- Alex Lagemann (2007) - musician
- Varun Sivaram (2007) - Rhodes Scholar, CTO of ReNew Power, and author
- Beth Lisick (1987) - author
- Patricia Miranda (1997) - bronze medalist in wrestling at 2004 Summer Olympics
- Cyndy Poor (1971) - 1976 Olympian and American record holder
- Kyle Shanahan (1993) - head coach of NFL's San Francisco 49ers
- Ed Solomon (1978) - actor, director, writer and producer
- Steven Spielberg (1965) - Academy Award-winning film director
- Carrie Steinseifer (1986) - 1984 Olympic swimmer
- Vienna Teng (1996) - singer-songwriter
- Patrick Vlaskovits (1994) - author
- David Warshofsky (1979) - actor
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