South High School (Bakersfield, California)

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South High School
South High School (Bakersfield, California) logo.png
1101 Planz Road
Bakersfield, California 93304
United States
Coordinates 35°19′25″N 119°00′53″W / 35.32361°N 119.01472°W / 35.32361; -119.01472Coordinates: 35°19′25″N 119°00′53″W / 35.32361°N 119.01472°W / 35.32361; -119.01472
Type Public high school
Established 1957
School district Kern High School District
Grades 9-12
Number of students about 2,100
Color(s) Columbia Blue, Gray
Mascot Rebels
Rival North, West, Golden Valley

South High School is a high school in Bakersfield, California in the United States, founded in 1957.


The school has approximately 2,150 students. The school mascot is known as the Rebel Man or Johnny Rebel and is patterned after a Confederate soldier. Sports teams are referred to as the Rebels.

Extracurricular Activities[edit]


The school offers a variety of sports that include: baseball, swimming, dance, flag, golf, wrestling, tennis, cross-country running, soccer, basketball, softball, volleyball, and football. In 2015-2016, the Varsity boys soccer team won the CIF Southern California Regional Championships for Division II.[1]

South High celebrated its 50th anniversary and homecoming on September 29, 2007. The South High Rebels also hosted their 50th homecoming football game against the Shafter Generals, with South High winning 41-12.


Clubs on campus include forensics, JROTC, and ROC.

South High is also home to the prestigious MS3 program, the brand new South High Justice Academy the AVID program and an award-winning Rebel Regiment Band and Colorguard.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "2016 CIF Southern California Regional Boys Soccer Championships (Division II)". MaxPreps. Retrieved 5 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Mike Dallas JR.". Gossen Promotions. Archived from the original on 11 October 2011. Retrieved June 20, 2015. 
  3. ^ "South High Hall of Fame". South High School. Retrieved 5 May 2016. 
  4. ^ Martin, Bryce (2013). Kern county sports chronicles : colorful athletes of the Central Valley. p. 86. ISBN 978-1626191440. Retrieved 23 October 2014. 

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