Sunnyside High School (Fresno)

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Sunnyside High School
Fresno, California
Coordinates 36°43′58″N 119°43′01″W / 36.73273°N 119.71687°W / 36.73273; -119.71687Coordinates: 36°43′58″N 119°43′01″W / 36.73273°N 119.71687°W / 36.73273; -119.71687
Type Public
Motto "Be Proud of who you are and what you represent"
Established 1999
Principal Tim Liles
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 3500
Campus (Urban/Country)
Color(s) Blue and Yellow
Mascot Wildcat

Sunnyside High School is a high school in Fresno, California, USA. It is a part of the Fresno Unified School District. Its mascot is a wildcat. The school colors are blue and yellow. The school opened in the 1999-2000 school year. As of the 2007-2008 school year the student population was about 3200. It is home to the Doctors Academy, Video production Academy, Link Crew, and Ivy League forum. There are also programs of PHS and AVID available which provide students with information and tips on preparing for college.


Sunnyside has over 60 academic and social clubs and activities. Every year Sunnyside's clubs host a Club Fair where Freshmen can join clubs. Clubs compete before spring break at the club Olympics. Clubs include:

  • Academic Decathlon
  • Anime
  • Art
  • Black Student Union
  • California Scholarship Federation
  • Cambodian Club
  • Chess Club
  • Club Latin Nexus
  • Comedian Club
  • CSF
  • Don't Laugh At Me
  • Fashion Club
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Fishing Club
  • Folklorico Dancing
  • Free to Be
  • French Club
  • Friday Night Live
  • Guitar Club
  • GX Club
  • FBLA
  • Hip Hop Nation
  • HLUB
  • Hmong Club
  • HOSA
  • Interact
  • Martial Arts
  • M.E.Ch.A
  • Mindfulness Club
  • The Movement
  • One Way
  • Paintball Club-Current Club Olympics winners 3 years running (2010-2012)
  • Planet B-boy
  • Punjabi Club
  • Random Acts Of Kindness
  • Scrapbooking Club
  • Video Game Club
  • Wildcat Gamers
  • Wildcat Paintball
  • Wildcat Playhouse/Drama
  • Wildcat Wave
  • Urban Wildcats
  • Sign Language Club
  • GSA

Awards and recognition[edit]

Sunnyside High School is an AVID Demonstrational School.

Sunnyside's Doctor's Academy is a Golden Bell Award recipient.

Hosted the 2007 Area Link Crew Conference

2014 Valley Champions for Boy's Varsity Soccer.

Wildcat Marching Band 1st place at Fresno Fair annual Marching Competition. (2016)