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Vista High School (Vista, California)

Vista High School
Location
1 Panther Way
Vista, California

United States
Information
Type Public School
Motto Go Big Red!
Established 1936
School district Vista Unified School District
Principal Anthony Barela
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,755 (2010-2011 school year)
Color(s)                Red, Black and White
Mascot Panthers
Student Teacher Ratio 20.3
Website

Vista High School is a large public high school in Vista, California. The city of Vista is located in North San Diego County. The Vista Unified School District encompasses a large geographic area. As such, it serves the needs of students from the cities of Vista, Bonsall, San Marcos, Oceanside, and Carlsbad. Vista High School is one of the largest schools in California holding over 3,000 students, though its current campus was originally built in 1972 to educate 1,800 students. It was first established in 1936.

Contents

  • Academics 1
  • Athletics 2
  • Notable alumni 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Academics

In 1982, VHS was the first high school in San Diego County to adopt the International Baccalaureate Program.

Athletics

The school's football stadium is named after former coach Dick Haines, a successful Vista High coach who led the 1974 and 1985 Vista High School Football Teams to state championships. To date, the school has produced four NFL players.

Notable alumni

References

http://www.vistausd.org/history

External links

  • School website

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