Villa Park High School

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Villa Park High School
Villa Park HS logo.png
Address
18042 Taft Avenue

,
92861

United States
Coordinates33°49′01″N 117°49′03″W / 33.816807°N 117.817458°W / 33.816807; -117.817458Coordinates: 33°49′01″N 117°49′03″W / 33.816807°N 117.817458°W / 33.816807; -117.817458
Information
TypePublic high school
Established1964; 55 years ago (1964)
School districtOrange Unified School District
CEEB code052279[1]
NCES School ID062865004456[2]
PrincipalKenneth Miller
Teaching staff93.21 FTE) (2016–17)[2]
Grades912
GenderCoeducational
Enrollment2,429 (2016–17)[2]
Student to teacher ratio26.06:1 (2016–17)[2]
CampusLarge Suburban[2]
Color(s)     Black
     Silver
     Columbia Blue
MascotThe 300 - Spartanx
Feeder schoolsCerro Villa Middle School
Website

Villa Park High School (or VPHS) is a 4 year suburban public high school located in the city of Villa Park, California. The school was built in 1964 and is one of four comprehensive high schools in the Orange Unified School District. The campus serves students residing in Villa Park and portions of the cities of Orange and Anaheim.

Enrollment at VPHS (for 2011-12 school year) is 2,491 students. The ethnic breakdown of the student population is 20.9% Asian, 56.7% Hispanic, .16% African American and 16.5% white (non Hispanic). The professional staff includes 88 teachers, five counselors, a library media specialist, a career adviser, an activities director, and three administrators. A dedicated classified staff also supports the school program.[3]

The school Academic Performance Index (API) for the 2011–2012 school year was 815, a 6-point increase over the previous year. The regular school day begins at 7:55 AM and ends at 2:46 PM. A small number of earlier classes are available for students who want to begin and finish their school day earlier. These "zero period" classes meet from 6:55—7:50 AM.


Athletics[edit]

The school mascot is the Spartans and its colors are Black, Silver, and Columbia Blue. Students at Villa Park High School may compete in the following sports:[4]

  • Basketball (Boys)
  • Basketball (Girls)
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer (Boys)
  • Soccer (Girls)
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Wrestling

Visual & Performing Arts[edit]

Villa Park HS offers a variety of Visual & Performing Arts that students may take throughout their 4 years of high school.

  • Vocal Music
  • Advanced Dance
  • Cheerleading
  • Marching Band
  • Instrumental Music
  • Choral Music
  • Theatre

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public Schools - Villa Park High (062865004456)". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved June 14, 2018.
  3. ^ "VILLA PARK HIGH SCHOOL SELF-STUDY REPORT" (PDF). Orangeusd.org. Retrieved December 20, 2012.
  4. ^ "Villa Park Athletics". Villa Park Athletics. Retrieved January 24, 2011.
  5. ^ "Aaron Boone Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  6. ^ "Eric Chenowith". NBA Player Profiles. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  7. ^ Dutka, Elaine (4 November 1990). "COSTNER TAKES A STAND : He's Made a Western. It's Three Hours Long. It Has Subtitles. And He Likes It Like That". Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times. p. 4. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  8. ^ "Dave Leeper Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  9. ^ "Pat McInally". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on October 1, 2012. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  10. ^ "Paul Stewart Moyer". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on October 5, 2012. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  11. ^ Wright, Rick. "Ex-Lobo, NFL hopeful Sanders picked the right ball to kick". ABQ Journal. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  12. ^ "Monte Scheinblum Shines When He's Hitting Off the Tee", Bucky Albers, Dayton Daily News, May 19, 1993; retrieved December 23, 2010. The family settled in Orange County, Calif., and Monte says he was a 4.3 student at Villa Park High School
  13. ^ "California State Meet Results - 1915 to present". Hank Lawson. Retrieved 2012-12-25.
  14. ^ "Mark Trumbo Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 3, 2012.

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