Dublin High School is a four-year public high school based in Dublin, California, United States, city of East Bay. It is a component of the Consolidated School District in Dublin. It is a four-time Distinguished School in California (1990, 1992, 1996, and 2003) and has received many national academic awards.
Dublin High School was founded as the second high school in Pleasanton, California’s Amador Valley High School District, in the fall of 1968, and its first senior class graduated in June 1971. After the incorporation of the City of Dublin in 1982, Dublin High was absorbed to form the Dublin Unified School District in July 1988, and merged with the Murray School District. Since 1990 Dublin High has been named four times as a California Distinguished School (1990, 1992, 1996, and 2003).
Dublin High School was named to the 2011 Annual AP Honor Roll of the CollegeBoard to expand access to AP courses while sustaining or increasing the percentage of students attaining 3 or better AP examinations.
Dublin High School is a top-rated, public school located in Dublin, CA. In grades 9-12, it has 2,750 students with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. 62 percent of students are at least proficient in mathematics and 71 percent in reading, according to state test scores. Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Asian), lower than the national average of 76% in California. Dublin High School’s diversity score is 0.70 which is higher than the state average diversity score of 0.64. Over five school years, the composition of the school has remained largely unchanged. The student population of 2,499 students at Dublin High School has risen by 21 percent over five school years. Over five school years, the teacher population of 110 teachers has risen 26 percent.
Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Color Guard, Indoor Drumline, Concert Choir, Advanced Choir, Demonstration Choir, Chamber Orchestra, and Advanced Placement Music Theory, Dublin High School has an extensive music program. The Marching Band competes in the AAAAA Division of the Western Band Association (WBA) and the Northern California Band Association (NCBA) and has 147 members as of 2017. For over 30 years, the Irish Guard music program at Dublin High School has given students numerous opportunities to perform, including field show contests, home football and basketball games, concerts, and community activities. Elliot Polot is currently the Band Director at Dublin High School.
In 2010 Dublin High School launched a pre-engineering Project Lead the Way program, funded with $80,000 in corporate and foundation grants, beginning with Engineering Principles. Throughout 2011, Introduction to Engineering Technology extended to include the curriculum.
On 22 February 2012, at the Open House Dublin High School Engineering and Design Academy, MythBusters stars Adam Savage and Kari Byron participated in a panel discussion. 1,000 people attended the concert, which was sold out.On 2 February 2017, Ms. Eugene Chou, Engineering Academy member and former faculty advisor to the award-winning Gael Force Robotics Club, and new consultant to the Engineering and Computer Science Club, Gael Force Create, received the 6th annual Project Lead The Way California Teacher of the Year award.
This amazing school is located near the following learning institutions in Dublin, California:
- Valley High School
- Eleanor Murray Fallon Middle School
- Wells Middle School
- Cotton Wood Creek School
- Amador Elementary School
- Dougherty Elementary School
- Dublin Elementary School
- Frederiksen Elementary School
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