The Alameda Unified School’s diverse community of students is exposed to a rigorous academic program (including 14 AP courses) and a safe and secure environment that helps prepare students for success and community responsibility. International students can choose from a variety of academic programs including Advanced Placement courses in math, computer, biological and physical sciences, history, foreign languages, literature and government. Encinal High School even has its own dedicated international coordinator. Alameda High is known for being the former school of famous vocalist Jim Morrison, Lead singer of The Doors, and both schools have seen several baseball athletes make it to the US Major Leagues.
The facilities in the Alameda Unified School District include a swimming pool, an auditorium, sports fields, and media centers.
Sports and Arts
Alameda has a very competitive athletic program, with many graduates going on to play baseball professionally. Students have had the opportunity to compete in 8 WACC (West Alameda County Conference) titles, as well as take home a number of exciting 2nd and 3rd place finishes, in the 2015/2016 school year. Committed to exposing students to the arts, Encinal High School offers programs in visual and multimedia art, journalism, yearbook, choir, music, Theater, and dance.
Awards and Accomplishments
U.S. News and World Report Magazine has recently recognized Alameda and Encinal High Schools as two of the top high schools in the United States.
Alameda is located on a small but accessible island and is a part of Northern California’s San Francisco Bay Area. Home to a population of approximately 7.1 million people, it’s one of the wealthiest regions in the US. The Bay Area, as it’s more commonly known, is a thriving and ethnically diverse territory best known for its natural beauty, moderate temperatures, technological innovations and progressive politics.
Located 25 Minutes East of San Francisco.
Area Population: 76,419
City Website: City of Almeda
Estimated Start Date:Fall-Late August,Spring-Late January
Estimated End Date:Fall-Late August,Spring-Mid June
Alameda High School is ranked by U.S. News as a Silver Medal school.
University of California, California State University, Stanford University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, Princeton University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Chicago, Emerson University, New York University, Berklee College of Music, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise, US Military Academies
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Closest International and Local Airports: San Francisco International Airport
For Details Visit Website: Alameda Unified School District
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