Ukiah High School

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Ukiah High School
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Address
Ukiah High School
1000 Low Gap Road

, ,
95482

United States
Coordinates 39°09′50″N123°13′26″W / 39.164°N 123.224°W / 39.164; -123.224 Coordinates: 39°09′50″N123°13′26″W / 39.164°N 123.224°W / 39.164; -123.224 [1]
Information
Other names
UHS
School type Public, comprehensive high school
Established1893;128 years ago (1893) [2]
StatusOperating
School districtUkiah Unified School District
NCES District ID 0640300 [3]
Educational authority California Department of Education
OversightMendocino County Office of Education
SuperintendentDebra Kubin [4]
School codeCDS 23-65615-2335024
CEEB code 053580
NCES School ID 064030006665 [5]
PrincipalGordon Oslund [6]
Staff82.26 FTE [7]
Faculty82.26 (FTE) (2017-18) [7]
Grades 9th through 12th
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment1,619 [7]  (2017-18)
   Grade 9 459
   Grade 10 420
   Grade 11 375
   Grade 12 365
Student to teacher ratio21.14:1 [5]
Education system California Common Core
Schedule180 days/year Mon-Fri, August–June
Hours in school day6 instructional + breaks/lunch [2]
Campus size60 acres (24 ha)
Campus type Suburban
Color(s)   Purple and Gold
Athletics conference
MascotWilly the Wildcat [9]
Nickname Wildcats [9]
AccreditationACS WASC (2015-21) [2]
USNWR ranking685 / 2,494 in California (2019) [10]
National ranking4,774 / 17,245 (2019) [10]
SAT  average1119 / 1600 (2018) [2]
Communities served
Feeder schools
  • Eagle Peak Middle School
  • Pomolita Middle School
Graduates (2017)281 [11]
Pupil/counselor ratio330:1 [2]
Website www.ukiahhigh.uusd.net

Ukiah High School (also referred to as UHS or "Ukiahi") is the oldest public high school in Ukiah, California, the seat of Mendocino County. Established in 1893, it is the largest school by enrollment and only four-year comprehensive high school in the Ukiah Unified School District. It serves all students in the ninth through twelfth grades from the incorporated city of Ukiah plus the four smaller, adjacent communities of Calpella, Hopland, Redwood Valley and Talmage and other rural residents of southeastern Mendocino County. The district's boundaries encompass a total area of 495 square miles (1,280 km2) with a population of approximately 40,000. [2]

Contents

Campus

The school's current location, a campus built on 60 acres (24 ha) on Low Gap Road in the northwest portion of the city, opened for the 1978-79 academic year. [2]

Awards and recognition

The school was recognized as a California Distinguished School in 1988 and again in 2001. [12]

Notable alumni

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