Maria Carrillo High School

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Maria Carrillo High School
Address
6975 Montecito Boulevard
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Information
Founded1996
SuperintendentDr. Socorro Sheils
Grades9-12
Enrollment1599  (2011-2012)
LanguageEnglish
AreaSonoma County
Color(s)Green & Gold
MascotPuma
Team namePumas
PrincipalMr. Rand Van Dyke
Vice PrincipalMs. Claudia Unruh
Assistant PrincipalMr. Randolph Burbank
Assistant PrincipalMr. Craig Wycoff
Telephone(707) 528-5790
Website
 
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Coordinates: 38°28′50″N 122°39′32″W / 38.48056°N 122.65889°W / 38.48056; -122.65889[1]

Maria Carrillo High School
Address
6975 Montecito Boulevard
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Information
Founded1996
SuperintendentDr. Socorro Sheils
Grades9-12
Enrollment1599  (2011-2012)
LanguageEnglish
AreaSonoma County
Color(s)Green & Gold
MascotPuma
Team namePumas
PrincipalMr. Rand Van Dyke
Vice PrincipalMs. Claudia Unruh
Assistant PrincipalMr. Randolph Burbank
Assistant PrincipalMr. Craig Wycoff
Telephone(707) 528-5790
Website

Maria Carrillo High School is a public high school located in Santa Rosa, California, United States, a city sixty miles north of San Francisco. Maria Carrillo High is within the Santa Rosa High district. It is the newest public high school in both Santa Rosa and in Sonoma County, having opened in 1996. The campus is located in the Rincon Valley neighborhood of the northeastern part of Santa Rosa, and is the neighborhood high school for Rincon Valley, Fountaingrove, Skyhawk, and Alta Vista communities.

In the 2011-2012 school year, the student body enrollment was 1,599 students. Maria Carrillo was identified by the California Department of Education as a California Distinguished School.[2]

History[edit]

Maria Carrillo High School was originally named after Maria Ygnacia Lopez de Carrillo, the first woman to receive a land grant from the Spanish-Mexican government. The school opened in 1996. Its first graduating class was in 1999.[3][4]

Features[edit]

The school mascot is a Puma, and its official colors are forest green, Vegas gold, and black. Maria Carrillo has a reputation for higher academic standards within Sonoma County, excelling in the performing arts, math, sciences, languages and sports.

Sports[edit]

MCHS is in the NBL (North Bay League) and is a part of the North Coast Section. The school participates in the following sports:

Clubs[edit]

Carrillo has a wide variety of different clubs such as:

Distinctions[edit]

2011-2012 student profile[edit]

White, non-HispanicHispanicAsianAfrican AmericanPacific IslanderMultiracialAmerican Indian
66.1%15.8%8.6%3.3%0.7%4.4%0.8%

(source: California Department of Education)

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