Carlsbad High School
is a public High School in Carlsbad, California
. First opened in 1957
, the high school is currently under redevelopment.
Located in Carlsbad, California, a suburb of San Diego, Carlsbad High School was built in 1957. Carlsbad High School is renowned for its high level of academic success and graduate levels, with top students from each year attending many of the most prestigious universities in the United States. The SAT average for 2009 seniors was 1022, or 541/section. (Note, only 57% of the seniors took the SAT on record). The mean ACT score was a 24, with a 16% participation rate among seniors. The API school index, for 2010 was 812. Additionally, 570 students took a total of 1101 Advanced Placement,or AP exams, with a 78% passing rate (scores of 3,4, and 5).
On December 8, 2001, the band No Doubt
played a surprise concert at the high school as the first episode of the MTV
show "Jammed." Students were not told of the concert until they were dismissed from class for the day. MTV staff worked with school administrators and staff to facilitate the concert between the football field and gymnasium.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
visited the high school on 8/11/2006 to announce his plans for the future of funding and education in California's schools. The campus is currently under renovation, and has a new stadium.
Carlsbad High School is also well-known for extracurricular and athletic excellence: examples include Lancer Dancers,... Read More