Chino Hills High School
, abbreviated CHHS
, is located in Chino Hills, California
and is one of the four regular high schools in the Chino Valley Unified School District
. The school was established in 2001.
CHHS is a comprehensive school
serving a very economically and socially diverse student body from three cities in the Chino Valley. The school has shifted its focus toward smaller learning communities
, as its size continues to grow.
In the early 2000s, the Chino Hills area was growing at a very rapid rate. Nearby Ruben S. Ayala High School
was nearing 4,000 students and voters approved Measure M, a bond initiative to relieve overcrowding and build a second high school in Chino Hills. The first graduating class finished in 2005.
In 2009, the CHHS Schools for Schools
club, a nationwide organization that works with Invisible Children
organized school dances, book drives, and mobilized students to donate more than $10,400 and 18,000 books to Anaka Secondary School. The funds went to a new laboratory and classroom block for CHHS' sister school in Uganda.
The campus was completed in 2006 and includes a 450-seat theater, a large stadium, two gymnasiums, and six computer labs. A wood shop is used for theater set design class. Facilities also include designed-to-specification ceramics, video production, theater, band, cooking, and art classrooms.
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