Fremont High School
is a comprehensive
, public secondary school
, United States. Fremont is currently the only open public high school located in the city of Sunnyvale and is part of the Fremont Union High School District
Fremont was originally named West Side Union High School, the first school opened in the West Side Union High School District. In 1923, it opened in rooms of the Sunnyvale Grammar School as the only high school in the Sunnyvale
) area, and then moved to a temporary building after purchase of the school site in 1923. The school building was designed in 1925 by noted California school architect W. H. Weeks
, after the necessary bond referendum passed on the third attempt. On March 27, 1925, the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to change the name of the school and district to Fremont Union High School.
In 1969, a late-night fire occurred in the Bell Tower (visible in the photo to right) of the main building but did little damage to the school property.
On July 1, 1996, after much controversy, the Fremont Union School Board did away with the original Indian mascot
at the request of American Indians, replacing it with the current Firebirds
mascot. This change has been embraced by the school population.
Fremont High School is located at the intersection of Fremont Avenue and... Read More