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Antioch High School

700 W 18th St, Antioch, CA 94509, USA

Antioch Unified School District

Antioch High School is a public high school located in Antioch, California, United States. It is located at 700 West 18th Street between G and L streets. It is a comprehensive high school for grades 9-12. There are about 120 teachers, and 20 maintenance and office staff. The administration consists of a principal and four vice principals. Departments at the school include English; mathematics; physical, earth, and life sciences; social studies; physical education; vocal and instrumental music; video, photographic, sculpted, painted and drawn arts; foreign languages; health and sports medicine; auto and wood shop; and engineering.



AHS opened in Antioch, California in 1955. It is the second high school in Antioch, replacing the old high school (which is now the city museum). The school is currently being remodeled with upgrades throughout the entire school. This project is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2017.


In 2010, Antioch High started the Academy of Engineering and Designing a Greener Environment (EDGE) which is a pathway that integrates the core classes with an engineering class to give students a peek into careers in engineering. Professor Jason Ebner from UC Berkeley gives instruction at this institution.

Environmental Studies

In 2012, Antioch launched an Environmental Studies Academy.


In 2012, Antioch launched a Leadership and Public Service Academy.


In 2012, Antioch launched a Media/Tech Academy.

Notable alumni

  • Frank Beede, NFL offensive lineman
  • Jamey Blaze, professional composer and singer/songwriter
  • Gil Castillo, amateur wrestler; retired professional MMA fighter
  • Carmen Dragon, musical composer, arranger, and conductor
  • Anthony C. Ferrante, director
  • Mike Lucky, NFL tight end
  • Gino Marchetti, NFL Hall of Fame inductee, and the league's MVP in 1958
  • Aaron Miles, MLB infielder for the St. Louis Cardinals
  • Jeremy Newberry, NFL offensive lineman
  • Jeff Pico, pitching coach for the Cincinnati Reds; former Chicago Cubs pitcher
  • Evan Pilgrim, former football offensive guard
  • Ron Pritchard, former football linebacker and professional wrestler; played nine seasons with the Houston Oilers and the Cincinnati Bengals
  • Duane Putnam, class of 1951, former football offensive guard who spent ten seasons in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams, Dallas Cowboys, and the Cleveland Browns
  • Alex Sanchez, class of 1984, MLB pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays in 1989 and all-Pac-10 standout at UCLA
  • Michael Semanick, Academy Award-winning motion picture sound mixer (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and King Kong)
  • Gary Sheide, former football quarterback for Brigham Young University
  • Larry Silveira, professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour
  • Jason Verduzco, former CFL player and NFL coach.
  • References

    Antioch High School Wikipedia

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