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Aragon High School

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Type  Public secondary
Principal  Patricia Kurtz
Grades  9–12
Mascot  Don
Founded  1961
Established  1961
Faculty  76
Number of students  1,473 (2015-2016)
Phone  +1 650-558-2999
Address  900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo, CA 94402, USA
District  San Mateo Union High School District
Similar  Hillsdale High School, San Mateo High School, Carlmont High School, Borel Middle School, Mills High School

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Aragon High School is an American public high school in San Mateo, California. It is part of the San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD). It is located in San Mateo County, a large suburb just outside San Francisco. The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

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History

Aragon High School was established in 1961 to accommodate development and population growth in San Mateo. The campus is located in the affluent Foothill Terrace neighborhood to the north of State Route 92 and west of State Route 82 (El Camino Real), on the border with the town of Hillsborough.

Demographics

2015-2016

  • 1,473 students: 797 male (54.1%), 676 female (45.9%)
  • 2013-2014

  • 47 classified staff: 18 male (38.2%) / 29 female (61.7%)
  • Rankings

    Aragon High School has been recognized nationally for its academic excellence. In 2015 it was ranked the 100th best public high school in the country by Newsweek. In 2013 U.S. News & World Report ranked it 379th nationally. In 2012 it was ranked 689th nationally by The Washington Post.

    Notable alumni

  • Robert Bazell: 1963, chief NBC science and health correspondent
  • Linda Bilmes: Harvard professor at the Kennedy School of Government
  • Ted Chen: 1984, reporter and weekend anchor, KNBC Channel 4, Los Angeles
  • Justin Christian: 1998, Major League Baseball player, formerly with the San Francisco Giants, currently with the St. Louis Cardinals
  • James P. Connolly, comedian; TV and radio host
  • Ann Kiyomura: Wimbledon ladies' doubles tennis champion
  • Brad Lewis: 1976, Academy Award winner for producing Ratatouille; former mayor of San Carlos, California
  • Natalie Nunn: 2003, one of the Bad Girls Club girls, Season 4 (Episodes 1-11)
  • Darick Robertson: comic book artist for DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Malibu Comics, and Acclaim Comics; designed and drew the mascot, in 1984, that Aragon is using to this day
  • Neal Schon: guitarist for Santana and Journey
  • Manase Tonga: 2002, fullback for the Oakland Raiders of the NFL
  • Matangi Tonga: football player
  • Samuel Tuivailala: pitcher in the St. Louis Cardinals organization
  • Eddie Williams: 2005, fullback for the Chicago Bears of the NFL
  • References

    Aragon High School Wikipedia


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