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Armijo High School

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Type  Public
Principal  Eric Tretten
Grades  9 to 12
Mascot  The Indian
Established  1891
Faculty  110.7 (on FTE basis)
Phone  +1 707-422-7500
Colors  Purple, Gold
Motto  All students can grow and achieve. It is everyone's responsibility to see that the opportunity is present.
Address  824 Washington St, Fairfield, CA 94533, USA
District  Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District
Similar  Vanden High School, Vacaville High School, Will C Wood High School, Solano Community College, Jesse Bethel High Sch
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Armijo High School is a public secondary school located in Fairfield, California. It is the oldest of the three high schools in the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School district, the other two being Fairfield High School and Angelo Rodriguez High School. It is named after the Armijo family, who purchased one of the original six land grants in Solano County awarded to General Mariano Vallejo. The school serves about 2600 students in grades 9 to 12, as one of the three main Secondary Schools in the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District.

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The school started in 1891 with 30 students in a single classroom located in the Crystal Elementary School building. In 1893, separate wooden building was built for use as the high school. In 1915, the school moved to a large stone building on Union Avenue in downtown Fairfield that is now used as the Solano County courthouse. There it stayed for nearly 50 years, with construction completed in 1964 on a newer facility located on Washington Street, roughly two blocks from the Union Avenue location.

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Notable alumni

  • Robert E. "Rufus" Bowen (Class of 1964), Mathematician
  • Johnny Colla, Huey Lewis and the News Saxophonist/Guitarist
  • Huck Flener, Major League Baseball player
  • Robert F. Hale (Class of 1964), Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller)
  • George Martin (Class of 1971), National Football League player
  • Pat Morita, actor
  • Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, an American sustainability advocate and the CEO of the anti-poverty organization Green For All.
  • Leigh Stevens, Blue Cheer Guitarist
  • Doug Martin (Class of 1976), National Football League Minnesota Vikings
  • References

    Armijo High School Wikipedia


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