|Type Public high school|
Phone +1 714-220-4040
Number of students 2,500
|Motto Home of the Pioneers|
Principal Joe Carmona
|Address 501 S Western Ave, Anaheim, CA 92804, USA|
District Anaheim Union High School District
Western High School is a fully accredited public high school located in Anaheim, California, serving students in grades 9–12. The school is one of ten high schools in the Anaheim Union High School District. It is located in north Orange County and primarily serves middle income students. It was established in 1954. The school's mascot is the Pioneer.
Western High is a two time California Distinguished High School.
The Pioneer Press
Western's media design studio produces the popular The Pioneer Press weekly broadcast show. Students in the Arts, Media and Entertainment pathway take classes in digital animation, web, graphics, video production, music technology and broadcast.
Athletic teams compete in the CIF Southern Section of the California Interscholastic Federation and are known as the "Pioneers". Notable athletes from the school include Tiger Woods and Andy Messersmith.
In 2007, the Pioneers won the 2007 CIF wrestling championship. The annual football game between Western and its rival Anaheim High School is referred to as the traditional "Bell Game", with the winning school receiving the Victory Bell. Western High School offers the following sports: