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Ukiah High School

1000 Low Gap Road

Ukiah, CA  95482

707-472-5750

Fax 707-463-4859

 

Annual Year 2016-2017

 

Community

 

The Ukiah Unified School District services the incorporated city of Ukiah plus the four smaller communities of Redwood Valley, Calpella, Talmage, Hopland and their surrounding areas - a total area of 495 square miles with a population of approximately 40,000 (15,500 in the city of Ukiah).

 

Ukiah is located 100 miles north of San Francisco on Highway 101 and is the county seat of the County of Mendocino.

 

Agriculture, government, education, lumber and wood products, light industry, service occupations and professions account for a large majority of the area's employment. The District is comprised of eight elementary schools, two middle schools, a continuation high school and a comprehensive high school. Ukiah is also the home of Mendocino Community College.

 

Administration

Principal: Gordon Oslund

Assistant Principals: Eduardo Hurtado, Cassandra MortierYareli Macias

Counselors: Evan EnglarShawn GarrityAngelina GutierrezAna Jacinto-CawthonMaricela Zamora

School

 

Description: Founded in 1893, Ukiah High School is a comprehensive four-year high school. A new campus, built on 60 acres in the northwest portion of the city, was completed in 1978. The school was recognized as a California Distinguished School in 1988 and 2001.

 

Enrollment as of 9/20/2016:

1630 students
12th grade 345
11th grade 376
10th grade 465
9th grade 440

 

  • Faculty: 78 certificated teachers, including 10 special education teachers.
  • Pupil to counselor ratio: 320:1
  • Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Six-year accreditation through 2021.
  • School year/day: The school year is 180 days long, including 6 minimum days for finals. Students attend a total of 64,935 minutes per year.

CEEB School Code Number:  053580

 

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Graduation Requirements

 

230 credits are required to include the following subject requirements:

40 credits - English

30 credits - Social Science - to include World History, U.S. History and American Institutions (civics/economics)

20 credits - Mathematics - to include Algebra

20 credits - Physical Education

20 credits - Science - to include one Biological and one Physical Science

10 credits - Visual/Performing Art or Foreign Language

90 credits - Electives

 

State required competencies in reading, writing and mathematics are embedded in the curriculum.

 

Grading Scale

A = 4.0                                                                        

B = 3.0

C = 2.0

D = 1.0                                                          

F = 0.0 

Advanced Placement (AP) and Honors (H) classes= 5.0

 

Rank in Class

 

Rank in class is determined by a weighted G.P.A. based on all classes completed.

 

Honors & Advanced Placement Courses

 

Honors courses include:

  • English II Honors
  • Trigonometry Honors

AP courses include:

  • French Language
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • European History
  • U.S History
  • Comparative Government
  • Psychology 
  • Environmental Science
  • Physics

AP exams are available in coursework listed as AP.  In 2016, 212 candidates completed 398 AP exams. Of the 398 exams, 19% were fives, 24% were fours, 30% were threes, 20% were twos, and 7% were ones.

 

Scholastic Aptitude Test (Old SAT)
 
CLASS UKIAH CR. READING STATE NORM  UKIAH MATH STATE NORM UKIAH WRITING STATE NORM
2013 514 498 527 512 509 495
2014 541 498 524 513 525 487
2015 518 495 535 511 520 484
2016 510 475 526 483 495 466

 

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