SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) – Public Schools Superintendent Tony Thurmond has named 121 more schools – including 28 in the Greater Bay Area – as 2021 California Distinguished Schools.
The award recognizes schools that have improved test scores, suspension rates, conditions and climate. The state initially honored 102 schools on March 18, but after further examination of the data, additional schools were added.
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“Our thanks go to all the communities surrounding these schools, including the teachers, administrators and classified staff as well as the students and their families who, through teamwork, have all together accomplished this impressive achievement,” said Thurmond said in a statement released Tuesday by the California Department of Education.
Below is a list of 28 Greater Bay Area schools added Tuesday from 121 Distinguished California Schools named 2021 statewide, sorted by county and district.
Alameda County: Alameda Unified – Alameda High, Alameda Science and Technology Institute; Fremont Unified – John F. Kennedy High; New Haven Unified – James Logan High; Oakland Unified – Oakland School of the Arts, Oakland Unity High; Pleasanton Unified – Amador Valley High, Foothill High.
Contra Costa County: Acalanes Union High – Acalanes High, Campolindo High, Miramonte High; John Swett Unified – John Swett High; San Ramon Valley Unified – California High, Dougherty Valley High, Monte Vista High; West Contra Costa Unified – Middle College.
Marin County: Tamalpais Union High – Tamalpais High.
Monterey County: Carmel Unified – Carmel High.
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San Francisco County: Unified San Francisco – Lowell High.
San Mateo County: Sequoia Union High – Carlmont High.
Santa Clara County: Campbell Union High – Branham High; East Side Union High – Evergreen Valley High, KIPP San Jose Collegiate; Fremont Union High – Cupertino High, Monta Vista High.
Santa Cruz County: Santa Cruz County Office of Education – Pacific Collegiate Charter.
Solano County: Fairfield-Suisun Unified – Angelo Rodriguez High.
Sonoma County: Cotati-Rohnert Unified Park – Credo High.
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