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California Distinguished Schools Awardees 2011

California Distinguished Schools Awardees for 2011.

California recognized outstanding education programs and practices in middle and high schools in 2011.

Additional information can be found on the April 12, 2011, State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces 2011 California Distinguished Schools News Release #11-29.

County District School Grade Level
Alameda
Alameda City Unified
Lincoln Middle
Middle
Alameda
Albany City Unified
Albany High
High
Alameda
Fremont Unified
Mission San Jose High
High
Alameda
Oakland Unified
American Indian Public Charter
Middle
Alameda
Oakland Unified
American Indian Public Charter School II
Middle
Alameda
Oakland Unified
American Indian Public High
High
Alameda
Oakland Unified
KIPP Bridge Charter
Middle
Alameda
Oakland Unified
Montera Middle
Middle
Alameda
San Lorenzo Unified
KIPP Summit Academy
Middle
Contra Costa
Antioch Unified
Dozier-Libbey Medical High
High
Contra Costa
Brentwood Union Elementary
William B. Bristow Middle
Middle
El Dorado
Pollock Pines Elementary
Sierra Ridge Middle
Middle
Fresno
Fresno Unified
University High
High
Fresno
Riverdale Joint Unified
Riverdale High
High
Kern
Delano Joint Union High
Cesar E. Chavez High
High
Kern
Delano Joint Union High
Delano High
High
Kern
Kern Union High
Centennial High
High
Kern
Rosedale Union Elementary
Rosedale Middle
Middle
Kern
Sierra Sands Unified
Burroughs High
High
Lake
Lakeport Unified
Clear Lake High
High
Los Angeles
ABC Unified
Gretchen Whitney High
High
Los Angeles
Culver City Unified
Culver City High
High
Los Angeles
El Rancho Unified
Rivera Middle
Middle
Los Angeles
El Segundo Unified
El Segundo High
High
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy
High
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Granada Hills Charter High
High
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy
High
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
ICEF Vista Middle Academy
Middle
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
KIPP Los Angeles College Preparatory
Middle
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Port of Los Angeles High
High
Los Angeles
Manhattan Beach Unified
Mira Costa High
High
Los Angeles
Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
Palos Verdes Intermediate
Middle
Los Angeles
Pasadena Unified
Blair High
High
Los Angeles
South Pasadena Unified
South Pasadena Middle
Middle
Los Angeles
Torrance Unified
Calle Mayor Middle
Middle
Los Angeles
Torrance Unified
Jefferson Middle
Middle
Los Angeles
Torrance Unified
Torrance High
High
Los Angeles
Walnut Valley Unified
Suzanne Middle
Middle
Los Angeles
West Covina Unified
Hollencrest Middle
Middle
Madera
Alview-Dairyland Union Elementary
Dairyland Elementary
Middle
Marin
Shoreline Unified
Tomales High
High
Marin
Tamalpais Union High
Redwood High
High
Modoc
Modoc Joint Unified
Modoc Middle
Middle
Mono
Mammoth Unified
Mammoth High
High
Napa
Calistoga Joint Unified
Calistoga Junior-Senior High
High
Orange
Anaheim Union High
Oxford Academy
High
Orange
Brea-Olinda Unified
Brea-Olinda High
High
Orange
Capistrano Unified
Ladera Ranch Middle
Middle
Orange
Capistrano Unified
Newhart Middle
Middle
Orange
Orange Unified
Santiago Middle
Middle
Orange
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
Col. J. K. Tuffree Middle
Middle
Orange
Tustin Unified
Arnold O. Beckman High
High
Placer
Placer Union High
Del Oro High
High
Riverside
Desert Sands Unified
Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle
Middle
Riverside
Desert Sands Unified
La Quinta High
High
Riverside
Lake Elsinore Unified
David A. Brown Middle
Middle
Riverside
Riverside Unified
Amelia Earhart Middle
Middle
Riverside
Riverside Unified
Matthew Gage Middle
Middle
Sacramento
Elk Grove Unified
Elizabeth Pinkerton Middle
Middle
Sacramento
Galt Joint Union Elementary
McCaffrey Middle
Middle
Sacramento
Natomas Unified
Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep
High
Sacramento
Sacramento City Unified
Sutter Middle
Middle
San Bernardino
Bear Valley Unified
Big Bear High
High
San Bernardino
Chino Valley Unified
Ruben S. Ayala High
High
San Bernardino
Etiwanda Elementary
Day Creek Intermediate
Middle
San Bernardino
San Bernardino City Unified
Colonel Joseph C. Rodriguez PREP Academy
Middle
San Diego
Coronado Unified
Coronado High
High
San Diego
Lakeside Union Elementary
River Valley Charter
High
San Diego
Poway Unified
Oak Valley Middle
Middle
San Diego
Ramona Unified
Ramona High†
High
San Diego
San Diego Unified
Albert Einstein Academy Middle
Middle
San Diego
San Diego Unified
Mira Mesa High†
High
San Diego
San Diego Unified
Preuss School UCSD
High
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego International Studies
High
San Diego
San Dieguito Union High
Diegueno Middle
Middle
San Diego
San Dieguito Union High
San Dieguito High Academy
High
San Diego
San Marcos Unified
Mission Hills High†
High
San Diego
Sweetwater Union High
Rancho del Rey Middle
Middle
San Diego
Valley Center-Pauma Unified
Valley Center Middle
Middle
San Francisco
San Francisco Unified
KIPP Bayview Academy
Middle
San Francisco
San Francisco Unified
Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts
High
San Joaquin
Lodi Unified
Elkhorn School
Middle
San Joaquin
Lodi Unified
Middle College High
High
San Joaquin
Stockton Unified
Aspire Langston Hughes Academy
Middle
San Luis Obispo
Coast Unified
Coast Union High
High
San Mateo
Hillsborough City Elementary
Crocker Middle
Middle
San Mateo
Las Lomitas Elementary
La Entrada Middle
Middle
San Mateo
Portola Valley Elementary
Corte Madera
Middle
Santa Clara
Evergreen Elementary
Chaboya Middle
Middle
Santa Clara
Moreland Elementary
Moreland Middle
Middle
Santa Clara
Union Elementary
Dartmouth Middle
Middle
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz City High
Harbor High
High
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz City High
Santa Cruz High
High
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz County Office of Ed
Pacific Collegiate Charter
High
Shasta
Shasta Union High
Shasta High
High
Solano
Dixon Unified
Dixon High
High
Sonoma
Healdsburg Unified
Healdsburg Junior High
Middle
Sonoma
Santa Rosa City Schools
Santa Rosa High
High
Sutter
East Nicolaus Joint Union High
East Nicolaus High
High
Ventura
Conejo Valley Unified
Sequoia Middle
Middle

† These schools joined the 2011 California Distinguished Schools Recognition Program in May 2011.

Questions: Awards Team | awards@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0842 
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, June 19, 2019