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Encyclopedia > Fremont Union High School District

The Fremont Union High School District (FUHSD) is a school district in California, serving Cupertino, most of Sunnyvale and parts of San Jose, Los Altos, Saratoga, and Santa Clara. As of 2004, it serves over 9,500 students. School Districts are a form of Special-purpose district in the United States which serves to operate the local public primary, middle, and secondary schools. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... Location of Cupertino within Santa Clara County, California. ... Location of Sunnyvale within Santa Clara County, California. ... City nickname: Capital of Silicon Valley Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... Standard marker at city entrances Main Street in downtown Los Altos Los Altos is a city at the southern end of the San Francisco Peninsula (part of the Silicon Valley). ... Saratoga is a city located in Santa Clara County, California. ... Location of Santa Clara within Santa Clara County, California. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Schools

There are five high schools in the FUHSD:

This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Fremont High School is a comprehensive, co-educational, public secondary school located in Sunnyvale, California. ... Homestead High School serves western Cupertino, southern Sunnyvale, and portions of Los Altos, in Santa Clara County, California. ... Lynbrook High School is a co-educational, public secondary school located in western San Jose, California, USA. It was founded in 1965, graduating its first class in 1968. ... Monta Vista High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school located in the city of Cupertino, California, USA. It is part of the Fremont Union High School District. ...

Student enrollment

The FUHSD student population is predominantly Asian American, with a large White minority and smaller minorities of Hispanics and African Americans. In 2004, the student population was 2% African American, 51% Asian American (including 4% Filipino American), 11% Hispanic, 35% White and 1% Other. An Asian American is a person of Asian ancestry or origin who was born in or is an immigrant to the United States. ... For other uses, see White (disambiguation). ... Hispanic, as used in the United States, is one of several terms used to categorize native and naturalized U.S. citizens, permanent residents and temporary immigrants, whose background hail either from Spain, the Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America or the original settlers of the traditionally Spanish-held Southwestern United... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans or black Americans, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Sub-Saharan and West Africa. ... In 1998, Benjamin J. Cayetano became the first Filipino American (and second Asian American after Governor George R. Ariyoshi) to be elected state Governor of the United States. ...


External links

  • Fremont Union High School District website

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Fremont Union High School District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (504 words)
Fremont High School is the oldest school in the district, and Monta Vista and Lynbrook are generally considered to be the highest achieving schools.
The FUHSD student population is predominantly Asian American, with a large White minority and smaller minorities of Hispanics and African Americans.
The district was founded in the early 1900s as a small school district which served the Fremont Township in the West Valley region, which was primarily an agriculture-based community back then.
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