Amador Valley High School
is a suburban, comprehensive, four year high school serving approximately
2600 students. It is one of three high schools in the Pleasanton
Unified School District. Located forty miles southeast of San Francisco.
The city of Pleasanton has
a population of approximately 64,000 and has experienced considerable
growth over the last decade in its residential and business base.Its
rich history spans over 80 years of service to the community of Pleasanton.
It has achieved National recognition in Academics, Athletics, and
Extra / Co-Curricular Programs. Amador has been recognized as a National
Blue Ribbon School, No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School, National
School of Character, California Distinguished High School, California
Digital High School, and a California Golden Bell Award Winner.Amador
boasts an intructional program which strives to meet the needs of
the students. Numerous Advanced Placement, Honors, Career Pathway,
ROP, ELD, and Special Education opportunities are offered.Our AVID
program has made us a National Demonstration School.
colors are Purple & Gold. Our mascot is the DON. Our
school motto is "Working Together To Make A Difference",
which is painted in huge letters on the wall of one of Amador's buildings.
Recent rennovations along with Digital High School Grant money has
created an exemplary learning environment for Amador students. Two
state of the art multimedia computers reside in every classoorm with
many classrooms being equipped with 5 or more machines. Seven computer
labs, four mobile laptop computer carts, and a student laptop program
provides Amador students with numerous opportunities to enhance their
Amador is blessed with outstanding Parental support that helps to
maintain the high academic standards and abundant gowth opportunities
available here at AVHS. Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA), Amador
Friends of Music, and the Amador
Athletic Boosters continue to provide money and resources that
helped to establish and maintain nationally recognized curricular,
co-curricular, and extra-curricular programs.
Amador also benefits from extensive community involvement from businesses
and community groups. Pleasanton Partners in Education (PPIE)
and the Tri Valley Education Collaborative continue to donate both
time and money to facilitate collaboration between the educational
and business communities in Pleasanton. Many of Amadors students
receive internships at local businesses and research facilities.
1928 Football Team
1929 Drama Production
1930 Basketball Team