University High School – University (Irvine)
UniversityHigh School is a comprehensive high school in Orange County, California, with an enrollment of 2,469 students. The school’s 55-acre campus is in close proximity to several institutions of higher learning, including the University of California, Irvine, Concordia University and Chapman University.
The school’s commitment to academic excellence is also reflected in the Academic Performance Index which increased to 913 in the 2012-2013 school year.
University High School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges . The school was recognized by the Department of Education as an exemplary school in the Secondary School Recognition Program in 1987. In 1988 and 1992, the school was recognized as a California Distinguished School. In 2011 University was recognized by Newsweek magazine as the top high school in California and ranked number eight in the country.