Covina High School

Covina High School
463 South Hollenbeck Avenue
Covina, California
United States
Coordinates 34°4′51″N 117°54′2″W / 34.08083°N 117.90056°W / 34.08083; -117.90056Coordinates: 34°4′51″N 117°54′2″W / 34.08083°N 117.90056°W / 34.08083; -117.90056
Type Public
Established 1897
School district Covina-Valley Unified School District
Principal Christiana Kraus[1]
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,650 (as of early 2011)
Color(s)          Cardinal and white
Athletics conference CIF Southern Section
Valle Vista League
Nickname Colts
Rival Northview High School
Yearbook The Cardinal

Covina High School, commonly known as Covina High or CHS to the students, is a public high school located in Covina, California. Covina High School is one of three comprehensive high schools within the Covina-Valley Unified School District. Established in 1897, Covina High is the first and oldest high school in the school district and is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges. There were approximately 1,650 students enrolled for the 2010–11 school year.

Covina High School is one of the oldest establishments in Covina. Its original campus, Covina Union High School, was located off of S. Citrus Ave and W. Puente St. and was opened in 1897, just a few years before Covina became an incorporated city. In 1956, Covina High School moved to its current location on Hollenbeck Ave. and was open for classes in 1957.[2]

The teaching staff includes fifty-six regular education teachers and six special education teachers. Additional personnel include the school principal, two assistant principal, a student activities director, three counselors, and two library clerks.

The school's mascot is the colt. The school colors are cardinal and white. The school's rival is Northview High School.


Covina competes in the CIF Southern Section: Valle Vista League with Baldwin Park High School, Northview High School, Pomona High School, San Dimas High School, Nogales High School, and Glen A. Wilson High School.

As of 2013, Baldwin Park High School has left the Valle Vista League and has gone into the Miramonte League.

Covina High School's Cross Country Team has won six league titles.

Covina High School's 2015 Boys' Soccer team won the school's first ever League Championship.

The Colts football team won the CIF Championship in 1925, 1926, 1928, 1939, 1980, and 1995 and have won numerous league titles. The Colts baseball team won the CIF Championship in 1979, 1981, and 1988, which is the most by a Valle Vista League program, and is also a 25-time Valle Vista League Champion. The Colts softball team won the CIF Championship in 1989.

Boys Sports : Baseball, Basketball, X-country, Football, Wrestling, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field. Girls Sports : Volleyball, X-country, Tennis, Basketball, Wrestling, Soccer, Swimming, Softball, Track and Field.

Notable alumni


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  3. 1 2 "It's Tough to be a Bird". 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-06.
  4. Unusual Occupations L-5-2 at the Internet Movie Database
  5. Art Afterpieces, ISBN 978-0-8431-0366-3
  6. Irving Spiegel (June 29, 1941). "A 'GHOST SINGER'S SAGA". The New York Times.

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