2017 Division III CIF Champions!

Mark Lantsberger - San Diego County Teacher of the Year - pictured with representatives of Team PUSD! 

Graduation 2017!

Congratulations to the Boys Swim and Dive Team - 3x Division II CIF Champions (back-to-back-to-back)

JOY!  Nighthawks Soaring!

Congratulations to Mark Lantsberger - San Diego County Teacher of the Year (pictured with Principal Greg Mizel, Megan Gross, DNHS CA Teacher of the Year and PUSD Superintendent Dr. Marian Kim-Phelps).

Congratulations to the 2017 Science Olympiad Regional Champions!  Soaring!  Nighthawk Strong!

2016 Palomar League and Division 1 CIF Champions!

2017 Division II CIF Champions!

Jonathan Garcia, 2017 CA Most Inspirational Wrestler 

Welcome to Del Norte High School, Home of the Nighthawks!!!  One School.  One Flock.  Nighthawk Strong!  Established 2009

Upcoming Events

Common Application Presentation for Seniors
Date: 9/26/2017, 8 AM 9 AM
Location: DNHS Performing Arts Center (PAC)
September 29th - Professional Growth Day - Non-Student Day
Date: 9/29/2017
CSU Application Presentation for Seniors
Date: 10/3/2017, 8 AM 9 AM
Location: DNHS Performing Arts Center (PAC)
Financial Aid Night for Seniors and their Parents @ MCHS
Date: 10/3/2017, 5:30 PM
Location: Mt. Carmel High School
Friday, October 6th - Homecoming Game 7:00 p.m.
Date: 10/6/2017, 7 PM 9 PM
Location: Del Norte High School Stadium

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Mission Statement

Inspiring passion and preparing all students to be college ready, future focused
and globally aware!

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Seniors, schedule your appointment to get your portrait taken at Visual Photography!

Del Norte High School ranked #21 in CA by Niche

The 2017 Best Public High Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, and high school ratings.

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