University City High School (San Diego)

University City High School (San Diego)

Infobox Education in the United States
name= University City High School


streetaddress= 6949 Genesee Avenue
city= San Diego
state= California
zipcode= 92122
areacode= 858
phone= 457-3040
schoolboard= San Diego Unified School District
principal= Mike Price
viceprincipal= Emma Martinez, Brian Mihalka
grades= 9-12
mascot= The Centurions
colors= Columbia Blue, Navy Blue, & White
founded= 1981
enrollment= 1,800 (approximate as of 2005)

University City High School, located in the University City section of San Diego, California, United States, is a comprehensive, four-year public high school, part of the San Diego Unified School District. The school opened in September 1981. The School ranks 222 in the nation on Newsweek's List of Best High Schools. The school is commonly referred to as UC High.


University City High School offers sports programs for student-athletes. The school mascot is the Centurion.

Fall sports

*Boys' and girls' cross country
* Field Hockey
* American football
* Girls' tennis
* Girls' volleyball
* Boys' water polo

Winter sports

* Boys' and girls' Basketball
* Boys' and girls' Soccer
* Wrestling
* Girls' Water Polo boys

pring sports

* Badminton
* Baseball
* Golf
* Lacrosse
* Softball
* Swimming
* Fencing
* Boys' Tennis
* Track and Field
* Boys' Volleyball

Music Department

* UC Marching Band
* Orchestra
* Jazz Band
* Pep Band

Logos & school colors

The colors and logos of University City have not much changed since its founding in 1981. The color palette of the school as well as their three primary logos, the UC Script, the Centurion, and the UC block logo are givrn below.. The block logo is used as the "Varsity Letter" style for all varsity letter-earning athletes.


*All Male
*UCHS Cheer
*Marine Science
*Surf Team
*Surf Rider Club
*Science Olympiad
*Faith Club
*Gay/Straight Alliance
*Equestrian Club
*Pink Ribbon Club
*Invisible Children
*Pacific Islander Club
*Key Club
*Sports Authority
*Cube Club
*M.E.C.H.A Club
*Yoga Club
*Best Buddies
*Russian Club
*Amnesty International
*PH Love Club
*The Office Fun Club
*Photography Club
*Computer Science
*Psychology Club
*UEFA Champions Club
*Anime Club
*UCHS Performing Arts Club
*UCHS Drill Team
*Rugby Interest and Recruitment
*JV Girls Volleyball
*UC Badminton Club

Notable alumni

*Kent Ninomiya (TV news anchor, reporter and executive)
*Felix Sanchez (Olympic Gold Medalist)
*Chris Richard (baseball) (Major League Baseball Player)

See also

*Primary and secondary schools in San Diego, California


* [ UCHS Homepage]
* [ UCHS forums]

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