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James Lick

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James Lick High School
57 N. White Road
San Jose, CA  95127
(408) 347-4400
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James Lick High School was built in 1950 and is the oldest of the high schools in the ESUHSD.   The school is named after James Lick, founder of the locally famous Lick Observatory.
James Lick High school has many traditions which help bring students, teachers, staff and school supporters together. Spirit days are spread throughout the year culminating to the year long race for "Spirit Points."  
Notable Alumni: 
  • Forrest Fezler, Former PGA Tour Golfer 
  • Thomas A. Heredia, CEO of Ionics Ultrapure Water in East San Jose 
  • Roger Maltbie, Professional Golfer and Sportscaster 
  • Jim Plunkett, Former NFL Quarterback and Heisman Trophy Winner 
  • Willy T. Ribbs, First African-American to race in the Indianapolis 500 
  • Luis Valdez, American Playwright and Film Director, "Father of Chicano Theater
School Boundary
To view James Lick's boundary map and access the street/attendance area locator, select the following link:  Boundary Map
School Accountability Report Card (SARC)
An annual School Accountability Report Card (SARC) is produced for each California school.  It provides valuable information for parents, teachers, administrators and the community, including:
  • Description of Facilities
  • Demographics
  • Curriculum
  • Special Programs
  • Academic and Test Data
  • Teacher/Staff Information
  • School Safety
  • Fiscal Data
SARC Facts
Student Handbook
Click on the following link to access, James Lick's Student Handbook:   Student Handbook
Parent Handbook
The parent handbook contains important information for parents:
  • Graduation Requirements
  • Key District Policies
  • Important Meeting Dates
  • Testing Dates
  • Parenting Tips
  • Valuable Phone Numbers
Please take time to review the handbook with your student(s) for a very successful school year.   Parent Handbook