Orange Glen High School
Escondido, California, United States
Type Public
Established 1962; First graduating class 1964
School district Escondido Union High School District
Principal Tom Allison
Faculty 92
Enrollment 2,370
Color(s) Red, White and Blue
Slogan "Once A Patriot Always A Patriot"
Mascot Patriot
Newspaper The Musket

Orange Glen High School (OGHS) is one of the five public high schools in the Escondido Union School District in Escondido, California. It was established in 1962. The school earned the prestigious California Distinguished School Award in 2007.[1] In the 2005-06 school year Orange Glen High School served 2,370 students.

Statistics Edit

  • Grade Range: 9-12
  • Number of Academic Counselors: 6
  • Stadium: Dick Disney Field

School Yearbook: The Torch

"The Musket" newspaper is part of the High School National Ad Network.


Orange Glen High School is a Division II school and a member of the Valley League. Student athletes may participate in the following sports.

FALL (August)Edit

  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Girls Tennis
  • Girls Volleyball
  • Boys Water Polo
  • Girls Golf
  • Marching Band
  • Cheerleading

Winter (November)Edit

  • Boys and Girls Basketball
  • Boys and Girls soccer
  • Girls Water Polo
  • Wrestling
  • Cheerleading
  • Drumline

Spring (February)Edit

  • Boys Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Boys Golf
  • Boys and Girls Swimming
  • Men's Tennis
  • Boys and Girls Track
  • Boys and Girls NCAL
  • Drumline

Titles wonEdit

In 1999, the boys basketball team won the CIF Division II championships 45-74 over Serra High School.[2]

The girls basketball team won the Division II title in 2002. They beat Mount Miguel High School 52-41[3]

Girls Cross Country won the Division I title in 1995. As for individual champions, Pauline Stehly won the 3A title in 1983.

The football team won the 1967 county title under coach Dick Disney.

In 2007, the boys soccer team won the CIF San Diego Section Division II championships. It was the first CIF banner for the boys soccer team.[4] They won their second CIF title on March 6, 2010, under the guidance of coach Colin Garon, defeating Westview High School 6-5 on penalty kicks after drawing 1-1 in regulation. Senior Adrian Gutierrez was named CIF Player of the Year.[5]

Other athletics historyEdit

Several notable coaches at Orange Glen include NFL Hall of Famer and former Oakland Raider Fred Biletnikoff[6] in 1982 and current Colorado State co-offensive coordinator Dave Lay in 1988 [7]

Only one Patriot football player has ever had their number retired, Sean Salisbury[8]

Notable alumniEdit

See also Edit


References Edit

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Coordinates: 33°07′44″N 117°02′31″W / 33.129°N 117.042°W / 33.129; -117.042

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