Schools by Establishment Year

(not necessarily when the school became a CIF-San Diego section member)

All Schools

Year, School

1882  Our Lady of Peace (all-girls school since the 1890’s)

1882  San Diego

1892  Julian

1893  Fallbrook

1894  Escondido

1894  Ramona

1902  Imperial

1903  Escondido Adventist

1904  Oceanside

1907  Sweetwater Union (opened as National City)

1908  Central Union 

1908  Holtville

1909  Bishop’s (all-girls school until 1971)

1910  Army-Navy Academy

1912  Calexico

1912  Francis Parker

1913  Coronado

1920  Calipatria

1920  Grossmont

1922  La Jolla

1922  St. Augustine

1925  Mountain Empire

1925  Point Loma

1926  La Jolla Country Day (as Balmer School)

1928  Calexico Mission

1929  Hoover

1930 San Diego Academy (opened without high school in 1899)  

1937  Vista

1941  Kearny

1946  Chula Vista

1949  Vincent Memorial (as Our Lady of Guadalupe)

1950  Mar Vista

1951  Helix Charter (charter in 1998)

1952  Lincoln

1953  Mission Bay

1955  El Cajon Valley

1957  Carlsbad

1957  Cathedral Catholic (USDHS until 2005)

1957  Crawford

1957  Mount Miguel

1958  Clairemont

1959  El Capitan

1959  Hilltop

1959  O’Farrell Community (charter in 1994)

1960  CIF-San Diego section established

1960  Granite Hills

1960  Mater Dei Catholic (Marian Catholic until 2007)

1960  Monte Vista

1961  Poway

1961  San Marcos

1962  Madison

1962  Orange Glen

1962  Morse

1963  Castle Park

1965  Santana

1966  Bonita Vista

1966  Borrego Springs

1968  Patrick Henry

1969  Christian (El Cajon)

1970  Montgomery

1971  El Camino (originally named Oceanside High East)

1971  Tri-City Christian

1972  San Pasqual

1974  Mt. Carmel

1974  Torrey Pines

1974  Valhalla

1975  Lutheran (of San Diego)

1975  Southwest (San Diego)

1976  Serra

1977  Mira Mesa

1977  Santa Fe Christian

1977  Ocean View Christian (Midway Baptist until 2010)

1977  South Bay Christian

1979  San Diego Jewish Academy

1980  Four schools joined the section (see below)

1980  Calvin Christian

1981  University City

1987  Calvary Christian (San Diego)

1987  Calvary Christian (Vista)

1987  Rancho Buena Vista

1987  West Hills

1990  Rancho Bernardo

1991  Horizon Christian

1992  Eastlake

1993  Scripps Ranch

1994  Guajome Park Academy

1995  Southwest (El Centro)

1995  St. Joseph (Sierra Madre until 2008)

1996  Escondido Charter

1996  La Costa Canyon

1996  River Valley Charter

1996  San Dieguito Academy

1997  Foothills Christian (Venture Christian until 2006)

1998  West Shores (Joined from the Southern section)

1998  Valley Center

1999  Preuss

2000  Six schools joined the section from Imperial County (see below)

2000  High Tech (San Diego)

2000  Steele Canyon Charter (charter in 2007)

2001  National University Academy

2002  San Pasqual Academy

2002  San Ysidro (9th grade)

2002  Westview (9th & 10th grade)

2003  Otay Ranch (9th & 10th grade)

2003  Southern California Yeshiva

2004  Canyon Crest Academy (9th grade)

2004  Mission Hills

2005  Gompers Academy

2006  Classical Academy

2006  Maranatha Christian

2006  Olympian (9th & 10th grade)

2007  Health Sciences & Middle College

2007  High Tech (Chula Vista)

2007  Pacific Ridge

2007  Rock Academy

2008  Liberty Charter

2009  Del Norte (9th & 10th grade)

2009  King-Chavez Community

2009  Mission Vista (9th grade)

2010  Coleman Tech

2012  Chula Vista Learning (9th grade)

2013  Del Lago Academy (9th & 10th grade)

2013  Sage Creek (9th grade)

Public Schools

Year, School

1882  San Diego

1892  Julian

1893  Fallbrook

1894  Escondido

1894  Ramona

1902  Imperial

1904  Oceanside

1907  Sweetwater Union

1908  Central Union 

1908  Holtville

1912  Calexico

1913  Coronado

1920  Calipatria

1920  Grossmont

1922  La Jolla

1925  Mountain Empire

1925  Point Loma

1929  Hoover

1937  Vista

1941  Kearny

1946  Chula Vista

1950  Mar Vista

1951  Helix Charter (became a charter in 1998)

1952  Lincoln

1953  Mission Bay

1955  El Cajon Valley

1957  Carlsbad

1957  Crawford

1957  Mount Miguel

1958  Clairemont

1959  El Capitan

1959  Hilltop

1960  CIF-San Diego section established

1960  Granite Hills

1960  Monte Vista

1961  Poway

1961  San Marcos

1962  Madison

1962  Orange Glen

1962  Morse

1963  Castle Park

1965  Santana

1966  Bonita Vista

1966  Borrego Springs

1968  Patrick Henry

1970  Montgomery

1971  El Camino

1972  San Pasqual

1974  Mt. Carmel

1974  Torrey Pines

1974  Valhalla

1975  Southwest (San Diego)

1976  Serra

1977  Mira Mesa

1980  Four schools joined the section (see below)

1981  University City

1987  Rancho Buena Vista

1987  West Hills

1990  Rancho Bernardo

1992  Eastlake

1993  Scripps Ranch

1995  Southwest (El Centro)

1996  La Costa Canyon

1998  West Shores (Joined from the Southern section)

1998  Valley Center

2000  Five schools joined the section from Imperial County (see below)

2000  Steele Canyon Charter (became a charter in 2007)

2002  San Ysidro (9th grade)

2002  Westview (9th & 10th grades)

2003  Otay Ranch (9th & 10th grades)

2004  Canyon Crest Academy (9th grade) 

2004  Mission Hills (9th, 10th, 11th grades)

2006  Olympian (9th & 10th grades)

2009  Del Norte (9th & 10th grades)

2009  Mission Vista (9th grade)

2013  Del Lago Academy (9th & 10th grade)

2013  Sage Creek (9th grade)

Private/Non-Public Charter Schools

Year, School

1882  Our Lady of Peace (all-girls school since the 1890’s)

1899  San Diego Academy (became H.S. in 1930)  

1903  Escondido Adventist

1909  Bishop’s (all-girls school until 1971)

1910  Army-Navy Academy

1912  Francis Parker

1922  St. Augustine

1926  La Jolla Country Day

1928  Calexico Mission

1949  Vincent Memorial (as Our Lady of Guadalupe) 

1957  Cathedral Catholic (USDHS until 2005)

1959  O’Farrell Community (became a charter in 1994)

1960  CIF-San Diego section established

1960  Mater Dei Catholic (Marian Catholic until 2007)

1969  Christian (El Cajon)

1971  Tri-City Christian

1975  Lutheran (of San Diego)

1977  Santa Fe Christian

1977  Ocean View Christian (Midway Baptist until 2010)

1977  South Bay Christian

1979  San Diego Jewish Academy

1980  Four schools joined the section (see below)

1980  Calvin Christian

1987  Calvary Christian (San Diego)

1987  Calvary Christian (Vista)

1991  Horizon Christian

1994  Guajome Park Academy

1995  St. Joseph (Sierra Madre until 2008)

1996  Escondido Charter

1996  River Valley Charter

1996  San Dieguito Academy

1997  Foothills Christian (Venture until 2006)

1999  Preuss

2000  Six schools joined the section from Imperial County (see below)

2000  High Tech (San Diego)

2001  National University Academy

2003  Southern California Yeshiva

2005  Gompers Academy

2006  Classical Academy

2006  Maranatha Christian

2007  Health Sciences & Middle College

2007  High Tech (Chula Vista)

2007  Pacific Ridge

2007  Rock Academy

2008  Liberty Charter

2009  King-Chavez Community

2010  Coleman Tech

2012  Chula Vista Learning (9th grade)

Four schools joined the section in 1980:  Holtville, Calipatria, Imperial and San Pasqual (Winterhaven)

Six schools joined the section in 2000:  Brawley, Calexico, Central Union, Palo Verde, Southwest (El Centro) and Vincent Memorial

Establishment Year Not Known

All-Tribes American Indian Charter

Brawley Union

Kuyper Prep

Palo Verde Valley

Warner Springs

 

Schools No Longer Members of the CIF-San Diego Section

Christian Life Academy:  opened in 1992, withdrew from the section in June 2011 after 6 athletic seasons because the home school model was not within the guidelines of CIF rules pertaining to potential recruiting and school boundaries.  Christian Life had 0 CIF titles.

Chula Vista Christian:  no information available

H-Town Christian Academy:  opened in 2000, closed in 2007, athletics from 2004 to 2007.  H-Town had 0 CIF titles.

San Diego Military:   closed, 4 CIF titles.

San Dieguito High:  closed in 1996 and students transferred to the new school, La Costa Canyon.  San Dieguito Academy opened in 1996 as a new school on the old San Dieguito High campus.  San Diegutio High had 18 CIF titles.

San Miguel Schools for Boys:  merged with Bishop's (all-girls) in 1971.

San Pasqual (Winterhaven):  moved back to the Southern section

Sun Valley Charter (Ramona):  closed in 2008, 0 CIF titles.

Victory Christian:  closed, 1 CIF title.

West Shores:  moved back to the Southern Section