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(Fontana) A. B. Miller High School is one of five high schools in the
                                                                                       (Fontana) A. B. Miller High School
Fontana Unified School District that services students in the Fontana area
                                                                                                    Rebels
of California.[2]

                    Contents
 1 School namesake
 2 Placement on low-performing schools list
 3 Demographics
 4 Notable alumni
 5 References
 6 External links
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School namesake                                                                                             Location
                                                                                               Fontana, California, United States
A.B. Miller High School is named after Azariel Blanchard Miller (1878–
                                                                                   Coordinates 34°07′46″N 117°26′53″W
1941) who is credited as the founder of the city of Fontana. In 1905, he
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brought 200 head of horse, mules, plows, scrapers and tents into the area
                                                                                   Type           Public school
and began transforming 17,000 acres of sand, sage brush and rock into a
                                                                                   Established October 1991
great citrus fruit, poultry and live stock farm.[3]
                                                                                   School         Fontana Unified School District
                                                                                   district
Placement on low-performing schools list
                                                                                   Principal      Vacant, TBA
In March 2010, Fontana A.B. Miller High School was placed on a list of the         Number of      3006 (2008–2009 school year)
5 lowest performing high schools in the county.[4] A transformation model          students

was put in place in the school, which called for the replacement of the            Color(s)       Red and Black
principal and rewarding teachers based on student performance. The                 Mascot         Rebels
Principal Heather Griggs was not replaced, however, due to being on the            Website        fusdweb.com/sites/hs/abmiller[dead link][1 ]
job less than 2 years. Fontana Unified School district, home to three of the
188 lowest performing schools in the state, is slated to receive $5.7 million in   School Improvement Grants (SIG) to support
improvements. [5][6][7]

Demographics
Out of the 3,006 students enrolled during the 2008–2009 school year,[8] the ethnic breakdown was:
   0% African-American
   7.5% Caucasian
   0.9% Asian
   91.6% Hispanic or Latino
   1.7% Others

Notable alumni
   Jesse Chavez, Major League Baseball player for the Toronto Blue Jays
   Alexis Serna, Canadian Football League player who is currently a free agent
   Nick Barnett, NFL player for the Buffalo Bills
   Bobby Green, Strikeforce professional Mixed Martial Artist.
References
  1. ^ "A. B. Miller High School" . Retrieved 2011-01-22.
  2. ^ "Our High Schools" . Retrieved 2011-01-22.
  3. ^ "School Names" . Retrieved 2011-01-22.
  4. ^ "http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_14635061" . San Bernardino Sun. Retrieved 2011-12-12. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Seven San Bernardino schools named among state's worst" . dailynews.com. Retrieved 27 Aug 2010.
  6. ^ "Seven San Bernardino City Schools Among State’s Lowest Performing" . blackvoicenews.com. Retrieved 27 Aug 2010.
  7. ^ "$57.6 million set to go to San Bernardino schools" . Redlands Daily Facts. Retrieved 27 Aug 2010.
  8. ^ "2008-09 School Accountability Report Card"     . Retrieved 2011-12-12.

External links
  Official website
  2008-2009 School Accountability Report Card


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