|Leland High School|
6677 Camden Ave
|School district||San Jose Unified School District|
|Faculty||77.11 (on FTE basis)|
|Grades||9, 10, 11, 12|
|Student to teacher ratio||24.94|
Navy blue, Columbia blue, Gold
Leland was founded in 1967. It was named for Raymond B. Leland, who had served as principal of San Jose High School, and his son Gordon Leland, who had been a student at the school and had died in World War II.
In 2021, U.S. News & World Report ranked Leland as the number 1 high school in San Jose Unified School District and number 68 in the state of California, and the education ranking and review website Niche ranked the school as the number 1 high school in the district and number 77 in the state.
During the 2004–05 school year, Leland High School was recognized with the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education, the highest award an American school can receive.
San José Unified School District is proud to announce the appointment of Peter Park as the new Principal of Leland High School effective July 1, 2018.
When Pat Tillman was a freshman at Leland High School, he didn't make the varsity baseball team, despite being one of the best players his age in the South Bay.