San Benito High School District has been in existence for over 120 years. Many years ago, the District dropped "Joint Union" from its name.
San Benito High School is the District's only comprehensive school. The Districts contracts with the San Benito County Office of Education to run its continuation high school, San Andreas Continuation High School.
The Baler Code
Unique to our school is the Baler Code.
It is a set of values that we, as adults, strive to model and hold up as a goal for our students. The code is a series of 8 qualities that make one a quality person.
The Baler Code
A Baler is . . .
Respectful by treating others as you want to be treated. Do not
manipulate, abuse, demean or mistreat anyone. Do not insult,
ridicule, harass, embarrass or hurt another person.
Responsible by being dependable, punctual, and trustworthy in your
dealing with others. Acknowledge and meet your obligations, honor
your commitments, know what you must do, and create a plan to
accomplish your goals.
Honest by always being truthful and sincere toward others. Do not lie,
cheat, steal; betray a trust; withhold information; be sly, scheming
Civil by being courteous and polite.
Tolerant by respecting individual differences and judging people only on
their individual merits.
Caring by showing concern for each and every individual and our
Courteous by being polite in your dealings with others. Respect the rights
of each individual to make decisions about his/her own life and
have a regard for the property of others, as well as for our campus
and community environment.
Courageous by resisting peer pressure to do things you know are wrong.
Persevere in using your highest potential to reach academic and
personal goals. Do the right thing instead of taking the easy way