About Us

Argonaut High School is a California Distinguished and Gold Ribbon Award-winning school with the California Department of Education. We are proudly part of the Amador County Public Schools within the Amador County Unified School District.

Situated in rural Northern California, approximately one hour east of Sacramento, Argonaut High is a comprehensive four-year public high school located in Jackson, the county seat of Amador. We have 530 students within grades 9-12.

Argonaut High School is home of the Mustangs – well known for their exceptional football program under Head Coach Rick Davis.

Our offerings are well rounded with many advanced AP courses, sports programs, clubs, and enrichment opportunities.

Honors & Recognitions

Gold Ribbon Seal

2015 Gold Ribbon Schools



ARGONAUT Take Over” at the school board meeting on November 16, 2022 led by Principal Troy Gassaway

Culinary Program led by our new Culinary Teacher Michael Garcia.

Argonaut Drama Program, led by Drama Advisor Dale Flynt and represented by  Drama President Brad Laird with Drama Officers Rylie Holmes and Adelle Ladd.

FFA Program, led by our new FFA advisor Kristina Woolsey and Vice President Logan Manor, Reporter Naveh Arviso, and Sentinel Jayden Durben.

LatinX Club, led by advisor Teresa Floyd and President Natalie Santa Cruz.

Sunshine Club, led by advisor Taylor Wenske and President Julia Votaw.

Championship Girls Golf Team, led by team captains Savannah Allgeyer and Lilly Stern and coach Mike Alcoriza.

Thank you to the following teachers and “Challenge Coin” recipients for representing the Amador Gold Standard:

Cameron Duggan – English Teacher and Coach

Megan Eckhart – Office Administrator

Kim Hernandez – Bookkeeper

Scott Hunkins – ASB Director, Athletic Director

Laura Larsen – Registrar

Monte Wright – Maintenance Technician


Main Number (209) 257-7700

Attendance Line (209) 257-7745

Social Media

Instagram: @argonauthigh

Twitter: @ArgonautHigh

SnapChat: @argohighschool

Facebook:  argonaut high school

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Argonaut Ag Dept & FFA

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