Arlington is one of 5 comprehensive high schools in Riverside Unified School District. The school opened 1973 on a campus surrounded by orange groves and small farms. School boundaries encompass a variety of neighborhoods including Casa Blanca, Arlington Heights (mostly orange groves, crop fields, and farmhouses), and the neighborhoods surrounding the Riverside Auto Center. Students come to AHS primarily from Chemawa and Matthew Gage Middle Schools.
Since the first graduating Class of 1975, Arlington students have earned local, state, and national awards in academics, activities, and athletics.
Our mascot is the LION.
Our school colors are MAROON AND GOLD.
Our school motto is COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE - PURSUING SIGNIFICANCE