George & Evelyn Stein first came to Tracy in 1946. Mrs. Stein was a Kindergarten teacher at Central School for 29 years. Mr. Stein worked for the H.J. Heinz Company in Tracy and served on Tracy school boards for 25 years, both on the elementary board and then as a high school trustee. George Stein died on September 25, 2011, at the age of 93. Evelyn Stein died on February 26, 2013, at the age of 92. The couple's contribution to education lives on in the George & Evelyn Stein High School.
George and Evelyn Stein High School is a continuation high school located in Tracy, California. It opened in August of 2007 and in the first year served 268 students. During the first year, Stein High School issued 131 high school diplomas and 3 certificates of completion. Stein High is designed to serve 190 students at one time. It includes an in-house independent study program. It is the largest continuation school in Tracy. It serves students from various Tracy Unified School District schools, including: three comprehensive high schools, a charter school, an online continuation school, and community day school. The school counselors refer the students from these schools to Stein High. Students who move to the district from other continuation high school can enroll directly into Stein High.
George and Evelyn Stein High School is situated on a lovely campus with a large quad area, where the commencement ceremony is held. The multi-purpose room is used for lunchtime, assemblies, and physical education classes. The classrooms are large and the labs are modern. There is a grass playing field for softball and football. There is a paved basketball court and volleyball court outside. There are multi stall boys and girls restrooms and there are single restrooms in the office available for students. There are individual men and women restrooms available for the staff.