Astronaut High School

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Astronaut High School
Location
Titusville, Florida, United States
Coordinates 28°37′30.57″N 80°51′4.63″W / 28.6251583°N 80.8512861°W / 28.6251583; -80.8512861Coordinates: 28°37′30.57″N 80°51′4.63″W / 28.6251583°N 80.8512861°W / 28.6251583; -80.8512861
Information
Type Public
Established 1972
Principal Terry Humphrey
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1299
Color(s) Maroon and gold
Mascot War Eagles
Rival Titusville High School
Website

Astronaut High School is located in Brevard County, in the city of Titusville, Florida, USA. It is part of the Brevard County School District. The school name comes from its location, near the Kennedy Space Center. The school was built in 1972. Enrollment is approximately 1,299 students.[1]

History[edit]

In 1998, the school's roof caught fire. Damage was estimated at $5,000[2] In 1999, a student gave birth at the school, unaware of her pregnancy.[3]

Academics[edit]

The library was recognized as one of the top ten in the state in 2010.[4]

Athletics[edit]

State Champion Teams[edit]

  • Girls Basketball Champions (Class 4A) in 2006 and 2009[5]
  • Boys Track and Field State Champions 1976 (Class 3A) and 2000 (Class 2A)[6]
  • Boys Cross Country State Champions 1978, 1979 and 1980 (Class 3A)[7]
  • Boys Tennis State Champions 1990, 1992 and 1994 (Class 3A)[8]
  • Wrestling State Champions 1999 (Class 4A)[9]
  • Girls Cross Country State Champions 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984 and 1985 (Class 3A)[10]
  • Girls Volleyball State Champions (Class 3A) 1980[11]
  • Girls Track and Field State Champions (Class 3A) 1979[12]

Notable alumni[edit]

Footnotes[edit]