Barron G. Collier High School

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Coordinates: 26°13′N 81°45.6′W / 26.217°N 81.7600°W / 26.217; -81.7600

Barron G. Collier High School
Naples, FL 34109
Type Public secondary school
Motto "All Students Can Learn"
Established 1978
School district Collier County Public Schools
Principal Dr. Tammy Caraker[1]
Faculty 110 teachers
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1724
Color(s) Royal Blue and Grey
Mascot Cougar

Barron G. Collier High School is a four-year (grades 9-12) high school located at 5600 Cougar Drive in unincorporated Collier County, Florida, United States, northeast of the city of Naples.

Collier was included in Newsweek's 2006 list of top U.S. high schools by Jay Mathews's Challenge Index.[2]


The school opened its doors to the first wave of students in 1978 as the third high school in the area, with the first senior class graduating in Spring 1979. It has enjoyed a rich history in the last 35 years, becoming a second home to many.


  • 1978-1996 Paul Manley
  • 1996-1998 Toni Eubank
  • 1998-2004 Raymond Baker - Former Superintendent
  • 2004-2007 Ron Miller
  • 2007-2008 Gary Brown
  • 2008-2013 Tim Kutz
  • 2013–present Dr. Tammy Caraker


Barron Collier High School is one of the seven members of the Collier County Athletic Conference. The school's official list of sports is separated by season.[3] In 2006 and 2008, the Barron Collier Cougars Varsity Girls Basketball won the Class 5A state championship.[4] The main athletic crosstown rivals are Naples High School, Lely High School, and Gulf Coast High School.

Fall sports[edit]

  • Varsity Football
  • Varsity Golf
  • Boys and Girls Cross Country
  • Varsity Swimming and Diving
  • Girls Varsity Volleyball

Winter sports[edit]

  • Boys Basketball
  • Girls Basketball
  • Boys Soccer
  • Girls Soccer
  • Wrestling

Spring sports[edit]

  • Varsity Baseball
  • Boys Lacrosse
  • Girls Lacrosse
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field


  • Concert Chorus
  • Bel Canto
  • Vocal Ensemble
  • Glee
  • Mens Choir
  • Honor Choir


  • Marching Band
  • (Drum line, weapon line, flag line and dance team)
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Symphonic Band
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Winter Guard- Weapon Line and Flag Line
  • Dance Team/ Dance Line


Barron G. Collier High School is home to many different extracurricular clubs. An accurate, up-to-date list is difficult to keep, as clubs are added and dropped as students graduate or lose interest. However, some of the notable clubs are:


  • Ranked as an 'A' school based on FCAT scores[5]
  • Boys Tennis State Champions: 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013
  • Girls Basketball State Champions: 2006 and 2008[4]
  • Wrestling State Champions: 1994
  • Football District Champions: 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Basketball District Champions: 1999, 2011




  1. ^ "Administration & Guidance". Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Lewis, Katherine (12 May 2006). "BCHS makes Newsweek list of top U.S. high schools". Naples Daily News. Archived from the original on 30 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-10. 
  3. ^ "Sports Schedules". Archived from the original on October 2, 2006. Retrieved November 8, 2006. 
  4. ^ a b Busch, Angela (28 February 2008). "Barron Collier celebrates its girls basketball, individual wrestling titles". Naples Daily News. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  5. ^ Lewis, Katherine (8 July 2008). "Most Collier schools make good grades on state’s report card". Marco Eagle. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  6. ^ "Chris Resop: Player Profile". Major League Baseball. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  7. ^ "Biography". A Rare Reflection, the official home of Haley Bennett. Archived from the original on 2008-07-10. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  8. ^ Kipling, Kay (November 2004). "Driving Ambition". Gulfshore Life. Retrieved 2008-07-11. [dead link]
  9. ^ "Anthony Herrera: Player Profile". National Football League. Archived from the original on 19 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-23. 
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