Bullard High School (Fresno, California)

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Bullard High School
Location
5445 N. Palm Avenue
Fresno California 93704

United States
Coordinates 36°49′02″N 119°48′36″W / 36.81722°N 119.81000°W / 36.81722; -119.81000Coordinates: 36°49′02″N 119°48′36″W / 36.81722°N 119.81000°W / 36.81722; -119.81000
Information
Type Public
Founded 1955[1]
School district Fresno Unified School District
CEEB Code 050973[1]
Principal Brian Beck [1]
Faculty 100.0 (on FTE basis)[2]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,560[2] (2006–07)
Student to teacher ratio 25.6:1[2]
Color(s) Navy, Columbia, and White
Athletics conference California Interscholastic Federation
Mascot Knights
Nickname Home of the Knights[1]
Accreditation WASC[3]
Publication The Charger
Yearbook The Lance
Website

Bullard High School is a public secondary school located in Fresno, California, USA. Founded in 1955, it is part of the Fresno Unified School District, and as of 2011 had around 2,650 students on roll in grades 9-12 with approximately 500 students in each grade.[2][1]

Ethnic composition[edit]

As of the 2007-2008 school year, the student population was 47% White, 33% Hispanic,15% African American, 15% Asian and 3% Other. Approximately 5% of the students have been identified as English Language Learners.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Bullard High School offers a comprehensive Division I interscholastic athletics program with 22 different varsity-level sports.[1] The athletics program has produced Major League Baseball players including Steve Ellsworth, Dave Meier, Stan Papi, Randy Asadoor and Rex Hudler.[4][5][6][7] Former Fresno State and NFL quarterback Kevin Sweeney is another notable Bullard alumnus. The school has had consistent success in baseball, softball, volleyball (boys and girls), tennis, water polo, and soccer in which the 2009 boys team won a section title and were state championship runner-ups, and has had recent success in varsity football, including a central section title in 2009. The girls soccer team won a section title in 2011 (also state championship runner-ups) along with the boys basketball team that same year.

While not an alumnus, former National Football League head and assistant coach Mike Martz started his coaching career as an assistant coach for the Knights football team in 1973.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Profile". Bullard High School. Retrieved 2008-01-10. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Bullard High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2009-10-29. 
  3. ^ "Directory of Schools 2005-2006" (PDF). Western Association of Schools and Colleges. June 2005. Retrieved 2008-01-10. 
  4. ^ a b "1977 Draft -- June Regular Phase". Major League Baseball. Retrieved 2008-01-10. 
  5. ^ a b "1969 Draft -- June Regular Phase". Major League Baseball. Retrieved 2008-01-10. 
  6. ^ a b "1980 Draft -- June Regular Phase". Major League Baseball. Retrieved 2008-01-10. 
  7. ^ a b "1978 Draft -- June Regular Phase". Major League Baseball. Retrieved 2008-01-10. 
  8. ^ http://www.frame-poythress.org/VHBiogWeb.html
  9. ^ "high school photo". Retrieved 2012-05-18. 
  10. ^ http://www.smcgaels.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=21400&ATCLID=1496894

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