C. D. Hylton High School

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Coordinates: 38°39′4.31″N 77°23′5.58″W / 38.6511972°N 77.3848833°W / 38.6511972; -77.3848833

C.D. Hylton Senior High School

Address
14051 Spriggs Road
Woodbridge, Virginia 22193
Information
School type Public, high school
Motto We Are Family, Working Together for Total Success
Founded 1991
School district Prince William County Public Schools
Principal David J. Cassady Jr.
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2,209
Color(s) Blue and Gold          
Mascot Bulldog
Website

Cecil D. Hylton Senior High School is a public high school located in Dale City in Prince William County, Virginia, United States, and part of the Prince William County Public Schools division.

The school is named after real estate developer Cecil D. Hylton, who built thousands of homes in Dale City, Virginia and surrounding areas. Cecil D. Hylton donated the land that the school grounds are currently using.

C. D. Hylton High School is of much similar design as Battlefield High School, even though Hylton was built 13 years earlier.

The school's football team had a commendable 11-1 in the 2011 season and 21-2 since the 2010 season, making the playoffs in the 2010 and 2011 seasons, but have actually been good in the past winning 3 Group AAA Division 6 state titles since 1998.

In 2011, Mrs. Carolyn Custard (former Hylton High School principal) became the Director of Student Services for Prince William County Public Schools.

In May 2007, Newsweek Magazine ranked Hylton High School, 298th in the nation on its annual list of "Best High Schools in America."

Demographics[edit]

The following information was provided by PWCS.edu's School Data Profiles found on their website.

In the 2011-2012 school year, Hylton's student body was:

  • 18.8%White
  • 32.6% Hispanic
  • 37.8% Black/African American
  • 10.5% Two or More Races
  • 6.6% Asian
  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan
  • 0.2% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Test scores[edit]

Hylton High School is a fully accredited school based on its performance on the Virginia Standards of Learning tests.

Notable alumni[edit]

Specialty Programs[edit]

CISL (Center for International Studies and Languages) directed by: Ms. Meg Holt

Television Production directed by Mr. Michael Davis and Mr. Allan Chacey

External links[edit]