Colonial Forge High School
|Colonial Forge High School|
|550 Courthouse Road
Stafford, Virginia, 22554
|Type||Public High School|
|School district||Stafford County Public Schools|
|Fight song||Colonial Forge Fight Song, based on "The Harmonious Blacksmith"|
|Athletics conference||Virginia High School League
AAA Northwest Region
AAA Commonwealth District
|Rival||Stafford Senior High School
North Stafford High School Mountain View High School
Brooke Point High School
|Feeder schools||Rodney E. Thompson Middle School (Minority)
H.H. Poole Middle School (Minority)
T. Benton Gayle Middle School (Majority)
Stafford Middle School (Minority)
Edward E. Drew Jr., Middle School (Minority)
Location and demographics
Colonial Forge is located on Courthouse Road, State Route 630, slightly over two miles from Interstate 95 and U.S. Route 1. Colonial Forge's student enrollment is now 65% Caucasian, 21% African American, 5% Hispanic, 5% Italian and 4% Asian/Pacific Islander.
Colonial Forge was completed in 1999 as the fourth high school to open in Stafford County. The school's colors are navy blue, forest green, and silver and the mascot is the Bald Eagle.
Academics and extracurricular activities
Molten Art, Colonial Forge's literary magazine, has won several Crown Awards in Columbia University's CSPA Crown competition, including a Silver Crown in 2004, and Gold Crowns in 2006 and 2008. Molten Art consistently earns high national praise, often competing against private schools that specialize in the arts.
Colonial Forge's athletic teams compete in the AAA Northwest Region.
The Colonial Forge wrestling team has claimed four AAA VA State Championships in wrestling back-to-back-to-back in 2007-08-09, and again in 2012.
In 2014, the Colonial Forge boy's basketball team became the first high school basketball team from Stafford County to win the State Championship.
- "Colonial Forge School Profile". GreatSchools.net. Retrieved 2007-02-02.
- "Historical Marker Database: Accokeek Iron Furnace".
- Columbia.edu Crown Awards 2008, Official Awards Page.
- Columbia.edu Crown Awards 2006, Official Awards Page.
- Columbia.edu Crown Awards 2004, Official Awards Page.