Cypress Falls High School

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Coordinates: 29°55′07″N 95°37′54″W / 29.9186°N 95.6316°W / 29.9186; -95.6316

Cypress Falls High School
Location
9811 Huffmeister Road
Houston, TX 77095

United States
Information
Type Public high school
Established 1992
School district Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District
Principal Becky Denton
Faculty 162 (on FTE basis)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 3541 (as of 2013)
Student to teacher ratio 25.3
Color(s)           Green & Gold
Athletics UIL 5A
Athletics conference University Interscholastic League
Team name Golden Eagles
Information (281) 856-1000
Website

Cypress Falls High School is a secondary school in an unincorporated area of Harris County, Texas, United States. It opened in 1992. The current principal is Ms. Becky Denton. Cypress Falls is part of the Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District, which started during the late 19th century with a school named "The Cypress School". Originally, there were only 12 schools and it's now one of the largest districts in Houston, Texas.[1] Cypress Woods High School relieved Cypress Falls when it opened in fall 2006.

The school's mascot is the golden eagle and their colors are gold and green. Their rival schools are Langham Creek High School and Cy-Fair High School. Cypress Falls offers several different extracurricular resources to enhance the student and parent experience. The principal maintains a blog on the high school's website to help keep the parents connected and people informed in general.[2]

Cypress Falls was named a National Blue Ribbon School in 1999-2000.[3]

Since the school's second academic year in 1993-1994, their Symphonic Band has received Sweepstakes ratings every year. The only known school in the district to have a longer streak is Langham Creek High School.[citation needed]

In 2011, the school was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[4]

Feeder patterns[edit]

Schools that feed into Cypress Falls include:[5]

  • Elementary schools: Fiest, Horne, Owens, Birkes (partial), Hairgrove (partial), Lamkin (partial), Lee (partial), Postma (partial), Rennell (partial), Tipps (partial)
  • Middle schools: Labay, Aragon (partial), Truitt (partial)

Extracurricular activities[edit]

During the school year of 2010-2011, Cypress Falls was the only school in its district to have all levels of its music department (band, orchestra, and choir) receive sweepstakes at their UIL Contest.[citation needed]

The Cypress Falls High School varsity men’s choir performed at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) 2012 Clinic and Convention on Feb. 10 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. Selected from hundreds of submissions from across the state, the choir performed a concert before thousands of Texas music educators and students. The Cypress Falls men’s choir was led by head choir director Deidre Douglas.

The Cypress Falls High School Varsity Women's choir will be performing at the Texas Music Eduators Association (TMEA) 2015 Clinic and Convention at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio in February. Selected from hundreds of submissions from across the state, the choir will perform a concert before thousands of Texas music educators and students. In addition to performing at TMEA, the Varsity Women's choir will also be performing at the National American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) 2015 Convention in Salt Lake City on February of 2015. Selected from thousands of submissions from across the nation. This is the first choir chosen from the Cypress Fairbanks ISD to perform at the national level. The Cypress Falls Varsity Women's Choir is led by directors Deidre Douglas and Matthew Perez.



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