Eaglecrest High School
|Eaglecrest High School|
|Arapahoe County, Colorado
|School district||Cherry Creek School District|
|Grades||9 through 12|
|Color(s)||Red, Black and Silver|
|Athletics conference||Centennial League|
Eaglecrest High School is located in unincorporated Arapahoe County, Colorado, near the cities of Aurora and Centennial. Eaglecrest was the fourth high school to open in the Cherry Creek School District, and it is a member of the 5A Centennial League. The school initially opened serving Grades 7-10, and subsequently transitioned to a traditional 9-12 high school.
Eaglecrest High School is a public high school with an enrollment of 2450 students in grades 9 through 12.
Eaglecrest holds a variety of Advanced Placement courses for its students.
Since 2000, Eaglecrest's library program has been honored as a Colorado High Performance Library.
As of April 17, 2009, enrollment at Eaglecrest is 2339 students, of whom 49.8% are male and 50.2% are female. The ethnic breakdown is as follows:
- 59.5% White
- 19.0% Black
- 13.2% Hispanic
- 7.8% Asian/Pacific Islander
- 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native.
Eaglecrest has won a total of 12 State Championships since 1991, the latest being 2013 Basketball team, when they beat Denver East.
1993; Eaglecrest Football team won the state championship. As followed the tagline: 'No excuses, Just results'
2002; Eaglecrest Boy's Track & Field wins the school's first track & field championship
2003; Eaglecrest Cheerleading wins the 7th state championship in school history
2005; Eaglecrest's Softball team wins the state championship with a 1-0 win over Rocky Mountain
2006; Eaglecrest's Varsity Volleyball wins the 5A state championship with a perfect 31-0.
2007; Eaglecrest's Boys Basketball wins the 5A Centennial League Championship & goes to the Final Four 2008 Centennial League Champions, 22-5 Record (11-3 Conference Record)
2008; Eaglecrest's Cheerleading wins the state championship after taking 1st in regionals, and 2nd in League
2010; Eaglecrest's Varsity Cheerleading wins the state championship after taking 1st in Regionals, and 1st in League
2013; Eaglecrest's Boys Basketball wins the 5A State Championship
Eaglecrest has a variety of bands. Those include Concert, Symphonic, Jazz, Winter Percussion, Pep, and Marching band. There are also choirs, theatre courses, and dance courses. The students hold one mainstage play in the fall, and a musical in the spring.
The Dance department at Eaglecrest holds four dance courses (Modern Jazz I, Modern Jazz II, Training Company and Dance Company) that all participate in the concerts put on for the public every semester.
- 2007-2008 Play- "The Mouse That Roared"
Musical- "Once Upon A Mattress"
- 2008-2009 Play- "Lend Me a Tenor"
Musical- "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
- 2009-2010 Play- "Heaven Can Wait"
- 2010-2011 Play- "Love Rides the Rails"
Musical- "Bye Bye Birdie"
Spring- "Look Back in Anger"
- 2011-2012 Play- "A Christmas Carol"
Spring- "The Oedipus Cycle"
Musical- "Singing in the Rain"
Play- Alice in Wonderland
The 2011-2012 school year was the first year that an audition-based acting class called Harlequin Players was offered. This class has taken over the responsibility of producing the spring drama and an additional fall show every year. The students are required to prepare two monologues for their audition.
Additionally, Eaglecrest is the home of the International Thespian Society Troupe #4999, which has a team of officers to help put together all of the Thespian and Drama Club events of that year. Every year, Thespian Troupe #4999 participates in the Thespian Conference in Denver during the month of December.