First Colonial High School

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First Colonial High School
Logo of First Colonial High School.gif
1272 Mill Dam Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia, 23454
United States
Coordinates 36°52′24″N 76°1′43″W / 36.87333°N 76.02861°W / 36.87333; -76.02861Coordinates: 36°52′24″N 76°1′43″W / 36.87333°N 76.02861°W / 36.87333; -76.02861
School type Public, high school
Founded 1966
School district Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Superintendent Sheila S. Magula (Interim)
Principal Nancy B. Farrell
Staff 145
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,053 (2008–09)
Language English
Color(s)           Columbia Blue and Gold[1]
Athletics conference Virginia High School League
Beach District
Eastern Region
Mascot Patriot
Rival Cox High School
Communities served Croatan Beach, Kings Grant, Shadowlawn, Alanton, Baycliff

First Colonial High School is a high school in Virginia Beach, Virginia. It is a part of the Virginia Beach City Public Schools.

First Colonial is one of five Virginia Beach high schools ranked in the top 1200 in Newsweek's 2006 ranking of American high schools.[2]


Band, Chorus, Debate, Drama, Green Team, Crew Club, FBLA, Forensics, Operation Smile Club, Guitar Club, Indoor Soccer Club, Key Club, National/German/French/Spanish/English/Math/Social Studies/Art Honor Society, Anime Club, Yearbook Club, Crime Solvers, Dance team, Spanish/Latin/French Club, SCA, Orchestra, and Young Democrats/Republicans/Libertarians, and Scholastic Bowl are some of the activities offered at First Colonial.


First Colonial offers many sports, including:[3]

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Competition Cheer
  • Sideline Cheer
  • Cross Country
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Indoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleball
  • Wrestling

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "First Colonial High School Traditions". Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Complete List: 1,200 Top U.S. Schools". What Makes a High(420) School Great?. Newsweek. 2006. Retrieved 21 June 2006. [dead link]
  3. ^ First Colonial High School - Virginia Beach, Virginia - Home of the Patriots

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