Flour Bluff High School

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Coordinates: 27°38′41″N 97°17′47″W / 27.6447°N 97.2965°W / 27.6447; -97.2965

Flour Bluff High School
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Location
2505 Waldron Road
Corpus Christi, Texas

United States
Information
Type Public
Established 1967
School district Flour Bluff Independent School District
Principal James Crenshaw
Faculty 102.9 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,809[1] (2009)
Student to teacher ratio 16.4[1]
Color(s)           Maroon & White
Slogan Class.Pride.Heart (CPH)
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAA
Mascot Hornet
Nickname FBH
Team name Hornets/Lady Hornets
Website

Flour Bluff High School is a public high school in Corpus Christi, Texas (USA). It is part of the Flour Bluff Independent School District.

The Texas Education Agency's 2009 accountability rating was "Recognized" [2]

Student demographics[edit]

As of the 2009-2010 school year, Flour Bluff High had a total of 1,821 students (66.4% White, 23.3% Hispanic, 5.5% African American, 4.2% Asian/Pacific Islander, and 0.6% Native American). 30.4% of the students are considered economically disadvantaged.

Facility:

  • Opened in 1967
  • New additions and renovations completed in 1999
  • 91 Classrooms
  • Cafetorium (900 capacity)
  • Teaching Theater (150 capacity)
  • Auditorium (1325 capacity)
  • 2 Gymnasiums
  • Library
  • Football/athletic field

Extra-curricular activities[edit]

The Navy Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets have, as of 2008, won the high school military drill team national championships for 14 years,[3] and as of 2013, the Area 10 Navy championship 19 consecutive times[4]

The Academic Decathlon team has, as of 2006, gone on to the state competition twelve times.[5]

Athletics[edit]

The Flour Bluff Hornets compete in these sports -

Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Swimming/Diving, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Track, Softball & Baseball.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Flour Bluff HS. National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved on 2008-05-27. "Students: 1809 (2009)
  2. ^ "2007 Campus AEIS Report". Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 2008-05-28. 
  3. ^ Wilson, Beth (2006-01-29). "Flour Bluff cadets reign supreme". Caller-Times. Retrieved 2008-05-27. [dead link]
  4. ^ http://www.kristv.com/news/flour-bluff-njrotc-wins-state/
  5. ^ Garza, Adriana (2006-02-06). "Putting the work in teamwork". Caller-Times. Retrieved 2008-05-27. [dead link]
  6. ^ Mark Lowry (June 2, 2006). "Drama 'King'". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. pp. S30.  (Newsbank)
  7. ^ Sheffield, Nicholas (2005-04-29). "Flour Bluff graduate returns". The Waldron Street Journal. Retrieved 2008-05-27. 

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