Gordon Lee High School

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Gordon Lee High School
Address
105 Lee Circle
Chickamauga, Georgia, Walker, 30707-1426
 United States
Coordinates 34°52′10″N 85°17′39″W / 34.869342°N 85.294289°W / 34.869342; -85.294289Coordinates: 34°52′10″N 85°17′39″W / 34.869342°N 85.294289°W / 34.869342; -85.294289[1]
Information
Established 1930
Opened 1930[2]
School district Chickamauga City School District
Principal C.R. Simmons
Teaching staff 23 FTE[3]
Grades 9 - 12
Enrollment 445[3]
Student to teacher ratio 23:1[3]
Classes offered Traditional college prep curriculum including Advanced Placement courses in English, Social Studies, Math, and Science. Vocational program includes Business, Agriculture, Construction, Technology, and Drafting.
Campus size 50 acres (200,000 m2)
Color(s)         
Athletics Football, Softball, Volleyball, Boys' and Girls' Basketball, Wrestling, Boys' and Girls' Golf, Tennis, Track, Baseball, Cheerleading.
Athletics conference 6-A
Mascot Trojan
Team name Trojans
Rival Trion High School
Newspaper Lee Hi Times
Telephone (706) 382-3100
Fax (706) 375-5881
Website

Gordon Lee High School is a public high school located in Chickamauga, Georgia, USA. The school is part of the Chickamauga City School District, which serves the City of Chickamauga in Walker County.[3]The late Gordon Lee of Chickamauga left a grant of a plot of land and enough money to start the school.

The first graduation consisted of one student, Leon Wiley, in 1917.

The Main Building, Olive Lee Building, and Tom Lee Building were constructed in 1930.

The Ware-Jewell Activities Center holds a gymnasium, classrooms, and a technology lab. The center also harbors the Arthur Yates Building, which contains math and science classrooms.

Since 1991, Gordon Lee High School and Gordon Lee Middle School have shared a band room and cafeteria.

Construction of an extension to the gymnasium which includes new classrooms was completed during the 2013-2014 school year.

Sports[edit]

Gordon Lee High School is the home of the Trojans.

The football team has a substantial rivalry with Trion High School; the annual Gordon Lee/Trion football game is the oldest continuous rivalry in the state of Georgia.

The men's and women's basketball teams, wrestling team, softball team, and girls' golf team have won multiple region, area, and state championships.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Free US Geocoder". Retrieved 2010-05-19. 
  2. ^ Gordon Lee High School - History, Retrieved June 3, 2010.
  3. ^ a b c d "school-stats.com". Retrieved 2010-06-03. 

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