Hammond High School (Columbia, Maryland)
|Hammond High School|
|Motto||"Where People Are Important"|
|Principal||Marcia L. Leonard|
|Location||8800 Guilford Road,
Columbia, MD, USA
|District||Howard County Public Schools|
|Colors||Maroon and Gold|
|Newspaper||The Bear Press|
Hammond High School, established in 1976, is a public secondary school located in Columbia, Maryland and is part of the Howard County Public School System. It is located near the Kings Contrivance Village Center, south of Maryland Route 32, east of U.S. 29, and west of I-95.
Hammond High School was built concurrently and with the same floor-plan as Centennial High School. Hammond's original school colors were Brown, Gold and White. These colors were changed to Maroon and Gold in 2002.
Hammond High School has an official capacity of 1,220 students (not including additional capacity provided by 4 portable classrooms as of 2010). The student population at Hammond High School has grown moderately over the past 18 years.
The racial makeup of the student population during the 2011–2012 school year was 37.0% White, 36.2% Black or African American, 8.6% Asian, 10.6% Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 7.3% two or more races.
Hammond High School currently lists 8 state championships for girls' sports and 6 for boys' sports.
|Wrestling||1996, 1998, 2005, 2006|
|Girls' basketball||1992, 1994, 1995|
|Girls' indoor track 2A-1A||1994|
|Girls' soccer||1989, 1991, 1998|
|• = denotes co-champions
Source: MPSSAA Official Tournament Records
References and notes
- 2009-10 HCPSS School Profile - Hammond High School
- "High Schools". Howard County Public School System. Retrieved September 28, 2010.
- "About Hammond High". Retrieved September 28, 2010.
- 2011–12 HCPSS School Profile – Hammond High School
- Maryland State Department of Education
- "MPSSAA Official Tournament Records". Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association. Retrieved September 8, 2010.