Hialeah High School

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Hialeah High School
Hialeah High School seal.jpg
Address
251 E. 47th Street
Hialeah, Florida, United States
Information
Type Public
Motto To Seek, To Find, To Share
Established September 1954
School district Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Principal Heriberto Sanchez[1][2]
Grades 6-12
Enrollment 2,874
Color(s)      Scarlet
     Royal Blue
Team name Thoroughbreds
Newspaper The Record Newspaper
Yearbook Hiways Yearbook
School Grade B (as of 2011-2012)
School Hours 7:20 AM to 2:20 PM
Website

Hialeah High School is a public high school located at 251 E 47th Street in Hialeah, Florida, USA.

History[edit]

Hialeah High opened in September 1954.

In April 2012, Alberto M. Carvalho, the superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, awarded Natalie Antunez, the $250,000 Leonore Annenberg Scholarship Fund.[3]

In January 2013, Manuel Cruz, an English teacher at the school, was arrested for punching a 17-year old girl he was having an affair with.[4]

In early 2013, a video was posted featuring how the school looked in 1988.[5]

Academics[edit]

The state's accountability program grades a school by a complex formula that looks at both current scores and annual improvement on the Reading, Math, Writing and Science FCATs.

School Year Grade[6]
1998-99 C
1999-00 C
2000-01 D
2001-02 C
2002-03 D
2003-04 D
2004-05 C
2005-06 C
2006-07 F
2007-08 C
2008-09 D
2009-10 C
2010-11 C
2011-12 B
2012-13 B

Demographics[edit]

Hialeah High is 94% Hispanic 4% Black 2% White non Hispanic. Hialeah High has a high proportion of foreign-born students, with 57.8% students born outside of the United States (50.1% Cuba, 4.4% Nicaragua, 2.0% Panama).[timeframe?]

Athletics[edit]

In 2013, Alin Edouard, the quarterback of the school's football team, decommitted from the University of Miami Hurricanes.[7]

Accolades[edit]

  • Baseball: won the State Title in 1969, 2001, and 2002.

Extra-curricular accomplishments[edit]

Band[edit]

1968-69: Featured band at U of Fla homecoming halftime show, Escorted Queen's Float in Orange Bowl Parade, Featured band at Super Bowl 3 (Colts vs Jets) halftime show, A top ten national marching band in the Disney Band Competition. 2011 Florida Marching Band Competition 1A State Champions. 1964: The Marching Thoroughbred Band played in the Florida Pavilion at the New York World's Fair.

Choral[edit]

T-Bred Singers: TBS (T-Bred Singers) has placed first in The Miracle Mile Caroling Competition's show choir category for the past 25 years, since it has opened.

Theatre[edit]

Troupe 1576 had received a critic's choice superior rating in the 2011 District 8 Thespians One Acts festival as well as a superior rating in the 2012 District 8 Thespians One Acts festival, making them eligible to go to the Florida State Thespian State competitions in their respectable years.

In addition, Troupe 1576 also held 1 Critic's choice at the district level in solo pantomime, and 2 Critic's choice in the state level in group pantomime and solo monologue.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sanchez, Heriberto. "Principal Message". Hialeah High. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Meet the New Principal". Hialeah High. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  3. ^ Natalia Zea (April 5, 2012). "Hialeah High Junior Receives $250,000 Surprise". CBS Miami. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Manuel Cruz, Hialeah High Teacher, Punched Teen When She Refused To Have Sex With Him, Cops Say". Huffington Post. January 24, 2013. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  5. ^ C Cruz (February 7, 2013). "Driving by Hialeah High School - January 1988". YouTube. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Hialeah Senior High School 2013 Grade". Ledger Data. Retrieved September 9, 2013. 
  7. ^ Manny Navarro; Susan Miller Degnan (September 1, 2013). "UM 2014 quarterback commit Alin Edouard of Hialeah High decommits -- wasn't feeling the love". Eye on the U. Miami Herald. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  8. ^ "1978 World Series (4-2): New York Yankees (100-63) over Los Angeles Dodgers (95-67)". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference, LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Bucky Dent". Baseball-Reference. Sports References, LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  10. ^ "George Enright". Baseball-Reference. Sports References, LLC. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Ted Hendricks". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Charlie Hough". Baseball-Reference. Sports References, LLC. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Ross Jones". Baseball-Reference. Sports References, LLC. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Corey Lemonier". Auburn Tigers. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Corey Liuget". University of Illinois Athletics. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Adewale Ojomo". National Football League. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  17. ^ "Roell Preston". databaseFootball. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Alan Wiggins". Baseball-Reference. Sports References, LLC. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 

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