Keller High School

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Keller High School
Address
601 N. Pate-Orr
Keller, TX, 76248
United States
Information
School type Public, high school
Motto "A Tradition of Excellence"
School district Keller ISD
Superintendent Dr. Randy Reid
Principal Dr. Michael Nasra
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,839 (September 2009)
Mascot Keller Indians
Website

Keller High School is a public high school located in the city of Keller, Texas, which is served by the Keller Independent School District. The school educates students in the majority of the city of Keller, western Southlake, northwestern Colleyville, northern North Richland Hills, and most of Westlake, including the Vaquero development. It has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for the 1999-2000 school year. As of 2011, Keller High School is rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency and is part of one of the largest districts in Texas to have an overall recognized rating.[1] Per the 2009 University Interscholastic League official numbers, 2,839 students attend the school.

History[edit]

Keller High was the first high school to be built in KISD,[2] followed by Fossil Ridge High School, Central High School and finally Timber Creek High School as of 2009. Over the years, Keller's student population has come in second to Central's. The school's mascot is the "Keller Indian," and the school colors are navy and Vegas gold. Keller, Central, Fossil Ridge, and Timber Creek all share the same stadium and natatorium.

JROTC[edit]

Keller High School currently has a JROTC program. However, the program takes place at Central High School, a neighboring school in the KISD. The program, which consists of participants from all 4 KISD high schools, has won numerous awards and recognition.

High School Band[edit]

The Keller High School Band is an amazing band with greatness within every player. "My High School is the best High School Band in the Nation!" is a common statement said from members and is quite often not questioned as truth and fact. With many of its members graduating to prestigious universities and band programs such The University of Oklahoma (still sucks), it is no doubt the productions this band performs is of the highest quality.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Hugh Charles, University of Colorado at Boulder alumnus, current player for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the CFL[4]
  • Greg Porter, Texas A&M University, College Station alumnus, 1998 80th overall pick for Reds, 2001-45th round pick by Angels, 2002 signed Houston Texans as dual sport free agent. Played 12 years of minor league baseball with a career average of .308 MILB [5]
  • Trey Moore (October 2, 1972 in Houston, Texas), Texas A&M University, College Station, 1994 48th overall pick for Mariners is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched parts of three seasons in the major leagues, between 1998 and 2001, for the Montreal Expos and Atlanta Braves.

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Coordinates: 32°56′26″N 97°13′59″W / 32.940429°N 97.233022°W / 32.940429; -97.233022