Killeen High School

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Coordinates: 31°06′43″N 97°41′52″W / 31.1119°N 97.6979°W / 31.1119; -97.6979

Killeen High School
500 N 38th St.
Killeen, Texas, 76543-7899
United States
School type Public high school
School district Killeen Independent School District
Principal Susan Buckley
Assistant principals Nancy Duran
Cynthia Hodges
Nino Etienne
June James
Lavonda Loney
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1934[1] (2010)
Color(s)           Maroon & White
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAAA
Mascot Kangaroos

Killeen High School is a 5A public high school located in Killeen, Texas (USA). It is one of four high schools in the Killeen Independent School District located in western Bell County. Killeen High School was first known as Fort Hood High School after the establishment of then Camp Hood during World War II. In 2011, the school was rated "Academically Acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

In the 2012-2013 school year, Killeen High School became a Texas 5A High school.


The Killeen Kangaroos compete in the following sports:

Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Swimming, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Track, Softball,Baseball and Wrestling.

State Titles[edit]

  • Football - [3]
    • 1991(5A/D1)
  • Boys Track - [4]
    • 1978(4A), 1979(4A), 1980(4A), 1981(5A), 1991(5A)

State Finalists[edit]

  • Football –
    • 1954(2A)
  • Volleyball –
    • 1976(4A)
  • Girls Water Polo –
    • 1981, 1982, 1983

Extra Curricular Activities[edit]

  • Student Council
  • Drama Club
  • Theatre Arts
  • Theatre Production
  • Excel Club
  • Step Team
  • RooBotics
  • Roo Band
  • Choir
  • Debate
  • National Honor Society
  • Fire Marshals
  • Art Club
  • Aerospace Club
  • Roos for life
  • Roo Squad
  • German Club
  • French Club
  • KHS Cheerleading
  • KHS Kangarettes Dance Team
  • KHS CoEd Dance Team


  • Family Consumer Science
  • Foreign Language (French/German/Spanish)
  • Theatre Arts (Theatre I/Theatre II/III/IV/JV Theatre Intermediate/Varsity Theatre Production)
  • Art
  • Dance CLass
  • PE(Aerobics/Fitness/Zumba)
  • Speech
  • Career Tech Education
  • Cosmetology(C.A.T.E)
  • Computer Science
  • Journalism

Academic Electives/Class Levels[edit]

  • AVID
  • International Baccalaureate / Middle years program
  • Pre-AP Courses (English/Social Studies/Science/Math)
  • AP Courses (College Credit) (English/Social Studies/Science/Math)
  • Dual Credit (College Credit)


External links[edit]