Kingwood High School

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Kingwood High School
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"Learning for all...whatever it takes."
Address
2701 Kingwood Drive
Kingwood, Texas, 77339
United States
Information
Funding type Public
Established 1979
School district Humble Independent School District
Principal Ted Landry
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2,733
Campus type Suburban
Nickname Mustangs
Newspaper The Kingwood Courier
Yearbook Hoofprints
Website

Kingwood High School is a Humble ISD secondary school located in the Kingwood community of Houston, Texas, United States. Ted Landry has been principal since May 29, 2012.

Kingwood was designated a National Blue Ribbon School in 1984,[1] and it has received the Lone Star Cup five times (1999, 2001, 2003, 2004, and 2005). Its feeder schools are Creekwood Middle School, Kingwood Middle School, and Riverwood Middle School.

History[edit]

Kingwood High School opened in the fall of 1979 under Principal Andy Wells. Since then, the school has undergone numerous additions and renovations, including a three year project completed December 2008. Prior to fall 2007, 9th graders attended an adjacent campus at 4015 Woodland Hills Drive. This campus which was renovated is now called Kingwood Park High School and is its own independent school.

Student life[edit]

Performing arts[edit]

Performing arts at KHS include the Kingwood Mighty Mustang Military Marching Band, along with the programs of the KHS Theater Department.

Athletics[edit]

The Mustangs have won 31 team state championships and 5 national championships (Boys' Swimming and Diving: 1993, 1994, 2006 and Boys' Cross Country: 1994, 1996, 2001).

State championships for the Mustangs in sports include the following:

  • Boys' Basketball: 2005
  • Boys' Baseball: 2005
  • Boys' Cross-Country: 1988, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002[2]
  • Boys' Swimming and Diving: 1993, 1994, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2009
  • Boys' Track and Field: 2014
  • Girls' Soccer: 1995, 1999[3]
  • Girls' Swimming and Diving: 1994, 2004, 2010, 2011
  • Girls' Cross-Country: 1994, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2009, 2010[4]
  • Girls' Lacrosse: 2006, 2013
  • Boys' Golf Individual - 1992

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982–1983 Through 1999–2002 (PDF)
  2. ^ "UIL Cross-Country". UIL. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "UIL Girls Soccer". UIL. Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "UIL Cross-Country". UIL. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 

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