Klein Collins High School

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Klein Collins High School
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"Excellence Without Compromise"
Address
20811 Ella Boulevard
Spring, Texas 77388

Information
Type Public high school
Established August 9, 2001
Principal Randy Kirk
Faculty 148.3 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 3,258(as of 2008-09)[1]
Student to teacher ratio 20.1[1]
Color(s) Navy Blue and Vegas Gold with Cardinal Red as an accent
Team name Tigers
Information 832-484-5500
Website

Klein Collins High School is a public high school located at 20811 Ella Boulevard in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, United States. The school serves students in grades 9 through 12, as part of the Klein Independent School District. The 555,000-square-foot (51,600 m2) school sits on a 117.5-acre (0.476 km2) site.[2]

The school serves several sections of unincorporated Harris County, including sections of Forest Ridge.[3]

By Board Policy of the district, all senior high schools must have Klein as the first word in honor of Adam Klein. Klein Collins also honors Dr. Don Collins, superintendent of the Klein School District for 29 years.

As of the 2008-09 school year, the school had an enrollment of 3,258 students and 148.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 20.1.[1]

The school's official student newspaper is the Legacy Press. It can be read online at KCLegacyPress.com

History[edit]

Klein Collins is, as of August 2008, Klein ISD's newest high school [1]; Klein Collins opened on August 9, 2001 with Ms. Mindy Spurlock as the opening principal. RWS Architects designed the now 602,000-square-foot (55,900 m2) campus and Marshall Construction Company, who received the contract to build Klein Collins on May 10, 1999, built the campus at an approximate cost of $51,000,000 exclusive of furniture and equipment. The campus, built in two separate phases, opened on August 9, 2001 with 1,092 students and a capacity for 3,100 students [2].

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2009-2010 school year, the student body consisted of [3].

  • 52.9% White
  • 26.4% Hispanic
  • 11.7% African American
  • 8.3% Asian/Pacific Islander
  • .7% Other


The following elementary schools feed into Klein Collins [4]:

  • Benfer
  • Haude
  • Kreinhop
  • Lemm
  • Kuehnle (partial)
  • Roth
  • Zwink

The following intermediate schools feed into Klein Collins:

  • Schindewolf
  • Strack
  • Hildebrandt

Notable Alumni[edit]

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