Klein Collins High School
|Klein Collins High School|
"Excellence Without Compromise"
|20811 Ella Boulevard
Spring, Texas 77388
|Type||Public high school|
|Established||August 9, 2001|
|Faculty||148.3 (on FTE basis)|
|Enrollment||3,258(as of 2008-09)|
|Student to teacher ratio||20.1|
|Color(s)||Navy Blue and Vegas Gold with Cardinal Red as an accent|
|Athletics conference||UIL Class 6A|
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.
The school serves several sections of unincorporated Harris County, including sections of Forest Ridge.
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.
The school's official student newspaper is the Legacy Press. It can be read online at KCLegacyPress.com
Klein Collins is, as of August 2008, Klein ISD's newest high school ; 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 .
As of the 2009-2010 school year, the student body consisted of .
- 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 :
- Kuehnle (partial)
The following intermediate schools feed into Klein Collins:
- Bassel Bawji - Lebanese-American basketball player
- Mike Goodson - Running back for the New York Jets
- Jake Jarvis - Second baseman drafted by the Chicago White Sox in 2014.
- Tyler Naquin - center fielder for the Cleveland Indians