Northrop High School

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Northrop High School
Address
7001 Coldwater Road
Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46825
United States
Coordinates 41°8′47″N 85°8′22″W / 41.14639°N 85.13944°W / 41.14639; -85.13944Coordinates: 41°8′47″N 85°8′22″W / 41.14639°N 85.13944°W / 41.14639; -85.13944
Information
Type Public, Secondary
Established 1972
Locale Suburban
School district Fort Wayne Community Schools
Principal Kevin Simmons
Teaching staff 128.28 (FTE)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2181 (2012-2013)
Student to teacher ratio 17.0
Color(s)      Brown
     Burnt orange
Athletics conference Summit Athletic Conference
Nickname Bruins
Website
[1]

Northrop High School is a Fort Wayne Community Schools high school situated in the northern suburbs of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana. Northrop High School has had a sister school, the Goethe Gymnasium, in Fort Wayne's sister city, Gera, Germany, since 1994.

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 2181 students enrolled in 2012-2013 was:[1]

  • Male - 52.1%
  • Female - 47.9%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.5%
  • Asian/Pacific islander - 3.6%
  • Black - 17.0%
  • Hispanic - 9.1%
  • White - 64.4%
  • Multiracial - 5.4%

Arts[edit]

Northrop's Mixed show choir, Charisma competes in competitions and festivals throughout the Midwest. Allure is Northrop's all female show choir. Allure competes similar to Charisma all around the Midwest. The Big Orange Pride or BOP is Northrop High School's Marching Band. They currently compete as an ISSMA Class A school. They were 1983 ISSMA Class A State Champion.[2]

Athletics[edit]

The Bruins are members of the Summit Athletic Conference. The school's team name is the Bruins and their colors are burnt orange, brown and white.[3] Many sports are offered at Northrop. Here is a listing, along with the state team championships won.[4][5]

  • Baseball (boys)
    • State champ - 1983
  • Basketball (boys & girls)
    • Boys state champ - 1974
    • Girls state champ - 1986
  • Cross country (boys & girls)
  • Football (boys)
  • Golf (boys & girls)
    • Boys state champ - 1984
  • Gymnastics (girls)
  • Soccer (boys & girls)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Swimming (boys & girls)
  • Tennis (boys & girls)
  • Track (boys & girls)
    • Boys state champ - 1997, 2004
    • Girls state champ - 1981, 1991, 2000-2005, 2011, and 2013
  • Wrestling (boys)

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Northrop High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Indiana State School Music Association". issma.net. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "IHSAA Member School Directory Search". ihsaa.org. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Northrop Athletics". Northrop Athletics. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "IHSAA State Championships by School". ihsaa.org. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 

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