Richard King High School

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Richard King High School
5225 Gollihar Rd.
Corpus Christi, Texas, 78412-3317
United States
School type Public high school
Established 1965
School district Corpus Christi Independent School District
Principal Minerva Abrego
Assistant principals Ricardo Cortez
Claricia Mohler
Rebecca Raesz
Patrick Stark
Elizabeth Trevino
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2438[1] (2012)
Color(s)           Forest Green & White
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAAAA
Mascot Mustangs/Lady Mustangs
Newspaper Hoof Beat

Richard King High School, or King as it is often referred to, is one of five secondary schools that are part of the Corpus Christi Independent School District in Corpus Christi, Texas (USA). It is the largest high school within the Corpus Christi area and classified as a 6A school by the UIL. In 2013, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]


King's operating budget for the 2005-2006 school year was $12,151,016.00. Their attendance rate for 2003-2004 was 93.8%. As of November 2012, Minerva A. Abrego serves as the high school's Principal. The King High School band received a 1st divisionat UIL in 2013.


Richard King's ethnicity distribution for the 2008-2009 school year was 56.6% Hispanic, 32.8% White, 6.2% African-American, 4.0% Pacific Islander, and .4% Native American.


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Coordinates: 27°43′10.7″N 97°22′13.8″W / 27.719639°N 97.370500°W / 27.719639; -97.370500