Roswell High School (New Mexico)

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Roswell High School
Roswell Coyote Logo.png
Address
500 West Hobbs Street
Roswell, New Mexico, 88203
United States
Information
Type Public high school
Established 1913
Principal Guillermo Morales
Enrollment 1,311
Campus Suburban
Color(s)          
Dark Crimson and White
Athletics conference NMAA, AAAA Dist. 4
Mascot Coyote
Rival Goddard High School
Website

Roswell High School (RHS) is a public senior high school in Roswell, New Mexico. It is a part of the Roswell Independent School District. Established in 1913, it is the oldest public high school in the city.[1] The colors of RHS are: Dark Crimson Red, White and Black, their mascot is a Coyote. Enrollment at the school currently stands at 1,311.[2]

Academics[edit]

Student body statistics[edit]

Ethnicity This School State Average
White (not hispanic) 27% 29%
Hispanic (of any race) 68% 56%
American Indian/Alaskan Native <1% 11%
African American 4% 3%
Pacific Islander 1% 1%

Athletics[edit]

RHS competes in the New Mexico Activities Association, a AAAA school in District 4. Their district includes Artesia High School and Goddard High School.[3]

RHS has captured 31 state championships since 1914.

State Championships
Season Sport Number of Championships Year
Fall Football 5 2000, 1988, 1987, 1955, 1953
Volleyball 4 2006, 1993, 1977, 1976
Boys, Soccer 1 2013
Winter Boys, Basketball 7 2010, 2009, 1964, 1963, 1952, 1927, 1926
Boys, Swimming and Diving 1 1961
Spring Baseball 3 1966, 1964, 1960
Boys, Track & Field 4 1919, 1918, 1915, 1914
Girls, Track & Field 1 1989
Dance 8 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
Cheer 4 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
Total 38

Notable people[edit]

Alumni[edit]

  • Cormac Antram, Franciscan priest in the Navajo Nation, broadcaster of long-running English/Navajo radio program The Padre's Hour
  • Tom Brookshier, professional football player and broadcaster
  • Glenn Dennis, founder of International UFO Museum and Research Center
  • DonTrell Moore, football player
  • Cliff Pirtle, New Mexico state senator

Staff[edit]

  • Eddie Reese, Olympic swimming coach (coached at Roswell High early in career)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°22′17″N 104°31′39″W / 33.37139°N 104.52750°W / 33.37139; -104.52750