Satellite High School

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Satellite High School
Satellite High School logo.png
Address
300 Scorpion Court
Satellite Beach, Florida, 32937
United States
Coordinates 28°11′09″N 80°35′49″W / 28.1858453°N 80.5969964°W / 28.1858453; -80.5969964Coordinates: 28°11′09″N 80°35′49″W / 28.1858453°N 80.5969964°W / 28.1858453; -80.5969964
Information
Type coed
Motto "Ad Astra per Aspera" (To the stars through difficulty) [1]
Established 1962
Principal Mark Elliot
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,169
Color(s) Scarlet and Silver
Athletics Cape Coast Conference
Nickname Scorpions
Newspaper The Satellite Telstar
Yearbook Scorpio
Website

Satellite High School is a public high school (grades 9 - 12) located in Satellite Beach, Florida in Florida's Space Coast, Brevard County. It was founded in 1962, and has been rated an 'A' school in the state of Florida since 2003 .[2] The 2007 - 2008 enrollment for Satellite was 1,414 students. The mascot is the Scorpion.

Academics[edit]

The school has 92 teachers, 12 support personnel, six administrators, and four guidance counselors.[3]

State school grades and demographics[edit]

2007 Overall Grade: A [4]

  • Stability rate (% of students in attendance 1st semester who are present 2nd semester): 93.54%
  • Graduation rate: 96.41%
  • SAT scores average: Mathematics (Year 2006) 544, Reading (Year 2006) 526
  • ACT average: (Year 2006) 21.8
  • Gifted Students: 14.28%
  • Race Distribution: 91% White, 4% Hispanic, 3% Asian, 2% Black [5]

Campus[edit]

In 2009, a $35 million upgrade was completed.[6]

Fine Arts[edit]

Fine Arts Academy[edit]

Satellite High School is one of three high schools in Brevard County to have a Fine Arts Academy.[7] The Fine Arts Academy is a Career Academy that integrates arts education into the core academic curriculum. Fine arts areas of concentration include Digital Media, Fashion Design, Instrumental Music, Technical Design, Theatre, Visual Arts, and Vocal Music.[8]

Athletics[edit]

Satellite is part of the Florida High School Athletic Association and competes in the Cape Coast Conference located in Brevard County, Florida.

Satellite has captured 17 state championships in six sports in its 46 year history. The girls have won 13 state championships in its history.[9]

State Championships[edit]

  • Softball - 1982 & 1990 [10]
  • Baseball - 1986 [11]
  • Men's Swimming - 1996 Class 5A championship, 1999 Class 3A championship, & 2005 Class 2A championship [12]
  • Girl's Swimming - 2004 Class 2A championship, 2005 Class 2A championship, 2006 Class 2A championship, 2007 Class 2A runner-up [13]
  • Girl's Cross Country - 2005 Class 3A championship, 2006 Class 3A championship, 2007 Class 3A championship [14]
  • Girl's Soccer - 2002 Class 3A championship (29-1-1, Finished No. 5 in nation), 2003 Class 3A championship (27-2-0), 2007 Class 5A championship. Reached Final Four from 1995–1998, 2002–2005, & 2007-2009.[15]

Notable alumni[edit]

Activities[edit]

The following activities are available at SHS:[25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ad astra per aspera - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary". merriam-webster.com. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  2. ^ - 2008 Satellite High School Brevard Public Schools Scorecard [dead link]
  3. ^ http://scorpnet.brevard.k12.fl.us/Faculty.htm[dead link]
  4. ^ - 2008 Satellite High School BPS [dead link]
  5. ^ - Local School Directory Florida
  6. ^ Florida Today:47-year-old Satellite High completes $35M upgrade retrieved September 8, 2009[dead link]
  7. ^ "Satellite High Fine Arts Students Tuning Up For Holidays". Retrieved 22 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "Fine Arts Academy - satellitehighmusic". Retrieved 22 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "FHSAA.org - Florida High School Athletic Association". fhsaa.org. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  10. ^ - FHSAA Softball State Records[dead link]
  11. ^ - FHSAA Baseball State Records[dead link]
  12. ^ - FHSAA Men's Swimming State Records[dead link]
  13. ^ - FHSAA Girl's Swimming State Records[dead link]
  14. ^ - FHSAA Girl's Cross Country state records[dead link]
  15. ^ - Girl's Soccer State Records[dead link]
  16. ^ - Ashlyn Harris UNC Biography[dead link]
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  18. ^ - C.J. Hobgood Surfrider Pro Team[dead link]
  19. ^ "surfersvillage.com - Latest News - Surfing News, Surfing Contest, All the surf in one website". Surfersvillage.com. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  20. ^ - Kelly Kretschman All-time SEC Statistics[dead link]
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  22. ^ "mchenry.php". stetson.edu. Archived from the original on 16 January 2005. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  23. ^ "Soxtalk.com". soxtalk.com. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  24. ^ "Leonard Weaver". NFL.com. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  25. ^ "Welcome to edline.net". Edline. Retrieved 17 February 2015.