Stony Point High School

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Stony Point High School
Address
1801 Tiger Trail
Round Rock, Texas, 78664
USA
Coordinates 30°31′49″N 97°39′42″W / 30.53014°N 97.66162°W / 30.53014; -97.66162Coordinates: 30°31′49″N 97°39′42″W / 30.53014°N 97.66162°W / 30.53014; -97.66162
Information
Type Public
Motto Preparing students to excel in a global society
Established 1999
School district Round Rock Independent School District
Principal Albert Hernandez
Grades 9 - 12
Number of students 2,581
Color(s)           Blue & Gold
Mascot Tiger
Website

Stony Point High School is a high school in the Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) in Round Rock, Texas, USA. It is the second newest of the five high schools in the RRISD. The principal is Albert Hernandez, who previously worked as the principal of the Stony Point Ninth Grade Center. The Ninth Grade Center is adjacent to the high school and was formerly home to Hopewell Middle School. However, due to overcrowding, a concern that is continuously prevalent in the RRISD school district, the middle school was changed into a freshman-only campus. Due to the opening of Cedar Ridge High School, Stony Point freshmen were moved into the main campus, and the freshman campus is now used as Hernandez Middle School.

The school houses the Health Science[1] (previously Science and Medicine), the S.T.E.M.(Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), and the Business, Finance, and Marketing Academies. Stony Point has offered the International Baccalaureate since the school year of 2008-2009.

Stony Point's feeder schools are Hernandez and Hopewell middle schools.

Academic and Fine Arts Recognition[edit]

May 2007, Stony Point High School made the Newsweek list of top high schools with a placement of 1,068. The rankings are based on the total number of Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) and/or Cambridge tests that were given at a school last May divided by the number of seniors graduating. All public schools listed achieved a ratio of at least 1.0000, meaning they had given at least as many tests in 2006 as they had graduates. Now although all graduating classes have been outstanding, it has said that the class of 2006 was the most accomplished class academically that the school has seen since 1999.

2007 Dell-Winston School Solar Car Challenge[edit]

Student working on the 2007 solar car.

In the summer of 2007 a group of 4 Stony Point High School students led by student Robert Wilson competed in the Dell-Winston School Solar Car Challenge, a nationally covered solar car challenge. They named their team Solaris[2] and designed and constructed a solar car, dubbed Diablo Del Sol, with grants and donations from the corporations Lowe's, 3M, and Applied Materials. After the 9 day race from Round Rock, Texas to Newburgh (city), New York, they placed 3rd in the Classic Division, with 451.1 miles completed at an average speed of 17.07 miles per hour.

And they have a new website [2]

NJROTC Program[edit]

Stony Point's award winning NJROTC program competes each year in a variety of events and competitions, the results of which have contributed greatly to its success and reputation. In addition, it had sponsored an annual Chili Cook-Off that students were free to compete in and enjoy, however it has yet to continue hosting this event. In 2008, the construction of an extensive obstacle course designed by one of the school's cadets was completed and ready for use.

Sports[edit]

A very successful sport at the school is rugby. The team won back to back state championship in 2011 and 2012. Stony Point is also home to football, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, and volleyball teams. A successful Tiger Dancers program is in place as they have some of the best dancers in RRISD.[3]

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