Temple High School (Texas)

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Temple High School
Address
415 N 31st St.
Temple, Texas, 76504-2498
United States
Information
School type Public high school
Established 1883
School district Temple Independent School District
Principal Robert James
Assistant principals Harold Brown
Kristina Carter
Kevin Korompai
Larry Kruse
Renota Rogers
Alana Wood
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2069[1] (2012)
Color(s)                Red, Blue & White
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAAA
Mascot Wildcats
Newspaper Catalyst
Yearbook Cotton Blossom
Website

Temple High School is a public high school located in Temple, Texas (USA) and classified as a 5A school by the UIL. It is part of the Temple Independent School District located in central Bell County. In 2013, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

Temple High School became an International Baccalaureate authorized school in 1992 and is currently one of 46 IB authorized High Schools in Texas. To date, Temple High School has awarded over 100 IB diplomas.

Athletics[edit]

The Temple Wildcats compete in the following sports:

Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Powerlifting, Swimming/Diving, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Track, Softball & Baseball

State Titles[edit]

Temple (UIL)

  • Football [3]
    • 1979(4A), 1992(5A/D2)
  • Boys Basketball [4]
    • 1932(All)
  • One Act Play [5]
    • 2007(5A)

Temple Dunbar (PVIL)

  • Boys Basketball [6]
    • 1958(PVIL-3A)
  • Boys Track [7]
    • 1953(PVIL-2A)

State Finalists[edit]

Temple (UIL)

  • Football [8]
    • 1940(2A), 1941(2A), 1951(3A), 1952(3A), 1976(4A)
  • Boys Basketball [9]
    • 1928(All)^

Temple Dunbar (PVIL)

  • Boys Baseball [10]
    • 1967(PVIL-2A)

^Was runner up to Austin High School who was later disqualified

Football History[edit]

The Temple Wildcats have a long-standing tradition of excellence in Football and, as of 2013, are ranked 4th in the state of Texas for total games won. [11] During the 2013 season they became just the 4th program (after Highland Park, Amarillo, and Plano respectively) in the State of Texas to win 700 games. While Temple has had several different periods of success, they met the most success under Bob McQueen.


State Championships (2): 1979 (4A), 1992 (5A Div.2)[citation needed]

State Semi-Final Champions (7): 1940(2A), 1941(2A), 1951(3A), 1952(3A), 1976(4A), 1979(4A), 1992(5A Div.2)[citation needed]

State Quarterfinal Champions (9): 1938, 1940, 1941, 1951, 1952, 1976, 1979, 1992, 1993[citation needed]

Regional Champions (12): 1921, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1951, 1952, 1968, 1976, 1979, 1992, 1993[citation needed]

Area Champions (12): 1921, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1951, 1952, 1968, 1976, 1979, 1992, 1993[citation needed]

Bi-District Champions (22): 1921, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1951, 1952, 1968, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2003[citation needed]

Playoff Appearances (40): 1921, 1922, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1959, 1963, 1967, 1968, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013[citation needed]

District Champions (32): 1921, 1922, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1959, 1963, 1967, 1968, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1992, 1993, 1999, 2007, 2013[citation needed]

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