Thomas Richard Robinson High School
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|Thomas R. Robinson High School|
|6311 S. Lois Avenue
Tampa, Florida, 33616
|Motto||Pride Through Excellence|
|School district||Hillsborough County Public Schools|
|Color(s)||Silver, Black, White and Gray
Thomas R. Robinson High School (known as Robinson High School) is a public high school in Tampa, Florida. It was established in 1959 and is named after Thomas R. Robinson, an educator in Hillsborough County who began teaching in 1917. The school is the second smallest high school in Hillsborough County; Earl J. Lennard High School in Ruskin is the smallest.
International Baccalaureate Programme
The school is the third Hillsborough County high school to have an International Baccalaureate Programme. The program was established in the 2006-2007 school year and offers a Pre-IB curriculum for grades 9 and 10, and a rigorous IB Diploma Program for grades 11 and 12. Robinson received the status of a full-fledged IB diploma school for the 2008-2009 school year. The first class of IB students graduated in the spring of 2010.
Robinson High's IB program is one of the most competitive schools to be accepted to in the county; only 150 spots are open every year.
In 2012, the Knights football team reached the Class 5A State semifinals before losing to Tallahassee Godby. They finished the year 12-2.
- Larry Smith - American football player
- John Reaves - American football player
- Dick Slater - Professional wrestler
- Mike Graham - Professional wrestler.
- Austin Idol - Professional wrestler.
- Greg Ellingson - American football player
- Javier Arenas - American football player
- Hulk Hogan A.K.A Terry Gene Bollea - Professional Wrestler and Actor
- Robinson High School (HCPS) School website.
- T.R. Robinson High School Alumni Association Official RHS Alumni Association website.