Trion City School District
|Trion City School District|
|239 Simmons Street
Trion, Georgia, 30753-1237
|Superintendent||Dr. Phil Williams|
|Grades||Pre-school through 12|
|Accreditation(s)||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Georgia Accrediting Commission
The Trion City School District is a public school system located in Trion, Georgia. In February 1990, it fell victim to a devastating flood. This was considered the worst disaster Trion has experienced. In 1996, the Pre-K, Elementary and High schools were combined and relocated to 919 Allgood Street, Trion, Georgia. It serves students from Pre-K through twelfth grades. The school system accepts students living in Trion and surrounding counties. As of 2008, Trion City Schools served 1,266 students.
The Trion City School District has one elementary school, one middle school, and one high school.
- Trion Elementary School
- Trion Middle School
The Trion School system has received many awards and recognition for its outstanding academic achievements. State School Superintendent Kathy Cox named Trion a School of Excellence. Trion High School ranked 17th as a high school in the state for SAT scores in 2007-2008. Also, in 2009, Trion became one of 7 schools in Georgia and one of 250 schools in the country to be named a National Blue Ribbon School. Trion has also received a Great Schools Rating of 10 out of 10 based on test results from all the schools in Georgia.
When Trion began, its school colors were purple and gold and the mascot was a goat. The colors were later changed to blue and white and the mascot is now a bulldog. Trion offers a wide variety of athletic choices including football, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, golf, soccer, softball, tennis and wrestling. Trion has earned several state championships in its history. The Bulldogs earned state championships in football in 1957, 1973 and 1974 along with twelve Region 6A championships. Trion has bred several wrestling state champions also. The Trion cheerleaders have won two consecutive State Championships for competition cheerleading. Trion can also be credited with baseball state championship wins in 1973 and 1983.
Notable Trion Graduates
- Stacy Searles- Offensive Line coach for University of Texas; All American at Auburn University
- Dan Logan- Played baseball for the Baltimore Orioles; participated in the longest baseball game recorded for the minor league
- Rick Camp- Played baseball for the Atlanta Braves (1976-1985); participated in the longest baseball game recorded to date in the major leagues (July 4-5, 1985 vs NY Mets)
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