Tuscarora High School (Maryland)

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Tuscarora High School
Tuscarora High School 2.jpg
"Achieve Excellence through Commitment and Service"
Address
5312 Ballenger Creek Pike
Frederick, MD, Maryland, 21703
USA
Coordinates 39°22′41″N 77°26′45″W / 39.37806°N 77.44583°W / 39.37806; -77.44583Coordinates: 39°22′41″N 77°26′45″W / 39.37806°N 77.44583°W / 39.37806; -77.44583
Information
Opened 2003
School district Frederick County Public Schools
Superintendent Dr. Linda Burgee
School number (240) 236-6400
Principal Kathleen L. Schlappal
Vice principal Donna Clabaugh
Michael Dillman
Kristi Mitchell
Aaron Phillips
Grades 9-12
Campus Suburban
School colour(s) Green, Silver and Black
Mascot Titan
Nickname Tuscarora Titans
Team name Titans
Rival Frederick Cadets
Website

Tuscarora High School is a secondary school located at 5312 Ballenger Creek Pike just south of the corporate boundaries of Frederick, MD, the second-largest city in Maryland, USA.

History[edit]

Tuscarora High School is a relatively new school. In 2003, Tuscarora opened its doors to the classes of 2006 and 2007, bringing the school to half capacity. As of September 2010, the enrollment was 1,511 students.

On Tuesday, May 16, 2006, Tuscarora High School received the first bomb threat in its history. Students were told to stay at home, and those who had already arrived were quickly bused to other area schools. Students were allowed to return only after officials had cleared the building of any threat.

On Monday, October 11, 2010, Tuscarora High School received another bomb threat. The bomb threat stayed in effect for 2 hours while law enforcement searched the campus and seized contraband at this time. Several students were arrested for having drugs in their lockers as well as some who had it on them for distribution. The caller was also arrested.

Teams and activities[edit]

Tuscarora has many extracurricular sports teams and clubs.

Fall Winter Spring
Marching Band Indoor Color Guard Baseball
Cross Country Boys Basketball Boys Lacrosse
Field Hockey Girls Basketball Girls Lacrosse
Football (9th / JV) Swimming Softball
Football (Varsity) Indoor Track Tennis
Golf Wrestling Track
Boys Soccer Cheerleading
Girls Soccer
Volleyball

Demographics[edit]

Ethnicity[edit]

White: 855

African American: 291

American Indian/Alaskan Native: *fewer than 10*

Asian: 82

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: *fewer than 10*

Hispanic: 204

Capacity[edit]

School Capacity: 1,606 (Does not include portable classrooms)

Total Enrollment: 1,542

Students Receiving Special Services[edit]

[2]

Free/Reduced Price Meals: 18.3%

Ltd. English Proficient: 0.6%

Title I: 0.0%

Special Education: 8.1%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tuscarora High School 2009-Student Reported Data http://apps.fcps.org/sp.cfm?i=65

External links[edit]