United High School (Texas)

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United High School
United High School crest
Location
2811 United Ave.
Laredo, Texas, United States

Information
Type Public
Established 1963
School district United Independent School District
Principal Alberto Aleman
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 3,600
Color(s) Orange & White
Mascot Longhorn
Information (956) 473-5600
Website

United High School is a public high school located in the northern portion of Laredo, Texas, United States and is a part of the United Independent School District. Enrollment at United High School is 3,600. A new campus opened on August 24, 2009 for the 2009-2010 school year to alleviate overcrowding at the old campus. Freshman students are currently housed in the old campus. It is currently the most populated school in Laredo, Texas.

Feeder schools[edit]

Feeder middle schools include:

Magnet School[edit]

United High School also houses the United Engineering & Technology Magnet, which has won several state awards for its Robotics program.

Protected School[edit]

The school was built to contain civil defense facilities. United High School was the subject of a 1965 propaganda film issued by the Office of Civil Defense, "The Protected School".

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La Barbie" captured in Mexico". KGNS-TV. 30 August 2010. Archived from the original on 13 November 2012. Retrieved 13 November 2012.  "He's a former United High School football player and tonight he sits behind bars."

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