Waller High School

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For the former Waller High School in Chicago, see Lincoln Park High School (Chicago, Illinois).
Waller High School
Address
20950 Field Store Road
Waller, Texas, 77484
United States
Information
School type Public high school
Established 1887
School district Waller Independent School District
Principal Brian Merrell
Assistant principals Shawna Kelley
Robert Kinney III
Kevin Tompkins
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1494 [1] (2012)
Color(s)           Maroon & White
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAA
Mascot Bulldogs
Newspaper Watchdog (on-line)
Website

Waller High School (30°4′43″N 95°55′12.6″W / 30.07861°N 95.920167°W / 30.07861; -95.920167) is a public high school located just north of Waller, Texas, United States and classified as a 4A school by the UIL. It is part of the Waller Independent School District and serves students from Waller, Pine Island, Prairie View, unincorporated sections of Waller County (including Fields Store), and unincorporated sections of Harris County (including Hockley). In 2013, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

Aerial photo of Waller High School, 21 March 2008.

Academics[edit]

The 2003-2004 Waller High School Computer Science Team won the UIL 4A State Championship.

The 2004-2005 Waller High School Computer Science Team won the UIL 4A State Championship.

The 2004-2005 Waller High School Computer Science Team won the TCEA Large School (4A-5A) State Co-Championship.

Athletics[edit]

The 2007-08 Waller Girls Wrestling Team won both the 2008 State Duals title as well as District 22-5A and Region III-5A titles.

The 2007 Bulldog football team went 4 rounds deep in the playoffs, losing to Dayton in the regional final.

The 2008-09 Girls basketball team ended a 20+ year playoff drought by advancing to the postseason.

The district also has a new 10,000 seat stadium adjacent to the High School which opened on August 28, 2009.

Notable Alumni[edit]

  • DJ Premier
  • Cody Johnson - Former University of Texas running back
  • Jason Phillips - Linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.
  • Joplo Bartu- Linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.
  • Bomani Jones - ESPN Personality

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