Washington County High School (Alabama)

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Washington County High School
Washington County High School campus in Chatom, Alabama.
1 School Street
central Washington County
Southwest Alabama
Chatom, AL, Alabama, 36518
School type Public High School
Established 1915
School board Washington County Board of Education
School district Washington County School District
Superintendent Tim Savage
Principal David Wofford
Vice principal Benjamin Jones
Grades 5-12
Gender Co-Ed
Age range 10-19
Number of students 600
Average class size ~25
Classes offered (HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES) Biology 1,9th-10th grade English, 11-12 grade Literature, World History, American History, State History, Algebra 1, Algebra 1-a, Algebra 2 w/ Trig., Algebra 3, Geometry, Agriscience, Aquaculture, Visual Arts, Music Appreciation, Life (P.E.), Anatomy, Computer Application, Accounting, Business Administration, Home Economics, Drivers Education, Chemistry 1, Chemistry 2, Spanish, Dual Enrollment English/Literature/Speech, and WCHS offers special needs classes.
Hours in school day 7
Classrooms 30+
Campus type open campus
Color(s) Maroon and Gold         
Song Alma Mater
Fight song "Bulldog Rouser"
Athletics conference AHSAA, Class 2A
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Football, Softball, Volleyball, Golf
Mascot Bulldog Bulldog_mascot.jpg
Team name Bulldogs, Lady Dawgs
Rival Millry High School
Publication Jim Owens, Inc.
Newspaper The Bulldog
Yearbook "The Washtonian"
Communities served Hobson, Howardtown, Yarbo, Tibbie, Seaboard, Laton Hill, Bigbee, Springhill

Washington County High School, or WCHS, is a 2A high school in Chatom, Alabama. The campus is also the site of Chatom Middle School, which is grades 5-8. It is the largest school in Washington County, with 185 students enrolled in the high school as of 2014. The mascot is a bulldog, Butch. Beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, dual enrollment classes were introduced to Juniors and Seniors in the high school. School colors are maroon and gold. The marching band is known as "The Pride of the Deep South". The football program at Washington County High School has peaked during the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons with two consecutive appearances in the AHSAA Super 6 against the Tanner Rattlers. Both times WCHS returned as state runner-ups. [1]

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