Alto High School

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Alto High School
Address
248 CR 2429
Alto, Texas 75925-9599
United States
Coordinates 31°39′37″N 95°04′25″W / 31.6602°N 95.0735°W / 31.6602; -95.0735Coordinates: 31°39′37″N 95°04′25″W / 31.6602°N 95.0735°W / 31.6602; -95.0735
Information
School type Public high school
School district Alto Independent School District
Principal Scott Walters
Faculty 20
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 194[1] (2014-2015)
Color(s)           Black & Gold
Athletics conference UIL Class AA (2A)
Mascot Yellow Jackets/Lady Jackets
Website

Alto High School (AHS) is a public high school in Alto, Texas. It is part of the Alto Independent School District which is located in south central Cherokee County and classified as a 2A school by the UIL. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

Campus[edit]

Serving students in grades 9-12, Alto High School is a small community-based school.[3] The school's principal is Scott Walters, who was appointed to the role in 2014 by the Alto School Board.[4]

In 2013, U.S. News & World Report awarded its bronze medal to the school based on its performance on state exit exams.[5] As of 2015, the school had 194 students and 20 faculty members.

Athletics[edit]

The Alto Yellow Jackets compete in the following sports:[6]

Football[edit]

The football team has an all-time record of 482 wins, 290 losses and 31 ties as of the end of the 2013 season.[7]

State Titles[edit]

  • Football - [8]
    • 2006(1A/D1), 2007(1A/D2)
  • Softball - [9]
    • 1999(2A)
  • Boys Track - [10]
    • 1984(2), 1986(2A), 1996(2A), 2004(2A), 2014(1A/D1)
  • Girls Track - [11]
    • 1996(2A), 2003(2A), 2005(2A)

State Finalist[edit]

  • Baseball - [12]
    • 1999(2A)
  • Football - [13]
    • 1995(2A)
  • Softball - [14]
    • 2000(2A), 2002(2A), 2009(1A)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nces.ed.gov
  2. ^ "2015 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. 
  3. ^ "Alto High School". GreatSchools. Archived from the original on 2009-12-06. Retrieved 2009-12-02. 
  4. ^ Jennings, Gloria (2014-07-09). "Kerry Birdwell named high school principal". The Cherokean Herald. 
  5. ^ "Alto High School". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  6. ^ The Athletic Department
  7. ^ "Alto Yellow Jackets". Lone Star Football Network. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  8. ^ Lone Star Football Network
  9. ^ UIL Softball Archives Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ UIL Boys Track Archives
  11. ^ UIL Girls Track Archives Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ UIL Baseball Archives
  13. ^ Lone Star Football Network
  14. ^ UIL Softball Archives Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine.

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