Apollo Junior High School
|Apollo Junior High School|
|1600 Apollo Road
Richardson, Texas, (Dallas County) 75081
|School type||Public school (government funded), Junior High School|
|School district||Richardson Independent School District|
|NCES District ID||4837020|
|NCES School ID||483702004122|
|Faculty||52.94(on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)|
|• Grade 7||367|
|• Grade 8||375|
|Student to teacher ratio||14.02|
|Campus type||City: Midsize|
|Feeder to||Lloyd V. Berkner High School|
Apollo is one of two intermediate schools that feed L.V. Berkner High School. Founded in 1977, Apollo educates students in grades 7-8.
Its approximate annual enrollment is 800 students, nearly twice that of the Texas state average for middle schools. The student-teacher ratio is 16.5:1.
The Apollo Junior High Band is the only band in the history of Texas to win the Texas Music Educators Association Honor Band Competition for three consecutive years of eligibility.
The Apollo Junior High Symphony Orchestra received straight 1's when they played at UIL which took place in UNT's Performing Arts Center. The 1st Violins, Violas and Harpist received awards for their outstanding performance as well. The orchestra is led by Mrs. Thornton and Mrs. Cies.
- "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Richardson Isd". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved May 28, 2011.
- "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Apollo J H". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved May 28, 2011.
- www.maa.org Awards Archived February 8, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.