Armwood High School

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Armwood High School
ArmwoodLogo.png
Address
12000 U.S. Route 92
Seffner, Florida, 33584
United States
Coordinates 28°00′11″N 82°17′48″W / 28.003089°N 82.296677°W / 28.003089; -82.296677Coordinates: 28°00′11″N 82°17′48″W / 28.003089°N 82.296677°W / 28.003089; -82.296677
Information
Type Public high school
Established 1984
School district Hillsborough County Public Schools
Principal Joseph Castelli
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,703 (Fall 2012)
Color(s)      Blue
     Black
Nickname Hawks
Rivals Plant
Hillsborough
Website
[1][2]

Armwood High School, is a public high school located in Seffner, Florida, on U.S. Highway 92. It opened in August 1984. The school is named after Blanche Armwood, a longtime Tampa resident, educator and activist. The school's mascot is the Hawk.

Demographics[edit]

Armwood high school is 36% black, 35% white, 23% Hispanic, and 6% other[3]

Florida Department of Education Grade[edit]

  • 2008 C [4]
  • 2009 D
  • 2010 C
  • 2011 B
  • 2012 C

Athletics[edit]

Armwood's athletic teams compete as the Hawks, using the school colors blue and black. The following sports are offered at Armwood:[5]

  • Baseball (boys)
  • Basketball (girls & boys)
  • Cross country (girls & boys)
  • Flag football (girls)
  • Football (boys)
    • State champs - 2003, 2004[6]
  • Golf (girls & boys)
  • Soccer (girls & boys)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Swimming (girls & boys)
  • Tennis (girls & boys)
  • Track and field (girls & boys)
  • Volleyball (girls)
  • Wrestling (boys)

In 2011, Armwood won the class 6A state championship game, but was stripped of the title after both the Hawks and their opponent, Miami Central High School, were determined to have used ineligible players. The FHSAA subsequently vacated the title completely, leaving 2011 without a 6A champ.[7]

The Collegiate Academy[edit]

Starting with the 2013-2014 school year Armwood High School will be home to The Collegiate Academy at Armwood High School.[8] According the school district's website The Academy provides students with an opportunity to earn an Associate of Arts degree (A.A.) through Hillsborough Community College in addition to their high school diploma. The students will take college courses, free of cost (including textbooks), during the school day. The Academy will not only provide academic preparation but also other types of “college knowledge”, such as self-management of study routines and preparation for assessments; handling the pace and expectations of college courses, and strategic use of resources such as college advisers and ambassadors from local college campuses.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FHSAA.org - Fall 2012 FHSAA member school student population report". fhsaa.org. 
  2. ^ "Administration". Armwood High School. Retrieved 9 December 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.sdhc.k12.fl.us/assets/pdf/SE0016B.pdf
  4. ^ "2011-2012 Florida High School Grades". StateImpact Florida. 
  5. ^ "Clubs and Athletics". armwood.mysdhc.org. Hillsborough County Public Schools. Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  6. ^ Football 2013-14 Championship Records (PDF). FHSAA. pp. 4–6. 
  7. ^ Halley, Jihn (20 August 2012). "FHSAA rulings leave state without a 6A football champion". USA Today (Gannett Company). Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  8. ^ Hillsborough County Public Schools - Hillsborough Choice Options
  9. ^ "Matt Jones - Washington Redskins - 2015 Player Profile - Rotoworld.com". rotoworld.com. 
  10. ^ "Eric Striker Biography". SoonerSports.com. Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  11. ^ "Ex-Armwood High standout among 4 Bucs cut | TBO.com". beta2.tbo.com. Retrieved May 4, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Mike Pearson Past Stats, Statistics, History, and Awards - databaseFootball.com". databasefootball.com. Retrieved May 4, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Jonathan Ordway – Tampa Bay Storm - The Official Web Site". tampabaystorm.com. Archived from the original on 15 May 2011. Retrieved May 4, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Sterling Hitchcock Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac". baseball-almanac.com. Archived from the original on 4 June 2011. Retrieved May 4, 2011. 
  15. ^ "Matt Joyce Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved May 4, 2011. 

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