Atlantic High School (Florida)

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Atlantic High School
Location
1250 Reed Canal Road
Port Orange, Florida

United States
Coordinates 29°09′00″N 81°01′34″W / 29.15000°N 81.02611°W / 29.15000; -81.02611Coordinates: 29°09′00″N 81°01′34″W / 29.15000°N 81.02611°W / 29.15000; -81.02611
Information
Type Public
Motto Living the Vision
School district Volusia County Schools
Superintendent James T. Russell
Principal James Tager
Faculty 107.0 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 1,300[1] (2015-2016 school(fiscal) year)
Student to teacher ratio 15.4[1]
Color(s) Silver, Black, and Teal             
Slogan Shark Pride Never Dies
Athletics conference FHSAA
Sports all sports on a Varsity level and more on a Junior Varsity Level
Mascot Sharks
Nickname AHS, ATL
Team name Atlantic Sharks
Website

Atlantic High School is a public high school located in Port Orange, Florida. The school started in 1994 and currently serves about 1,300 students in grades 9 to 12 and is part of Volusia County Schools. The Principal, James Tager, is a college and career oriented principal. He focuses on getting students to find a career and train for it while in high school, advocating duel enrollment and Advanced Placement courses. The School is in the process of getting computers for each student, to help them learn in an advanced way, adapting to the times.

Extra Curriculars[edit]

Extra Curricular Activities are extremely important at Atlantic High School. Extra Curriculars include: -Academic team -Anime Club -Band -Book Club -DECA -Drama Club -Drumline -FFA -JROTC -Key Club -Latin Club Marching Band -Mock trial -Science Olympiad -Spanish Club -The International Thespian Society -Video Game Club

Athletics[edit]

The schools athletic teams are known as the Atlantic Sharks. The school colors are teal and black.

-Atlantic won the state championships in women's bowling in 2010 and 2014.

-Atlantic won 2nd in state championships in women's bowling in 2015.

-Atlantic Boys' Basketball team won districts on February 11, 2016.

-Atlantic's Wrestling Team dominated 2014,2015,2016.

-Atlantic's Tennis Team 2016 is the Best in district and state

Career Academies[edit]

AHS currently (2013) offers three Career Academies: The Academy of Law and Government (ALAG), Communications and Arts in Performance Academy (CAPA), and the Horticulture, Environmental and Marine Science Academy (HEMS).

The purpose of Career Academies is to offer students unique educational opportunities in the professional area of their choice. Students who belong to an academy can expect to go on field trips, hear guest speakers, and experience hands-on training.

ALAG is a gold star academy, as rated by the Volusia County CTE Department, and attracts students from as far as Deltona.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Atlantic High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved on 20 November 2008.

Atlantic High School 2013 Handout

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