Bainbridge High School (Washington)

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Bainbridge High School
Location
9330 NE High School Rd
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-2111
United States
Coordinates 47°38′11″N 122°31′27″W / 47.636295°N 122.524029°W / 47.636295; -122.524029Coordinates: 47°38′11″N 122°31′27″W / 47.636295°N 122.524029°W / 47.636295; -122.524029
Information
Type Comprehensive Public High School
School district Bainbridge Island School District
Superintendent Dr. Peter Bang-Knudsen
CEEB code 481580
Principal Duane Fish
Grades 9–12
Enrollment ~1230[1] (2015–16)
Color(s)      Navy
     Gold
Athletics conference Metro 3A League
Mascot The Spartan
Newspaper The Spartan Standard
Yearbook Shift (AEGIS 2015–16)
Mission statement to inspire all members of our school community to value learning, think critically and creatively, practice integrity, and act as compassionate citizens.[2]
Website

Bainbridge High School (BHS) is the sole comprehensive high school within Bainbridge Island School District, serving students in grades 9–12 on Bainbridge Island, Washington. The current principal is Duane Fish,[3] who took over the position from Mary Alice O'Neill in fall 2015.[4]

Students at BHS have access to a challenging college preparatory curriculum that is augmented by a rich and diverse array of elective classes.

Courses[5][edit]

Many class course elective opportunities outside of the normal high school course range are available at Bainbridge High School. Some of these courses include:

  • Honors English, Honors American Studies, Honors Geometry, Honors Algebra II, Honors Pre-Calc, Honors Humanities

World Languages[edit]

  • French (Levels I–III; Advanced)
  • Spanish (Levels I-III; Advanced; AP)
  • Japanese (Levels I-III; AP)

Advanced Placement Courses[edit]

Athletics[edit]

  • The 2006-2007 Bainbridge High School boys varsity basketball team was ranked first in the state 3A division[citation needed], won the metro league regular season title, was the KingCo district tournament champion, and second-place finisher in the state 3A tournament, placing six players on post-season all-league teams.
  • The Bainbridge High School girls lacrosse team from 1991 to 2009 has been in sixteen Championship games, winning eleven. And from 1994 to 2000 they won seven in a row. Most recently winning the 2007 High School Division 1 Lacrosse Championship[6]
  • In 2009, Varsity Baseball 3A came second in state at Safeco Field.
  • The Varsity Fastpitch team won the 2009 Washington 3A State Championship, beating Holy Names Academy 6-2. The team is currently ranked 2nd in State (2010).
  • In 2009, the girls 1600 meter relay team set the all-time West Sound record of 3:57.88 while finishing third in the 3A WIAA State Track & Field Championships. They finished first in the same event in 2004 and second in 2005 and 2008.
  • In 2010 The Marching band took 3rd place in state for parade and 1st place for music.
  • The Bainbridge High School boys soccer team won the 2011 3A Metro division 1-0 over Lakeside.
  • The Bainbridge High School boys soccer team placed 2nd in the 2011 Washington State 3A state playoffs falling 3-0 to Camas (who moved into the 4A division the following season).
  • The Bainbridge High School girls lacrosse team won the 2011 Washington State Division 1 lacrosse championship, beating Lakeside School 16-8.
  • The Bainbridge High School boys soccer team won the 2012 Washington State 3A state playoffs, defeating Mercer Island 3-2.
  • The Bainbridge High School girls Junior Varsity soccer team won the 2012 Metro League.
  • The Bainbridge High School girls lacrosse team won the 2012 Washington State Division 1 lacrosse championship.
  • The Bainbridge High School boys soccer team placed 3rd in the 2013 Washington State 3A state playoffs, defeating Hanford 3-2 in the 3rd-4th place game.
  • The 2013 Boys Crew took 2nd place in the Lightweight 4 event at the Junior Nationals in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
  • The 2016-2017 Boys Swim took 1st place in the Metro League, 2nd place at Districts, and 1st at the state championship.

Student body[edit]

  • BHS has about 1,375 students, 46% of whom in 2010 were Washington Honors Award winners in the top 10% of the nation.
  • The class of 2010 had 78% of their students go to a 4-year college and 10% to a 2-year college.
  • The graduation rate is approximately 93%.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile, Bainbridge High School 2015–16" (PDF). Bainbridge Island School District. Retrieved 22 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "School Profile / Home". Bainbridge Island School District. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Fish, Duane / Home". Bainbridge Island School District. Retrieved 22 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "O'Neill hired as new interim principal of Bainbridge High". The Bainbridge Review. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "BHS Registration 2016–17". Bainbridge Island School District. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  6. ^ [1] Archived May 23, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ "Before grunge, there was Andrew Wood". Bainbridge Island Review. Retrieved 15 May 2016. 

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