Beechcroft High School
|Beechcroft High School|
|6100 Beechcroft Road
Columbus, Ohio, (Franklin County) 43229
|Type||Public, Coeducational high school|
|School district||Columbus City Schools|
|Superintendent||Dr. Dan Good|
|Color(s)||Brown and Gold |
|Athletics||10 boys and 9 girls varsity sports|
|Athletics conference||Columbus City League|
|Accreditation||North Central Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Athletic Director||Anthony Brown|
Beechcroft High School is a four-year high school (grades 9-12) located on the north side of Columbus, Ohio. It is a part of Columbus City Schools. Beechcroft was first opened in 1976 as a six-year junior/senior high school. At that time, school enrollment peaked at 1,200+ students. Current enrollment is 950 students.
Beechcroft is known to some as "Da Croft". The school colors are Gold and Brown. The school nickname is the Cougars. Marching band rival is Northland High School.
Sports and activities
The school has 10 boys and 9 girls varsity sports which include baseball, basketball (Boys and Girls), bowling (Boys and Girls), cross country (Boys and Girls), football, softball, swimming & diving (Boys and Girls), soccer (Boys and Girls), tennis (Boys and Girls), track & field (Boys and Girls), wrestling, and volleyball.
The football program at Beechcroft competes in the Columbus City League. Beechcroft has reached the OHSAA playoffs 19 times in football, including a 5-season run from 1999-2003. Beechcroft overall record is 288-120-1
The school received national attention from ESPN and Sports Illustrated during the 2008 football season, after beating local league foe Centennial High School 96-0. Beechcroft scored 55 first quarter points, tying for the 4th highest point total in one quarter in national high school football history. The 96 points scored by Beechcroft also tied for the second highest point total in the nation during the 2008 high school football season.
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