Bleckley County High School

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Bleckley County High School
Address
1 Royal Drive
Cochran, Georgia 31014
United States
Coordinates 32°24′53″N 83°19′09″W / 32.414748°N 83.319111°W / 32.414748; -83.319111Coordinates: 32°24′53″N 83°19′09″W / 32.414748°N 83.319111°W / 32.414748; -83.319111[1]
Information
Type Public
School district Bleckley County School District
Principal Trey Belflower
Teaching staff 39 FTE[2]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment [2]
Student to teacher ratio 16:1[2]
Color(s)         
Athletics conference 3 AA
Mascot Royal
Team name Royals
Rival Dodge County High School, Greater Atlanta Christian School
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Georgia Accrediting Commission[3]
Yearbook The Scepter
Website

Bleckley County High School is a high school in Cochran, Georgia, United States, 120 miles south of Atlanta. The school reaches students in grades 9-12 from the town of Cochran and the rest of Bleckley County.

Bleckley County built a new high school that opened in the fall of 2005. In its final year, the previous building was the oldest non-renovated high school in the state of Georgia, and now serves as the county's pre-kindergarten facility. This original building is located on Dykes Street near downtown Cochran. Bleckley County High School is located just off of the Cochran Bypass and Airport Road.

Bleckley County High attained "Adequate Yearly Progress" for 2009, the only high school in Middle Georgia to do so besides schools in Houston County.

BCHS is a six-time region winner in the one-act play as well as literary competitions.

The football team made it to the elite eight in 2006. The boys' basketball team did so in 2007, and the baseball team did so in 2009. Girls' cross country has won seven straight region titles; the boys have won four straight. Bleckley girls' track won state in 2007 and finished state runner-up in 2009, boys' track placed best in school history with third in state in 2016. Both the boys' and girls' tennis teams have made multiple runs to the AA final four. BCHS cheerleading has won two state championships. The men's basketball team lost to Greater Atlanta Christian High School in GHSA AA State Basketball Final on March 8, 2013 by a score of 69 - 52.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Free US Geocoder". Archived from the original on 2011-05-11. Retrieved 2010-05-31. 
  2. ^ a b c "school-stats.com". Retrieved 2010-05-31. 
  3. ^ "2010-2011 Public School Programs" (PDF). Georgia Accrediting Commission. Retrieved 25 July 2011. 

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