Bruton High School

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Bruton High School
185 East Rochambeau Drive
Williamsburg, Virginia 23188
United States
School type Public high school
Founded 1976
School district York County School Division
Superintendent Dr. Victor Shandor
Principal Arletha Dockery
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 625 (2011-12)
Language English
Color(s)           Green and Gold
Athletics conference Virginia High School League
Bay Rivers District
Region I
Mascot Panthers
Rivals Lafayette High School
Jamestown High School
Warhill High School

Bruton High School is a high school located east of Williamsburg in the unincorporated community of Lightfoot in York County, Virginia.

The school opened in 1976. It is part of the York County School Division. Athletic teams compete in the Virginia High School League's AA Bay Rivers District in Region I. Bruton houses the York County School of the Arts, the county's fine arts magnet program.


Bruton High is fully accredited by the Virginia Department of Education[1] and has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools since 1976.[2]

Feeder patterns[edit]

The following elementary schools feed into Bruton H.S.:[3]

  • Magruder Elementary School
  • Waller Mill Elementary School

All students zoned to Queens Lake Middle School are zoned to Bruton High School.


Bruton High fields teams in these sports:

  • Cheerleading (Head Coach: Amy Thompson)
  • Cross-Country (Head Coach: Mark Tompkins)
  • Field Hockey (Head Coach: Joe Dougherty)
  • Football (State Champion Runner up 2009)(Head Coach: Reggie Jones)
  • Golf (Head Coach: Richard Onesty)
  • Volleyball (Head Coach: Kevin Delorosco)
  • Boys Basketball (2000 AA State Championship)
  • Girls Basketball (Head Coach: shawn preston)
  • Indoor Track and Field (Head Coach: Mark Tompkins and Eric Johnson)
  • Swimming (Head Coach: Richard Long)
  • Wrestling (Head Coach: Kyle Cowles)
  • Baseball (Head Coach: Phil Houston)
  • Boys Soccer (Head Coach: Luke Taylor)
  • Boys Tennis (Head Coach: James Barr)
  • Boys Outdoor Track and Field (Head Coach: Reggie Jones)
  • Girls Soccer (Head Coach: Will Spear)
  • Girls Tennis (Head Coach: John Jacobson)
  • Girls Outdoor Track and Field (Head Coach: Mark Tompkins)
  • Girls Softball (Head Coach: Kyle Cowles)

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Onrea Jones, last played for the Chicago Bears practice squad
  • Mark Montgomery, a pitcher at the AAA level in the New York Yankees system
  • Bryan Randall, previously played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but now plays for the Richmond Revolution, in an arena league in Richmond, Virginia
  • Lorenzo Taliaferro, Baltimore Ravens running back
  • Jack Tatum, Musician and founder of indiepop wonders Wild Nothing
  • Paul Winfree, White House Director of Budget Policy, Deputy Director of Domestic Policy Council
  • Zena Cardman, 2017 NASA Astronaut Candidate

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Bruton Overview". Retrieved 2007-04-01. 
  2. ^ "AdvancED - Institution Summary: Bruton High School". Retrieved 12 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "York County GIS". York County GIS. Archived from the original on 2006-06-01. Retrieved 2007-04-02. 

Coordinates: 37°18′38.3″N 76°41′29.6″W / 37.310639°N 76.691556°W / 37.310639; -76.691556