Bullard High School (Fresno, California)

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Bullard High School
Location
5445 N. Palm Avenue
Fresno California 93704

United States
Coordinates36°49′02″N 119°48′36″W / 36.81722°N 119.81000°W / 36.81722; -119.81000Coordinates: 36°49′02″N 119°48′36″W / 36.81722°N 119.81000°W / 36.81722; -119.81000
Information
TypePublic
Founded1955[1]
School districtFresno Unified School District
CEEB code050973[1]
PrincipalCarlos Castillo[2]
Faculty105.20 (on FTE basis)[3]
Grades9-12
Enrollment2,545 (2016-17)[4]
Student to teacher ratio24.88[5]
Color(s)Navy, Columbia, and White
Athletics conferenceCalifornia Interscholastic Federation
MascotKnight
AccreditationWASC[6]
PublicationThe Charger
YearbookThe Lance
Website

Bullard High School is a public secondary school located in Fresno, California. Founded in 1955, it is part of the Fresno Unified School District, and as of 2011 had around 2,650 students on roll in grades 9-12, approximately 650 students per grade.[5][1]

Ethnic composition[edit]

As of the 2014-2015 school year, the student population was 41% Caucasian, 38% Hispanic,13% African American, 5% Asian and 3% Other. Approximately 3% of the students have been identified as English Language Learners.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Bullard High School offers a comprehensive Division I interscholastic athletics program with 24 different varsity-level sports.[1] The athletics program has produced Major League Baseball players including Steve Ellsworth, Dave Meier, Stan Papi, Randy Asadoor and Rex Hudler.[7][8][9][10] Former Fresno State and NFL quarterback Kevin Sweeney is another notable Bullard alumnus. The school has had consistent success in baseball, softball, volleyball (boys and girls), tennis, water polo, and soccer in which the 2009 boys team won a section title and were state championship runners-up, and has had recent success in varsity football, including a central section title in 2009. The girls soccer team won a section title in 2011 (also state championship runners-up) along with the boys basketball team that same year.

While not an alumnus, former National Football League head and assistant coach Mike Martz started his coaching career as an assistant coach for the Knights football team in 1973.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Profile". Bullard High School. Archived from the original on 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-10.
  2. ^ California School Directory
  3. ^ "Bullard High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 17, 2017.
  4. ^ "Bullard High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Bullard High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2009-10-29.
  6. ^ "Directory of Schools 2005-2006" (PDF). Western Association of Schools and Colleges. June 2005. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-10. Retrieved 2008-01-10.
  7. ^ a b "1977 Draft -- June Regular Phase". Major League Baseball. Retrieved 2008-01-10.
  8. ^ a b "1969 Draft -- June Regular Phase". Major League Baseball. Retrieved 2008-01-10.
  9. ^ a b "1980 Draft -- June Regular Phase". Major League Baseball. Retrieved 2008-01-10.
  10. ^ a b "1978 Draft -- June Regular Phase". Major League Baseball. Retrieved 2008-01-10.
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-01-06. Retrieved 2009-07-02.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  12. ^ "high school photo". Retrieved 2012-05-18.[permanent dead link]
  13. ^ http://www.smcgaels.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=21400&ATCLID=1496894

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