Coral Glades High School

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Coordinates: 26°15′50″N 80°17′42″W / 26.264°N 80.295°W / 26.264; -80.295

Coral Gables High School
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Location
2700 Sportsplex Drive
Coral Springs, Florida 33065
Information
Type Public
Established 2004
School district Broward County Public Schools
Principal Craig Haukebo
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,416
Campus type Suburban
Color(s) Teal, black, and white
              
Mascot Jaguar
Website

Coral Glades High School is a public high school in Coral Springs, Florida. Founded in 2004, it is part of the Broward School District.

The school's principal is Craig Haukebo, the mascot is the jaguar,[1] and the school colors are teal, black, and white. Students at Coral Glades are in grades 9 through 12.

Coral Glades has a Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test school grade of "A" for the 2010-2011 academic year.[2]

Academics[edit]

The school's core academics include math, social studies, science, and English.

The school uses a program called Pinnacle Internet Viewer, which allows students to check their grades from any computer connected to the internet. Other information, such as absences and missing assignments, can also be viewed.

Advanced Placement classes are offered each year including the AP Capstone Program.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

There are extracurricular clubs and activities at the school,[3] including a drama club, a variety of sports, a marching band, a jazz band, a concert band, a drumline, indoor percussion, a color guard, a chamber orchestra, a full orchestra, a debate team, a chorus, arts, culinary operations, a step team, cheerleading, foreign language clubs, a TV Production club, flag football, a multicultural society, Mu Alpha Theta, DECA, Key Club, National Honor Society (NHS) and JROTC.

Music program[edit]

The Coral Glades High School Music Association is a program consisting of band, orchestra, and color guard, run by director Craig Haukebo.

WJAG Television[edit]

Coral Glades High is home to a television station dubbed "WJAG".[4] Currently in charge is Dan Alonso, formerly with NBC and CBS for approximately 10 years, who began teaching at Glades in 2005. Its crew creates, on a weekly basis, a "recap" of the week, The WJAG Recap, which airs all day on Fridays, and a daily morning show: The Wake Up.

The Prowl[edit]

The school newspaper, The Prowl,[5] is published once a month and has been recognized from The Sun-Sentinel and Florida Scholastic Press Association.

Choral program[edit]

Coral Glades has a choral program with a variety of groups such as ensemble, show choir, quartet, men's ensemble, mixed and woman's chorus. The teacher is John Luffred. The choral program received Straight Superiors for the 2007-2008, 2011-2012, and 2012-2013 school years. The chorus also performs every year at Disney Epcot's Candlelight Processional.

Engineering Program[edit]

Coral Glades has an engineering program in which students design objects using 3D printers and applications such as Solidworks and Mastercam. The engineering club has won county competitions in CNC design and robotics.

Student schedule[edit]

Coral Glades originally had a "rotator" schedule, in which there are seven classes but a different class is skipped every day. Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, Coral Glades returned to a block schedule. School hours are from 7:40 to 2:40.

Demographics[edit]

As of May 2016, the total student enrollment was 2,416. The ethnic makeup of the school was 29% White, 33% Black, 30% Hispanic, 4% Asian, 3% Multiracial, and 1% Native American or Native Alaskan.[6]

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