Courtland High School

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Courtland High School
6701 Smith Station Road
Spotsylvania, Virginia, 22553
United States
Coordinates 38°13′54″N 77°33′07″W / 38.23167°N 77.55194°W / 38.23167; -77.55194Coordinates: 38°13′54″N 77°33′07″W / 38.23167°N 77.55194°W / 38.23167; -77.55194
School type Public high school
Founded 1980
School district Spotsylvania County Public Schools
Superintendent Scott Baker
Principal Larry Marks[1]
Grades 9–12
Color(s)           Royal Blue and Silver
Nickname Cougars
Newspaper The Courtland Chronicle
Communities served Fredericksburg
Feeder schools Spotsylvania Middle School
Battlefield Middle School
Freedom Middle School

Courtland High School is a public high school in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. It was founded in 1982 as Spotsylvania County's second public high school, the first being Spotsylvania High School. The class of 1986 was the first graduating class that was in attendance as students for all four years. However, it is currently the oldest high school since Spotsylvania changed buildings. It has a capacity of 1265 students.[2]

Students by ethnicity[edit]

The diversity of the student population is 66% White, 23% Black,7% Hispanic, 3% Asian.[3]


Courtland won the AA State football championship three times 1982, 1983 and 1985 Courtland won the AAA State Football Championship in 1987 under Coach Ken Brown.[citation needed] Field Hockey: Won the AA State Championship in 2004 and 2005.[4] Won the AA Men's Basketball State Championship in 2009.

Notable alumni[edit]