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 1982
School district Spotsylvania County Public Schools
Superintendent Scott Baker
Principal Cliff Conway[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 located in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Founded in 1982, Courtland currently has 1265 students.[2]


Courtland High School was founded in 1982 as Spotsylvania County's second public high school, after Spotsylvania High School. The class of 1986 was Courtland's first graduating class that was in attendance as students for all four years.

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 four times, in 1982, 1983, 1984 and 1985. Courtland won the AAA State Football Championship in 1987, also under Coach Ken Brown.[citation needed] Courland also won the AA State field hockey Championships in 2004 and 2005.[4] Finally, Courtland won the AA Men's Basketball State Championship in 2009.

Notable alumni[edit]