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 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 1980, Courtland currently has 1180 students (2014-2015 school year).[2]


Courtland High School was founded in 1980 as Spotsylvania County's second public high school, after Spotsylvania High School. The class of 1984 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 63% White, 21% Black, 10% Hispanic, 2% Asian.[3]


Courtland has won the following state championships:

  • AA Football in 1982, 1983 and 1985.[4][5]
  • AAA Football in 1987[4][5]
  • AA field hockey in 2004 and 2005.[5]
  • AA Div 4 Men's Basketball in 2009.[5]
  • AA Men's Baseball 1995 and 2000.[5]
  • Girl's Gymnastics in 1986.[5]

Notable alumni[edit]