Crossland High School

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Crossland High School
Crossland High School.jpg
6901 Temple Hill Road
Temple Hills, Maryland

United States
Coordinates 38°47′41″N 76°55′49″W / 38.79472°N 76.93028°W / 38.79472; -76.93028Coordinates: 38°47′41″N 76°55′49″W / 38.79472°N 76.93028°W / 38.79472; -76.93028
Type Public
School district Prince George's County Public Schools
Principal Theresa A. Moseley Fax, Ph.D., Principal
Faculty 97.0 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,224
Student to teacher ratio 20.8[1]
Color(s) Red, gold, black and white
Mascot Cavaliers

Crossland High School is a public secondary school located in Temple Hills, Maryland, United States. The school serves about 2,000 students in grades 9 to 12 in the Prince George's County Public Schools system.

Crossland is named after a prominent early Maryland family.

The vocational wing was dedicated by President Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1967.

In popular culture[edit]

The school in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is called Crossland High School.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Jess Atkinson, Class of 1980, placekicker for Univ. of MD and Washington Redskins; former sports and newscaster for WRC4 and WUSA9 (Sports Director); founder of 3 Penny Films
  • Peter Bergman, daytime television actor, currently plays Jack on CBS' The Young and the Restless; class of 1971
  • Mark Davis, Dallas radio talk show host and newspaper columnist; class of 1975
  • Gangster D, hip hop artist
  • Michael A. Jackson, former sheriff of Prince George's County, Maryland[2]
  • Stephen Tyrone Johns, security officer who died in the line of duty in the 2009 Holocaust Memorial Museum shooting
  • Julian Peterson, NFL football player[3]
  • Tank, R&B singer[4]
  • Walt "The Wizard" Williams, NBA basketball player[5]


  1. ^ a b "Crossland High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2008-01-20. 
  2. ^ State of Maryland (February 20, 2013). "Michael A. Jackson, Sheriff, Prince George's County, Maryland". Maryland State Archives. State of Maryland. Retrieved 2014-06-11. 
  3. ^ "SEAHAWKS 35 REDSKINS 14". The Washington Post. 2008-01-06. pp. D07. Retrieved 2008-01-20. 
  4. ^ Julian Rubinstein (1993-09-19). "Cariaga Leads Largo to Flawless Start". The Washington Post. 
  5. ^ Josh Barr (2005-03-10). "For Crossland, a Victory Worth Savoring". The Washington Post. pp. PG25. Retrieved 2008-01-20.