Denton High School

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Denton High School
Address
1007 Fulton Street
Denton, Texas 76201
United States
Coordinates 33°13′30″N 97°08′43″W / 33.224863°N 97.145341°W / 33.224863; -97.145341Coordinates: 33°13′30″N 97°08′43″W / 33.224863°N 97.145341°W / 33.224863; -97.145341
Information
Type High School
Motto Dedication, Honor, Success... We are DHS!
Established 1884
School district Denton Independent School District
Principal Joel Hays
Faculty 212[1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,022[2] (2018)
Campus type Suburban
Color(s)           Purple & Gold
Mascot Broncos
Newspaper The Horseshoe
Yearbook The Bronco
Website

Denton High School is a public high school located in the city of Denton, Texas and classified as a 5A school by the UIL. It is a part of the Denton Independent School District located in central Denton County and was the original high school for Denton.

Denton High School was established in 1884. In 1910 it moved to what is now Calhoun Middle School. In 1957 it moved again to its current location on Fulton Street. In the 1990s, DHS yielded grades 10-12 to the newly opened Ryan High School until 1995. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[3]

Lowry Woods Apartments, the designated family housing unit of Texas Woman's University,[4] is zoned to Denton High School.[5][6]

Athletics[edit]

The Denton Broncos compete in these sports[7]

Volleyball, Cross Country, Football, Basketball, Swimming, Water Polo, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Track and Field, Baseball, and Softball.

State Titles[edit]

Denton (UIL)

  • Boys Basketball[8]
    • 1930(All), 1935(All)
  • Girls Soccer[9]
    • 2003(4A)
    • 2004(4A)
  • Girls Golf
    • 1984(5A) Buffy Klein[10]
  • Boys Swimmimg
    • 1981(All) Chuck Ponthier (50-Yard Freestyle)[11]

State Finalists[edit]

Denton (UIL)

  • Boys Basketball[12]
    • 1927(All)
    • 1929(All)
  • Girls Soccer[13]
    • 2000(4A)
    • 2001(4A)
  • Boys Golf[14]

Team[edit]

    • 1987(5A) Tim Tadlock, Brian Kubacak, Brandon Knight, Jimmy Tritt, Ron Budde (2nd Place)
    • 1988(5A) Nick Baker, Brian Kubacak, Brandon Knight, Bo Cooper, Ren Budde (3rd Place)

Individual[edit]

    • 1987(5A) Jimmy Tritt (3rd Place)
    • 1988(5A) Brandon Knight (Tied for 2nd Place)
    • 1988(5A) Ren Budde (Tied for 2nd Place)
    • 1989(5A) Brandon Knight (3rd Place)
  • Girls Golf[15]

Individual[edit]

    • 1986(5A) Kathy Moore (2nd Place)
    • 1987(5A) Kathy Moore (3rd Place)

Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.dentonisd.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=1&ChannelId=486&DirectoryType=6
  2. ^ http://realignment.uiltexas.org/alignments/2018/School_List_Rank_2018-20.pdf
  3. ^ "2015 Accountability Rating System" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 10, 2015.
  4. ^ "Family Housing" (PDF). Texas Woman's University. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 2, 2012. Retrieved October 3, 2011.
  5. ^ "Denton Campus Map". Texas Woman's University. Archived from the original on September 2, 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-03.. Map
  6. ^ "2011-2012 High School Attendance Zones" (PDF). Denton Independent School District. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 7, 2012. Retrieved October 3, 2011.
  7. ^ The Athletics Department
  8. ^ hasname="UIL Boys Basketball Archives"> https://web.archive.org/web/20131203020904/http://uil100.org/archives/athletics/basketball-boys.php. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ "UIL Girls Soccer Archives". Archived from the original on December 6, 2013. Retrieved December 22, 2013.
  10. ^ http://www2.uiltexas.org/athletics/archives/golf/girls_champions.html
  11. ^ http://www2.uiltexas.org/athletics/archives/swim_dive/tournament_records.html
  12. ^ name="UIL Boys Basketball Archives"
  13. ^ "UIL Girls Soccer Archives". Archived from the original on December 6, 2013. Retrieved December 22, 2013.
  14. ^ name=http://www2.uiltexas.org/athletics/archives/golf/playoff_text/index.html
  15. ^ name=http://www2.uiltexas.org/athletics/archives/golf/playoff_text/index.html
  16. ^ Pro-Football Reference.com
  17. ^ Pro-Football Reference.com
  18. ^ "Nancy Gates". Denton Record-Chronicle. February 24, 1952. p. 2. Retrieved March 25, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  19. ^ "John Lott". Database Football. Archived from the original on November 23, 2011. Retrieved April 15, 2009.
  20. ^ http://www.soonersports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=31000&ATCLID=211045216
  21. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/STL/2006-roster.shtml. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  22. ^ http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/events/draft/y2013/drafttracker.jsp. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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