East Paulding High School
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|East Paulding High School|
|3320 East Paulding Drive
Dallas, Georgia, 30157
|School district||Pauling County School District|
|Faculty||113.0 (on FTE basis)|
|Grades||9 to 12|
|Student to teacher ratio||34:1|
|Color(s)||Silver and black|
EPHS was established in 1991 and is nestled in one of the country's fastest-growing counties. The school's enrollment is approaching 1800 students, and it is a part of the second highest classification in Georgia, AAAAA.
The school was founded in 1991.
In 2009, the school added a 44-classroom, two-story building, including a cosmetology lab and a new band room, nearly doubling the school's capacity. In June 2017, a fire destroyed the gymnasium while contractors were repairing the school's HVAC system and roof.
The EPHS football team recently finished in the final four in the state and also appeared in the Elite 8.
The baseball team has won numerous region championships with MLB drafted pitcher Zack Wheeler and made two Elite 8 appearances. The team has also played in the 2009 Final 4.
The girls' and boys' basketball teams both have had tremendous success; both teams have won region championships and made numerous state-playoff appearances.
The EPHS Lady Raider Soccer team is a dominant force in the district. Many county records are held by the team and individuals.
The EPHS Air Force Junior ROTC Drill Team are the 2010 Air Force Nationals Unarmed Eastern Division Champions. The Junior ROTC Drill Team is also the 2014 National High School Drill Team Champion in the Armed and Unarmed divisions.
East Paulding Wrestling has four state qualifiers from last season: Junior J.T. Mangin (112 pounds) and seniors Demetre Ligouri (189), Jonathan Lytle (215) and Eric Badertscher (285). Also, as a rising freshman, Cody Tomlinson (125 pounds) will attend East Paulding High as a state qualifier.
East Paulding track and field for the first time in history went to that state final for the 4x1 and finished 4th in the state for ga 5a featuring Silas Robinson DyKilo Beasley Jarod ray and jalen browder
East Paulding has multiple fine arts programs including Drama, Band, and Chorus.
- Chas Henry - punter, Philadelphia Eagles; played college football at Florida
- Zachary Wheeler (class of 2009) - pitcher, New York Mets; former first round draft pick of San Francisco Giants
- "East Paulding High School gym destroyed in fire". WXIA. Retrieved 13 June 2017.