Ellison High School

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Ellison High School
Location
909 Elms Road

,
76542-2699

United States
Coordinates31°05′02″N 97°44′19″W / 31.0838°N 97.7387°W / 31.0838; -97.7387Coordinates: 31°05′02″N 97°44′19″W / 31.0838°N 97.7387°W / 31.0838; -97.7387
Information
TypePublic High School
Established1978
School districtKilleen Independent School District
PrincipalDavid Dominguez
Faculty159.92 FTE
Grades9-12
Enrollment2,979[1] (2017)
Color(s)          Green & White
AthleticsUIL Class AAAAAA
Team nameEagles
YearbookFree Spirit
Website

Ellison High School is a 6A public high school in the city of Killeen, Bell County, Texas for grades 9-12. It is one of four high schools in the Killeen Independent School District. Ellison High School opened in 1978 and the first graduation class was held in 1979. The Ellison High School football program received a donation of US $25,000 from the American television channel NBC and automobile maker Toyota, for their participation in the Friday Night Lights Hometown Sweepstakes contest. The former University of Kentucky head basketball coach, Billy Gillispie, was the head coach at Ellison in the early 1990s, leading the school to the 5A state basketball tournament in 1993. In 2011, the school was rated "Academically Acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

Academics[edit]

Available AP Coursework[edit]

Currently, the following Advanced Placement (AP) exams are available to the students:[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ UIL 2018-2020 Reclassification and Realignment
  2. ^ "2011 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2012-06-28.
  3. ^ The College Board, 2005-2006

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