Francis Scott Key High School

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Francis Scott Key High School
Location
Union Bridge, Maryland
United States
Coordinates 39°35′30″N 77°8′3″W / 39.59167°N 77.13417°W / 39.59167; -77.13417Coordinates: 39°35′30″N 77°8′3″W / 39.59167°N 77.13417°W / 39.59167; -77.13417
Information
Type Public High School
Motto We Are Scott Key
Established 1959
School district Carroll County Public Schools
Principal John Baugher
Faculty 140 teachers and staff
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1226 students
Campus size 24 acres (97,000 m2)
Color(s)
Blue
White
Red
Athletics Cross Country, Lacrosse, Track and Field, Volleyball, Softball, Tennis, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Field Hockey, Football, Wrestling.
Mascot Eagle
Website

Francis Scott Key High School (FSK or simply "Key") is a four-year public high school in Union Bridge in Carroll County, Maryland, United States. The school is located near the west-central section of Carroll County.

About the school[edit]

Francis Scott Key High School was established in 1959 in Union Bridge, Maryland as part of the Carroll County Public School system. The school is named after Francis Scott Key, the Frederick County, Maryland native author of the Star Spangled Banner, the national anthem for the United States.The building occupies 217,664 square feet (20,221.6 m2) and was built in 1959.[1]

The school celebrated their 50th Anniversary during the 2008-2009 school year.

Students[edit]

The student population at FSK has steadily increased over the past 12 years as shown by the list below. The graduation rate has fluctuated between 85% and 96% over the same time period.[2]

Student population [3]

  • 2007 1,284
  • 2006 1,233
  • 2005 1,227
  • 2004 1,193
  • 2003 1,155
  • 2002 1,138
  • 2001 1,096
  • 2000 1,098
  • 1999 1,078
  • 1998 1,026
  • 1997 1,002
  • 1996 964
  • 1995 917
  • 1994 858
  • 1993 806

Some clubs and organizations are : Debate Team, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Academic Team (2006 county champions), SGA, Best Buddies, FFA, Robotics club, and Key Club.

Sports[edit]

Francis Scott Key High School has won several state championships.

Volleyball[4]

  • 1977 B (Coach Robin Armstrong)
  • 1978 B (Coach Robin Armstrong)
  • 1980 C (Coach Karol Ellis)
  • 1986 C (Coach George Hill)
  • 1996 1A (Coach Leo Totten)
  • 2009 2A (Coach Tim Walsh)

Field Hockey[5]

  • 1993 1A
  • 1989 1A co-champions (Coach Marie Wilson)
  • 1986 C (Coach Marie Wilson)
  • 1978 B
  • 1977 B

Cross Country

  • 2006 - 2A (Coach Dan Replogle/Tim Walsh)
  • 2011 - 2A (Coach Ditman)

Boys' Soccer[6]

  • 1985 - C (Coach Hibberd)
  • 1986 - C (Coach Hibberd)

Boys' Track & Field[7]

  • 1987 - C (Coach John Seaman)
  • 1990 - 1A (Coach John Seaman)
  • 1991 - 1A (Coach John Seaman)
  • 1993 - 1A (Coach Richard Salkin)
  • 1996 - 1A (Coach Richard Salkin)
  • 1997 - 1A (Coach Richard Salkin)

Notable alumni[edit]


References and notes[edit]

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