Glen Oaks High School

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Glen Oaks High School
6650 Cedar Grove Dr.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70812
Coordinates 30°30′47″N 91°07′19″W / 30.512939°N 91.121899°W / 30.512939; -91.121899Coordinates: 30°30′47″N 91°07′19″W / 30.512939°N 91.121899°W / 30.512939; -91.121899
Type Free public
Established 1960
School district East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools
Principal Edward Hunter
Grades 9–12
Campus type Urban
Color(s) Red and Black          
Mascot Panthers
Rival Scotlandville Hornets
Baker Buffaloes

Glen Oaks High School (abbreviated GOHS) is located in Merrydale, unincorporated East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, near the city of Baton Rouge.[1][2] The school is a part of the East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools.

It serves Merrydale and sections of Baton Rouge.[3] As of 2016 the principal is Edward Hunter. The school's mascot is the Panther. The school colors are red, black, and white.

The school opened in 1960.[2]

All student must wear uniforms: 9th Grade: Red or Black, 10-12th Grade: Red or Black

GOHS panther marching band is the one of the largest student organizations on campus. The band and the Pantherettes have a long tradition of winning "Battle of the Bands" in South Louisiana and performing at parades and other special events in the region.

The GOHS panthers compete in LHSAA Class 3A athletics. The school is best known for its winning boys and girls basketball programs, as well as their track program. These programs have won multiple state championships and tournament titles since the 90s and track in the 2000s.

Feeder patterns[edit]

The following elementary schools feed into Glen Oaks [1]:

  • Glen Oaks Park
  • Lanier
  • Merrydale
  • Claiborne (partial)
  • Sharon Hills (partial)
  • Forest Heights Academy of Excellence

Howell Park & Brookstown The following middle schools feed into Glen Oaks:

  • Glen Oaks

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Merrydale CDP, LA." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on January 6, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Home page. Glen Oaks High School. Retrieved on January 7, 2017. "6650 Cedar Grove Drive Baton Rouge, LA. 70812"
  3. ^ "High-School-Boundary-Descriptions-15-16.pdf." East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools. Retrieved on January 6, 2017. Glen Oaks is on page 4 of 10.

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