Hammond High School (Columbia, Maryland)
|Hammond High School|
|8800 Guilford Road
|Motto||"Where People Are Important"|
|School district||Howard County Public Schools|
|Principal||Marcia L. Leonard|
|Color(s)||Maroon and gold|
Hammond High School, established in 1977, is a public secondary school located in Columbia, Maryland, United States. It is part of the Howard County Public School System. It is located near the Kings Contrivance Village Center, south of Maryland Route 32, east of U.S. 29, and west of I-95.
Hammond High School was built concurrently and with the same floor plan as Centennial High School. During the 1976-77 school year, the Hammond High School building served as the temporary home of Howard High School, whose building was being renovated. The first class of Hammond High School began in September 1977. The Hammond's original school colors were brown, gold and white. These colors were changed to maroon and gold in 2002.
Hammond High School has an official capacity of 1,220 students (not including additional capacity provided by four portable classrooms as of 2010). The student population at Hammond High School has grown moderately over the past 18 years.
The racial makeup of the population during the 2013–2014 school year was 33.3% White, 36.9% Black or African American, 9.4% Asian, 10.7% Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 9.5% two or more races.
Hammond High School currently lists eight state championships for girls' sports and six for boys' sports.
|Wrestling||1996, 1998, 2005, 2006|
|Girls' basketball||1992, 1994, 1995|
|Girls' indoor track 2A-1A||1994|
|Girls' soccer||1989, 1991, 1998|
|• = denotes co-champions
Source: MPSSAA Official Tournament Records
References and notes
- 2009-10 HCPSS School Profile - Hammond High School
- "High Schools". Howard County Public School System. Retrieved September 28, 2010.
- "About Hammond High". Retrieved September 28, 2010.
- Columbia Flier, "Back to School - The Best Thing is Seeing Your Friends, September 8, 1977, p. 12."
- "Hammond High School Profile" (PDF).
- Maryland State Department of Education
- "MPSSAA Official Tournament Records". Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association. Retrieved September 8, 2010.