Hampton High School (Arkansas)

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Hampton High School
Address
419 East Main Street
Hampton, Arkansas 71744
United States
Coordinates 33°32′14″N 92°27′50″W / 33.53722°N 92.46389°W / 33.53722; -92.46389Coordinates: 33°32′14″N 92°27′50″W / 33.53722°N 92.46389°W / 33.53722; -92.46389
Information
Status Open
School district Hampton School District
NCES District ID 0507230[1]
Authority Arkansas Department of Education (ADE)
NCES School ID 050723000441[2]
Faculty 24.31[2] (on FTE basis)
Grades 7–12
Enrollment 280 (2010–11[2])
Student to teacher ratio 11.52[2]
Education system ADE Smart Core curriculum
Classes offered Regular/Core
Career Focus
Advanced Placement
Campus type Rural; remote[2]
School color(s)      Black
     White
     Gold
Athletics conference (2012–14)
Nickname Dawgs
Team name Hampton Bulldogs [3]
Accreditation ADE;
AdvancED (1925–)
USNWR ranking Unranked
Communities served Hamton, Tinsman, Harrell, Camden
Affiliation Arkansas Activities Association
Website

Hampton High School is an accredited comprehensive public high school serving students in grades nine through twelve in Hampton, Arkansas, United States. Administered by the Hampton School District as the sole public high school in Calhoun County, Arkansas, the district encompasses 479.67 square miles (1,242.3 km2) of land including Hampton and all or portions of Harrell, Tinsman, and Camden.

Academics[edit]

The Hampton High School is accredited by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE).

Curriculum[edit]

The assumed course of study follows the Smart Core curriculum developed the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), which requires students to complete at least 22 credit units before graduation. Students engage in regular and career focus courses and exams and may select Advanced Placement (AP) coursework and exams that provide an opportunity to receive college credit. According to the student handbook, exceptional students may be awarded an Honors Graduates based on participation in 10 advanced courses, two credits in foreign language and a 3.5 grade point average (GPA).

Extracurricular activities[edit]

The Hampton High School mascot is the Bulldog with school colors of black, white, and gold.

Athletics[edit]

For the 2012–14 school years, the Hampton Bulldogs participate in the 2A Classification within the 2A Region 8 Conference (football) and 2A Region 7 West Conference (basketball) as administered by the Arkansas Activities Association. The Bulldogs compete in various interscholastic activities including football, basketball (boys/girls), baseball, fastpitch softball, tennis (boys/girls), and cheer.[3]

Clubs and traditions[edit]

Hampton students participate in a full range of clubs and organizations including Art Club, Band, Choir, Student Council, National Honor Society, Fire Marshals, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Future Farmers of America (FFA), Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Quiz Bowl, and Yearbook.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

The following are notable people associated with Hampton High School. If the person was a Hampton High School student, the number in parentheses indicates the year of graduation; if the person was a faculty or staff member, that person's title and years of association are included.

  • Charles B. Pierce—American film director, screenwriter, producer, set decorator, cinematographer and actor.
  • Harry Thomason—American film and television director and producer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Hampton School District". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Hampton High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "School Profile, Hampton High School". Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 

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