Hillcrest High School (Dallas)

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Hillcrest High School
Hillcrest HS Dallas front.jpg
Address
9924 Hillcrest Road
Dallas, Texas 75230
United States
Coordinates 32°52′59″N 96°47′06″W / 32.882954°N 96.785024°W / 32.882954; -96.785024Coordinates: 32°52′59″N 96°47′06″W / 32.882954°N 96.785024°W / 32.882954; -96.785024
Information
Type Public, Secondary
School district Dallas Independent School District
Principal Chris Bayer
Faculty 105
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,217[1] (2014-2015)
Color(s) Black, Red and White
              
Mascot Panther
Information 972-502-6800
Website
[2][3]

Hillcrest High School, formerly Vickery Meadows High School is a public secondary school located in North Dallas, Texas (USA). Hillcrest High School enrolls students in grades 9-12 and is a part of the Dallas Independent School District. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[4]

History[edit]

The school opened in 1938 as Vickery Meadows High School. In 1945 it was renamed to Hillcrest High School[5]

Prior to the 1970s Hillcrest was known as "Hebrew High" due to the number of Jewish students enrolled.[6]

Campus[edit]

The Franklin Stadium is located at Hillcrest. In June 2011 the DISD board voted against renaming the stadium after John McClamrock.[7]

Athletics[edit]

The Hillcrest Panthers compete in the following sports:[8]

Neighborhoods served[edit]

Several Dallas communities such as portions of Preston Hollow (including a portion of Old Preston Hollow, Preston Hollow North, and Preston Hollow West), University Meadows, a small portion of Vickery Meadow, and a portion of Addison are zoned to Hillcrest.[9][10]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nces.ed.gov
  2. ^ Dallas ISD Hillcrest High School]. Retrieved on 4 October 2006. Archived March 16, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Texas Education Agency - School Directory Archived April 18, 2006, at the Wayback Machine. - type in school number "057905006" and select "view report." Retrieved on 4 October 2006.
  4. ^ "2015 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2016-04-22. 
  5. ^ "Schools-Hillcrest High School Archived 2006-10-06 at the Wayback Machine.." http://www.dallasisd.org/. Accessed October 31, 2010.
  6. ^ "40 years of DISD desegregation". Preston Hollow Advocate. 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2017-04-02. 
  7. ^ Haag, Matthew. "Dallas ISD to consider selling naming rights at schools, stadiums." The Dallas Morning News. July 5, 2011. Retrieved on November 26, 2011.
  8. ^ The Athletics Department
  9. ^ "Fall 2008 Hillcrest High School Attendance Zone Grades 9-12." Dallas Independent School District. Archived May 19, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ "Maps." City of Dallas. Accessed October 12, 2008.
  11. ^ "Player Bio: Colin Allred." Baylorbears.net, Retrieved October 31, 2010.
  12. ^ Simnacher, Mark. "John McClamrock: Paralysis didn't keep former Hillcrest football player down." The Dallas Morning News. Saturday March 22, 2008. Retrieved on May 18, 2009. Archived April 27, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  13. ^ Rick Atkison. "Ex-Pro Pegram Helping Others Reach Fitness Goals." McKinneyNews.net, September 14, 2006. Retrieved October 31, 2010.
  14. ^ Ken Parish Perkins. "Ajai Sanders stands up to any naysayers," The Dallas Morning News, May 19, 1992.
  15. ^ "NBA.com: Kurt Thomas Info Page." NBA.com, Retrieved October 31, 2010. Archived April 28, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  16. ^ Bascom Palmer Eye institute.Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, J. W. Harbour, M.D.

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