Humboldt High School (Iowa)

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Humboldt High School
Humboldt High School (Iowa).jpg
1500 Wildcat Rd.
Humboldt, Iowa 50548
United States
Coordinates 42°42′58″N 94°13′48″W / 42.716111°N 94.23°W / 42.716111; -94.23Coordinates: 42°42′58″N 94°13′48″W / 42.716111°N 94.23°W / 42.716111; -94.23
Type Public High School
Motto Learning and Successful for All
Established 1967
School district Humboldt Community School District
Superintendent Greg Darling
Principal Lori Westhoff
Assistant Principal Greg Thomas
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 458[1] (2012-2013)
Campus Rural
Color(s)           Royal Blue & Gold
Athletics conference North Central Conference
Mascot Victor E
Nickname Wildcats

Humboldt High School is a public, co-educational high school in Humboldt, Iowa. It is a part of Humboldt Community School District, and serves grades nine through twelve.


Humboldt High School has about a 17:1 student / teacher ratio. There are about 389 students enrolled in Humboldt High.[2]


R. Wesley Carlson auditorium is in the west portion of the school, and is used for school events such as musicals, plays, and band and chorus concerts. Carlson, for whom the auditorium was named, was a superintendent at Humboldt from 1970-1989 and the auditorium was dedicated in his honor June 19, 1989. There is seating for 450 attendees.[citation needed]


Humboldt High School offers many opportunities through athletic and co-curricular activities.


Humboldt High offers many athletics a student can be involved in. Some include volleyball, football, girls and boys cross country, girls and boys basketball, wrestling, girls and boys track & field, soccer, girls and boys golf, baseball, and softball .[3] Humboldt Football was 12-1 in 2006, and won a Class 3A State Championship.


Humboldt High also offers many co-curricular activities to their students.[3] Some of these are vocal and instrumental music, musicals, KMO, Quiz Bowl, JETS, Science Bowl, and FFA.

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  1. ^ "Iowa School District Profiles Humboldt" (PDF). Iowa State University. June 2013. Retrieved May 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ Student Teacher Ratio Humboldt High School - Humboldt, Iowa - IA
  3. ^ a b Activities
  4. ^ "Bruce Reimers". The Pro Football Archives. Retrieved May 27, 2014. 
  5. ^ Hirsley, Michael (December 12, 2005). "Hero still has hold on town". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved May 27, 2014. 
  6. ^ Mishak, Michael (September 21, 2008). "Porter: Played in rock bands, learned about responsibility early". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved May 27, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Dresser joins festival slate". Northern Virginia Daily. April 8, 2011. Retrieved May 27, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Tony Ersland Named Head Wrestling Coach". Purdue Athleticsaccessdate=July 9, 2015. May 23, 2014. 
  9. ^ Crowe, Jerry (January 17, 1989). "He's Opening NCAA's Door : Schultz Closes Gap Between Members and Organization". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 27, 2014. 

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