Jacksonville High School (Jacksonville, Texas)

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Jacksonville High School
Jacksonville August 2017 34 (Jacksonville High School).jpg
1210 Corinth Road
Jacksonville, Texas 75766-0631
United States
Coordinates 31°57′12″N 95°15′04″W / 31.9533°N 95.2512°W / 31.9533; -95.2512Coordinates: 31°57′12″N 95°15′04″W / 31.9533°N 95.2512°W / 31.9533; -95.2512
School type Public high school
School district Jacksonville Independent School District
Principal Karen Kubara
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,210[1] (2014-2015)
Color(s)           Royal Blue and Gold
Athletics conference UIL District 17 Class 5A
Mascot Fightin' Indians/Maidens

Jacksonville High School is a 5A public high school located in Jacksonville, Texas (USA). It is part of the Jacksonville Independent School District located in north central Cherokee County. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]


Jacksonville High School has recently undergone the first major construction since the late '50s and is now more open to accommodate for the recent switch to a 5A public high school.


The Jacksonville Indians compete in the following sports:[3]


Jacksonville and rival Nacogdoches played in the longest high-school football game in history, a 12-overtime affair in 2010 which resulted in Jacksonville winning 84-81.[4] Only four years later the two would play a (short, by comparison) five-overtime game, with Jacksonville again winning, this time 85-79.[5]

State Titles[edit]

  • Boys Basketball - [6]
    • 1956(2A)
  • One Act Play - [7]
    • 1952(1A), 1956(1A), 1960(3A)
  • Honor Band (Texas Music Educators Association) - [1]
    • 1986(4A)

Notable alumni[edit]


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