John S. Battle High School

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John S. Battle High School
21264 Battle Hill Drive
Bristol, Virginia 24202
United States
Coordinates 36°38′33.9″N 82°6′14.5″W / 36.642750°N 82.104028°W / 36.642750; -82.104028Coordinates: 36°38′33.9″N 82°6′14.5″W / 36.642750°N 82.104028°W / 36.642750; -82.104028
School type Public, high school
Founded 1959
School district Washington County School Division
Superintendent Dr. Brian C. Ratliff
Principal Mr. Randy Poole
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 608[1] (2014-15)
Language English
Color(s)           Green and White
Athletics conference Clinch Mountain District
Region D
Mascot Trojan
Rival Virginia High School Abingdon High School
Newspaper Trojan Voice
Feeder schools High Point Elementary and Valley Institue Elementary to Wallace Middle School

John S. Battle High School is a high school located in the Southwest portion of Virginia in Washington County. Built in 1959, the school was named after former Virginia Governor John S. Battle. There have been many additions. The Mason building is in the Northwest quadrant of the school. In the 1970s, it was added to accommodate more than 1000 students. For the 2006-2007 academic school year, the school accommodates over 650 students. The principal is Randy Poole, the vice principal is B. J. Lasley, and the Director of Athletics is Tim Sholes. The department chairs, and therefore the curriculum coordinators for their area, are Jennifer Daniel for English, Mike Posey for Social Studies, Teresa Austin for Math, Jane Fleenor for Science, and Angela Hale for Foreign Languages.

Extracurricular activities[edit]


John Battle won the state championships for baseball in 2000 and 2001. [2]


John Battle won the state championships for volleyball in 1989 and 1991.


The John Battle Girls' Tennis team won the 2008 state championship.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "John S. Battle High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 26, 2017. 
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  3. ^ Dent, Bucky. "John Battle Wins State Team And Double Title, Captures Triple Crown". Bristol, VA: Bristol Herald Courier. Archived from the original on 2008-06-09. Retrieved 2008-06-08. 

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