Kathleen High School

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Kathleen High School
Address
Kathleen High School is located in Florida
Kathleen High School
Kathleen High School
Kathleen High School is located in the United States
Kathleen High School
Kathleen High School
1100 Red Devil Way

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33805

Coordinates28°3′24.6″N 81°59′43.6″W / 28.056833°N 81.995444°W / 28.056833; -81.995444
Information
School typePublic school
Motto"Mighty Red Devils"
Established1928
School districtPolk County Public Schools
PrincipalJohnnie Jackson
Teaching staff118
Enrollment2,217[1] (2016-17)
Color(s)Red, white and black
              
MascotRed Devil
AccreditationsSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools
Website

Kathleen High School is the second oldest of four high schools in Lakeland, Florida, United States. It was originally housed north of its present location, at the site of the current Kathleen Middle School.[2] It is currently the smallest of the city's public high schools.

Academic programs[edit]

  • Central Florida Aerospace Academy (CFAA),[3] as of the 2008-2009 school year
    • The program focuses on Pre-Engineering and Avionics.
  • Criminal Justice [4]
  • Distrotek [5]
  • Fire Academy [6]
  • Preschool Academy, [7] as of the 2008-2009 school year

Activities and clubs[edit]

  • Chorus
  • Drama Club
  • Band
  • Television Production (IgnitionTV)
  • Cheerleading
  • Future Farmers of America
  • AFJROTC (Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps)
  • Criminal Justice

Athletics[edit]

  • Baseball (boys) / softball (girls)
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Controversy[edit]

In July 2015, former Central Florida Aerospace Academy instructor Jennifer Fichter was sentenced to 22 years in prison for having consensual sexual relations with three male teenagers.[8]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KATHLEEN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  2. ^ School Improvement Plans, 2007-2008, Polk County School District
  3. ^ Central Florida Aerospace Academy (CFAA)
  4. ^ Kathleen High School Criminal Justice Academy
  5. ^ Kathleen High School Distrotek Academy
  6. ^ Kathleen High School Fire Academy
  7. ^ Kathleen High School Preschool Academy
  8. ^ http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/florida-ex-teacher-gets-22-years-for-sex-with-three-students/ar-AAcvtoc?ocid=ansnewsNYDailyNews11