Kathleen High School

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Kathleen High School
Address

1100 Red Devil Way
Lakeland, Florida, Polk County 33805
United States

28°3′24.588″N 81°59′43.55″W / 28.05683000°N 81.9954306°W / 28.05683000; -81.9954306
Information
School type Public school
Motto "Mighty Red Devils"
Established 1928
School district Polk County Public Schools
Principal Donna Drisdom
Teaching staff 118
Enrollment 1,710[1] (08/2007)
 • Grade 9 572
 • Grade 10 475
 • Grade 11 355
 • Grade 12 308
Color(s) Red, white and black
              
Mascot Red Devils
Accreditations Southern 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]