Klein Collins High School

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Klein Collins High School
Klein ISD Klein Collins High School.jpg
Address
20811 Ella Boulevard
Spring, Texas 77388
United States
Coordinates 30°03′40″N 95°28′41″W / 30.061015°N 95.478153°W / 30.061015; -95.478153Coordinates: 30°03′40″N 95°28′41″W / 30.061015°N 95.478153°W / 30.061015; -95.478153
Information
Type Public high school
Motto "Excellence Without Compromise"
Established August 9, 2001
Principal Randy Kirk
Faculty 201.8 FTEs[1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 3,580 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Student to teacher ratio 17.7:1[1]
Color(s) Navy blue and Vegas gold with cardinal red as an accent
Athletics conference UIL Class 6A
Team name Tigers
Newspaper Legacy Press
Yearbook Legacy
Information 832-484-5500
Website

Klein Collins High School is a public high school located at 20811 Ella Boulevard in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, United States. The school serves students in grades 9 through 12, as part of the Klein Independent School District. The 555,000-square-foot (51,600 m2) school sits on a 117.5-acre (0.476 km2) site.[2]

The school serves several sections of unincorporated Harris County, including sections of Forest Ridge.[3]

By board policy of the district, all senior high schools must have "Klein" as the first word of their names, in honor of Adam Klein. Klein Collins also honors Dr. Don Collins, superintendent of the Klein School District for 29 years.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 3,580 students and 201.8 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 17.7:1. There were 781 students (21.8% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 264 (7.4% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[1]

The school's official student newspaper is the Legacy Press.[4]

History[edit]

Klein Collins was, as of August 2008, Klein ISD's newest high school [3]; Klein Collins opened on August 9, 2001 with Ms. Mindy Spurlock as the opening principal. RWS Architects designed the now 602,000-square-foot (55,900 m2) campus and Marshall Construction Company, who received the contract to build Klein Collins on May 10, 1999, built the campus at an approximate cost of $51,000,000 exclusive of furniture and equipment. The campus, built in two separate phases, opened on August 9, 2001 with 1,092 students and a capacity for 3,100 students [4].

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2009-2010 school year, the student body consisted of:[5]

  • 52.9% White
  • 26.4% Hispanic
  • 11.7% African American
  • 8.3% Asian/Pacific Islander
  • .7% other

Feeder pattern[edit]

The following elementary schools feed into Klein Collins:[6]

  • Benfer
  • Haude
  • Kreinhop
  • Lemm
  • Kuehnle (partial)
  • Roth
  • Zwink

The following intermediate schools feed into Klein Collins:

  • Schindewolf
  • Strack
  • Hildebrandt

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d School data for Klein Collins H S, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  2. ^ Klein Collins High School
  3. ^ KB Home Community - Forest Ridge - Liberty - Spring, TX
  4. ^ KCLegacyPress.com
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ [2]
  7. ^ Bassel Bawji - 2008-09 Men's Basketball, University of Tulsa. Accessed March 2, 2017.
  8. ^ Smith, Brian T. "Two-sport star Goodson believes true calling is NFL; He once quit football for basketball. Now he's sure where he belongs", Houston Chronicle, January 26, 2014. Accessed March 2, 2017. "Three years later, Goodson drastically altered his life again. Spokane, Wash., was traded for Waco. Coach Art Briles was reviving Baylor football. He extended an open hand to a former Klein Collins cornerback who'd last played the sport in 2005."
  9. ^ Laymance, Reid. "Former A&M RB Mike Goodson arrested in New Jersey", Houston Chronicle, May 17, 2013. Accessed March 2, 2017. "Former Klein Collins and Texas A&M running back Mike Goodson was arrested by New Jersey State Police on Thursday and charged with possession of a loaded firearm and simple possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, police spokesman Lt. Stephen Jones told USA Today."
  10. ^ Reiss, Aaron. "Klein Collins/A&M product Tyler Naquin among AL's top rookies", Houston Chronicle, July 19, 2016. Accessed March 2, 2017. "If that's so, she's seen a Klein Collins grad who is hitting .314 with a .969 OPS in 172 at-bats in his first season with the AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians."

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