Lawton High School (Oklahoma)

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Lawton High School
Lawton Wolverines
Location
601 Northwest Fort Sill Boulevard
Lawton, Oklahoma, Comanche County 73505
United States
Information
Type Co-Educational, Public, Secondary
Established 1901
School district Lawton Public Schools
Authority OSDE
Principal Dr. Regina DeLoach
Faculty 94
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1,936
Student to teacher ratio 1:21
Color(s)      Black
     Scarlet
     White
Athletics conference 6A District 2
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheer, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Pom, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling
Mascot Wolverine Wolverine.jpg
Rivals Eisenhower High School & MacArthur High School
Average ACT scores 20.1
Newspaper The Tatler
Yearbook The Lore
Website

Lawton High School (LHS) was the first high school built in Lawton, Oklahoma. Lawton High is located at 601 Northwest Fort Sill Boulevard in Lawton, Oklahoma. The school was originally housed in a building on 800 Southwest 'C' Avenue, which later came to be the Central Junior High building until the junior high was also moved to 1201 Northwest Fort Sill Boulevard. Old Lawton High School on C Avenue is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Curriculum[edit]

Lawton High School offers typical American academic courses such as English, mathematics and science, but also an Oklahoma social studies course as required by Oklahoma state law.[1]

Oklahoma high schools must provide a physical education course designed to provide a minimum of 150 minutes of physical education per week, unless provided an exemption by the Oklahoma State Department of Education due to undue hardship.[1]

Clubs and organizations[edit]

Lawton High School sponsors the following clubs and organizations for the student body: Academic Team, Art Club, Bell Guards, Big Red Band, Cheerleaders, Close Up, Crimestoppers, Drama Club, Ebony Society, FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes), FFA (Future Farmers of America), French Club, German Club, Highsteppers, JROTC (Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps), Key Club, National Honor Society, Native American Club, Scrapbook Club, Open Doors, Orchestra, Spanish Club, Media Production, Stomp Team, Student Council,[2] The Tatler Newspaper, The Lore Yearbook, Vocal Music.[3]

Athletics championships[edit]

Oklahoma 6A
  • Football: 2014 Runner Up, 2016 Runner Up
Oklahoma 5A
  • Football: 1987
  • Wrestling: 1989, 1992, 1993
  • Wrestling: National Champions 1993
Oklahoma 4A
  • Football: 1970
  • Boys Track: 1974, 1976
    • 110 Hurdles State Meet Record: 1980
Oklahoma 2A
  • Baseball: 1959, 1962, 1964, 1965
  • Boys Basketball: 1962
  • Football: 1962, 1963
  • Boys Track: 1960, 1961, 1962
Oklahoma A
  • Boys Tennis
    • Singles: 1966
  • Girls Tennis: 1958, 1959, 1962
    • Doubles: 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1966
    • Singles: 1959, 1962
Oklahoma Class 1
  • Girls Basketball: 1928
  • Girls Golf: 1939

Notable alumni[edit]

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Coordinates: 34°37′02″N 98°24′13″W / 34.617144°N 98.403671°W / 34.617144; -98.403671