Louis D. Brandeis High School

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Louis D. Brandeis High School
Official logo. High res fan vector graphics
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Front panoramic view of Brandeis High School
Address
13011 Kyle Seale Parkway
San Antonio, Texas 78249
United States
Coordinates 29°33′56″N 98°38′47″W / 29.565452°N 98.646286°W / 29.565452; -98.646286Coordinates: 29°33′56″N 98°38′47″W / 29.565452°N 98.646286°W / 29.565452; -98.646286
Information
School type Public high school
Established 2008
School district Northside Independent School District
Principal Geri Berger
Vice Principal Cynthia Barrera
Assistant Principals Eric Craig, Jenna Bloom, Mike McKenna, Leandro Miranda
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2568 [1] (2014)
Color(s)           Orange & Navy Blue
Athletics conference UIL Class 6-A
Mascot Bronco
Rival School Sandra Day O'Connor High School (Helotes, Texas)
Website

Brandeis High School is a 6A public high school located in San Antonio, Texas (USA). It is part of the Northside Independent School District located in northwest Bexar County. All comprehensive high schools in the Northside Independent School District (NISD) are named for US Supreme Court Justices; in this case for Court Justice Louis D Brandeis. In 2013, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

Brandeis serves the Cross Mountain census-designated place.[3][4]


Extracurricular activities[edit]

The school has Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, JROTC, Swimming, Golf, Tennis, Track, Softball, Baseball, Soccer, Choir, Orchestra, Band and Bowling available as activities. NHS (National Honor Society), is a program also available to students who qualify based on grades, extra-curricular activities, service, and leadership.

The Broncos have a robotics team that competes in the FIRST Robotics Competition. The Bronc Botz robotics competition team includes four teams: FRC 3481, FTC 4602, FTC 4008, FTC 6976 and have been to the World Championships in the past three years in St. Louis, Missouri.

Brandeis High School has a notable orchestra program, directed by Kevin Garcia-Hettinger. Recently, the Brandeis Orchestra has entered the TMEA Honors Orchestra competition, ranking 11th overall in the state. In 2012, Brandeis submitted a recording of two selections to the international Midwest Clinic in Chicago, and was one of four chamber ensembles selected to perform there in December 2013.

Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC)[edit]

Brandeis High School's AFJROTC Program (TX-20083) has won several national and regional awards. Recently the Blue Aces Unarmed Drill Team won the title of 2015 Nationals Champions. The current Senior Aerospace Science Instructor (SASI) is Colonel Patrick Lopardi (USAF ret.) and The Aerospace Science Instructors (ASIs) are MSgt. Ken Madden (USAF ret.) and MSgt. James Mangiafico (USAF ret.).

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "2013 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2013-06-15. 
  3. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Cross Mountain CDP, TX." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on September 8, 2016.
  4. ^ "2016-17 High School Attendance Areas Archived 2016-09-08 at the Wayback Machine.." Northside Independent School District. Retrieved on September 8, 2016.

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