McKinney High School
|McKinney High School|
|1400 W Wilson Creek Pkwy.
McKinney, Texas 75069
|Type||Public High School|
|Motto||Tradition of Excellence|
|School district||McKinney Independent School District|
|Principal||Alan Arbabi |
|Color(s)||Blue & Gold|
|Athletics conference||UIL Class 6-6A|
|Website||McKinney High School|
McKinney High School (MHS) is located at 1400 Wilson Creek Parkway in McKinney, Texas, and is within the McKinney Independent School District. MHS is the oldest high school in McKinney and the current building opened in 1986, after moving from what is now Faubion Middle School.
Since the Texas Education Agency (TEA) rated the school as Academically Unacceptable following the 2009-10 school year, the school has shown improvement, being rated as Academically Acceptable in all following school years as of 2017. 
Advanced Placement offerings include Art History, Biology, Calculus AB and BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A and AB, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, German Language, Human Geography, Latin Literature, Macroeconomics, Music Theory, Physics C – Mechanics and Electricity/Magnetism, Psychology, Statistics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Studio Art – 2D, 3D, and Drawing, US Government and Politics, US History, and World History.
The McKinney Lions compete in the following sports:
- Cross Country
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field
- The Royal Pride Band includes marching band, color guard, and UIL concert band. Additionally, the band cooperates with other musical departments for full orchestra and musical theater performances.
- MGM Theatre holds classes in all aspects of theatrical production, offering courses in acting, direction, and theatre tech.
- MHS Choir performs in a variety of choral ensembles. Other performances by the choir include musical theater, madrigal dinner, and the 'Porch' concert, featuring popular and contemporary music.
- MHS Orchestra participates in UIL string orchestra, full orchestra, and musical theater performances.
- JROTC 
- McKinney Aviation Academy 
- Brittany Lang, Professional golfer
- Zach Lee, Major League Baseball player
- Matt Lipka, baseball player
- Hunter Mahan, Professional golfer
- Adam Miller Professional baseball player
- Johnny Quinn, Professional football player and U.S. Olympian (bobsled)
- Robert Richardson, NASCAR Driver
- J. Michael Tatum, Anime voice actor for FUNimation
- Sammy Walker, NFL player
- London Woodberry, MLS- FC Dallas
- Nora Zehetner, Actress
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