Moore High School (Oklahoma)

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Moore High School
Moore High School (Oklahoma) logo.png
Address
300 North Eastern Avenue
Moore, Oklahoma 73160
United States
Coordinates 35°20′25″N 97°28′32″W / 35.34028°N 97.47556°W / 35.34028; -97.47556Coordinates: 35°20′25″N 97°28′32″W / 35.34028°N 97.47556°W / 35.34028; -97.47556
Information
Type Public
Established 1968
Locale Suburban
Principal Mike Coyle
Teaching staff 127.60 (FTE)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,291 (2013-2014)
Student to teacher ratio 17.95
Color(s)          Red & Royal Blue
Nickname Lions
Website
[1]

Moore High School is a four-year comprehensive high school located in Moore, Oklahoma, a suburb south of Oklahoma City. The school offers several Advanced Placement courses including AP Government, AP Studio Art, AP Literature and AP Psychology.

The path of the 2013 Moore tornado barely missed the school, and students were kept inside the school gym as the tornado approached around 15 minutes before school was dismissed.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 2,291 students enrolled in 2013-2014 was:

  • Male - 52.9%
  • Female - 47.1%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 8.7%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 2.4%
  • Black - 7.9%
  • Hispanic - 11.0%
  • White - 53.4%
  • Multiracial - 16.6%

36.4% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Moore HS". ed.gov. Retrieved 12 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Wright, Scott (May 20, 2013). "High schools: Practices called off long before tornado hit Moore". The Oklahoman. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Scout.com - College Sports, Football Recruiting, NFL, Fantasy Advice & More Front Page". scout.com. Retrieved 12 December 2015. 
  4. ^ Cooper, Scott & Jones, Preston (February 9, 2006). "Dirty Little Secret". Oklahoma Gazette. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Moore Honors Toby Keith". The Oklahoman. March 16, 1994. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Tuesday's highlights of note". The Oklahoman. March 5, 2006. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 

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