Mountain View High School (Idaho)

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Mountain View High School
Address
2000 Millennium Way
Meridian, Idaho 83642
United States
Coordinates 43°35′13″N 116°22′05″W / 43.587°N 116.368°W / 43.587; -116.368Coordinates: 43°35′13″N 116°22′05″W / 43.587°N 116.368°W / 43.587; -116.368
Information
Type Public
Established 2003, 14 years ago
School district West Ada S.D. (#2)
Principal Aaron Maybon
Teaching staff 99.32 (FTE)
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2,170 (2013–14)
Student to teacher ratio 21.85
Color(s)              Navy Blue,
Kelly green, & White
Athletics IHSAA Class 5A
Athletics conference Southern Idaho (5A) (SIC)
Nickname Mavericks
Rivals Rocky Mountain, Meridian
Newspaper The Freelancer
Elevation 2,650 ft (810 m) AMSL
Website
[1][2]
MVHS is located in the US
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Location in the United States
MVHS is located in Idaho
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Location in Idaho

Mountain View High School of is a four-year career academy public secondary school in the western United States, located in Meridian, Idaho. Opened fourteen years ago in the fall of 2003, it is the fourth of five traditional high schools in the West Ada School District (#2) and serves its southern portion. The school colors are navy blue, kelly green, and silver, and the mascot is the maverick.

At Mountain View, students are encouraged to choose an academy to be placed in and complete the classes to reach their "major." If a student succeeds, they graduate with a certificate stating that they have indeed "majored." The academies are: SEITH (Science, Engineering, Industrial Technology, and Health), BTHS (Business, Technology, and Human Services), and A&C (Arts and Communication).

Activities[edit]

The marching band claimed first place in the "5A Small" division among other awards, at their yearly District III competition for three consecutive years as well as the High Percussion award for three consecutive years. The Millennium Dancers took home first place in the military category at the 2008 Idaho State Dance and Cheer Competition, then received second place at Miss Dance Drill Team USA Nationals. The varsity speech and debate team placed second out of 70 schools in sweepstakes from the Whitman College tournament for the 2008-09 school year.

Athletics[edit]

Mountain View competes in the IHSAA Class 5A, for the largest schools in the state, and is a member of the Southern Idaho Conference (5A) (SIC). In 2012, Mountain View had the largest enrollment in the state, followed by neighboring Rocky Mountain.[3]

The Mavericks brought home their first two 5A state championship titles in the fall of the 2006, when the boys soccer and boys cross country teams brought home trophies within one week of each other. The wrestling team won state in 2008,[4] and the girls cross country brought in more state trophies in the fall of 2008 and 2010.[5] The boys basketball team won state in 2011 and that spring, the girls track team won their first district and state title, capping an undefeated season; they repeated as state champions in 2012.[6]

State titles[edit]

Boys

  • Cross Country (3): fall 2006, 2014, 2015 [5]
  • Football (1): fall 2016
  • Soccer (1) fall 2006 [7]
  • Basketball (1): 2011 [8]
  • Wrestling (1): 2008 [4]
  • Lacrosse (1) : 2013
  • Rugby (1): 2014 [9]

Girls

  • Cross Country (2): fall 2008, 2010 [5]
  • Track (2): 2011, 2012 [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Case Study" (PDF). AAtronics. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  2. ^ "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Mountain View High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Class figures, 2012–14" (PDF). IHSAA. Retrieved October 11, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b idhsaa.org - Wrestling champions - through 2012
  5. ^ a b c idhsaa.org Cross Country champions through 2011
  6. ^ a b idhsaa.org - Girls Track champions - through 2012
  7. ^ idhsaa.org Soccer & Volleyball champions - through 2011
  8. ^ idhsaa.org - Basketball champions - through 2012
  9. ^ rugbyidaho - Rugby Champions through 2014

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