New Braunfels High School

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New Braunfels High School
New braunfels high school 2014.jpg
Address
2551 Loop 337 North
New Braunfels, Texas 78130
United States
Coordinates 29°43′07″N 98°08′58″W / 29.718594°N 98.149518°W / 29.718594; -98.149518Coordinates: 29°43′07″N 98°08′58″W / 29.718594°N 98.149518°W / 29.718594; -98.149518
Information
School type Public high school
Established 1845
School district New Braunfels Independent School District
Principal Kara Bock
Teaching staff 89.30 (FTE)
Grades 10-12
Enrollment 1,687 (2013-14)
Student to teacher ratio 18.89
Campus type Suburban
Color(s)           Royal Blue & White
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAAAA
Nickname Unicorns
Website
[1]

New Braunfels High School (commonly referred to as NBHS) is a public high school in New Braunfels, Texas (USA) that was established in 1845. Up until 2008, New Braunfels was one of the largest 4A high schools in Texas and now is classified as a 6A school by the UIL as of 2016. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

The Haiti national football team temporarily held training sessions at New Braunfels High School's stadium, as the Stade Sylvio Cator, the team's home field, was being used as a tent city for victims of the earthquake in Haiti in January 2010.[3]

From the official district website: "New Braunfels ISD provides an environment where all students are engaged and empowered to become self-reliant learners in a constantly changing world." [4]

Academics[edit]

Several New Braunfels graduates have been named as Scholars, Finalists, Semi-finalists, and Commended by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Along with the 4 core areas, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and English, NBHS offers many career classes. These range from Business Management to Automotive Technician. New Braunfels High School also offers Advanced Placement classes.

In 2014-2015, New Braunfels High School students scored an average of 1023 (on the critical reading and math sections) on the SAT college admissions test. This is above the state and national averages, which are 956 and 1006 respectively. [5]


Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 1,687 students enrolled in 2013-14 was:

  • Male - 52.6%
  • Female - 47.4%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.9%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 0.8%
  • Black - 1.8%
  • Hispanic - 41.0%
  • White - 54.2%
  • Multiracial - 1.3%

28.2% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[1]

Athletics[edit]

The New Braunfels Unicorns compete in the following sports:[6]

State Titles[edit]

  • Baseball [7]
    • 2006 (4A)
  • Girls Bowling
    • 2003 & 2007
  • Girls Cross County [8]
    • 1993 (4A), 1994 (4A), 1995 (4A)
  • Boys Soccer [9]
    • 1994 (All)
  • Team Tennis [10] [11]
    • 2007 (4A), 2008 (5A), 2009 (5A), 2010 (5A), 2011 (5A), 2012 (5A), 2013 (5A), 2015 (6A)
  • Girls Track [12]
    • 1996 (4A)
  • Volleyball [13]
    • 2000 (4A), 2005 (4A)

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for New Braunfels H S". ed.gov. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "2015 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. 
  3. ^ The Herald-Zeitung, "Haitian soccer team to train in New Braunfels", Chris Cobb, 12 April 2010 (accessed 27 January 2010)
  4. ^ "NBHS Homepage". Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "NBISD News Blog". Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ "UIL Baseball State Champions". uil100.org. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  8. ^ "UIL Girls Cross Country State Champions". uil100.org. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  9. ^ "UIL Boys Soccer State Champions". uil100.org. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  10. ^ "UIL Team Tennis State Champions". uil100.org. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  11. ^ "UIL Team Tennis State Champions". Retrieved 26 September 2016. 
  12. ^ "UIL Girls Track & Field State Champions". uil100.org. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  13. ^ "UIL Volleyball State Champions". uil100.org. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 

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