Queen Anne's County High School

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Queen Anne's County High School
Queen Anne's County High School (Centreville, Maryland - 2008).jpg
Address
125 Ruthsburg Road
Queen Annes County, Maryland
Centreville, MD, Maryland, 21617
USA
Information
Type Public high school
Opened 1966
School board Mr. Vito Tinelli, Mrs. Cynthia Todd, Mrs. Lisa Darden, Mr. Edward Miller, Fred Mcneil
School district Queen Anne's County Public Schools
Superintendent Dr. Carol Williamson
Dean Tracey Kenna
Principal Conrad Judy
Grades 9-12
Language English
Campus Rural
School color(s) Green and Gold
Slogan "Pride Of The Eastern Shore"
Athletics conference North Bayside
Mascot Lion
Nickname QA
Rival Kent Island Buccaneers
Newspaper Paw Press
Yearbook "The Pride"
Website

Queen Anne's County High School (QACHS) is a four-year public high school in Centreville, MD, Queen Anne's County, Maryland, United States. It is one of 2 public high schools in Queen Anne's County along with Kent Island High School.

Overview[edit]

The school is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the town of Centreville, MD. The school is on Maryland Route 304, south of Maryland Route 305, east of Maryland Route 213, and west of U.S. Route 301. The current building was built in 1966.

The school was created with the desegregation of the school system in 1966, twelve years after Brown vs. Board of Education was ruled. The high school for African Americans, the Kennard School, was closed and turned into the present Kennard Elementary School. The three White schools - Centreville High School, Sudlersville High School, and Stevensville High School - were closed and turned into middle schools.

The current administration of Queen Anne's High School (July 2012 – present) is Principal - Mrs. Jacquelyn L. Wilhelm; Academic Dean - Mrs. Tracy Kenna; Assistant Principals - Mrs. Deborah Lawrence and Mr. John Marketto,

Students[edit]

Queen Anne' County High School's graduation rate has been fairly steady over the past 13 years. In 2007 the school graduated 85.8%, though it peaked in 2006 at 90.57% and a low of 78.2% in 1997.[1]

The school's population had been steadily rising, though it dipped in the 1998/1999 school year when Kent Island High School opened.

Student population[2]
Year Pop. ±%
1993 1,529 —    
1994 1,519 −0.7%
1995 1,533 +0.9%
1996 1,590 +3.7%
1997 1,636 +2.9%
1998 1,728 +5.6%
1999 1,108 −35.9%
2000 959 −13.4%
2001 935 −2.5%
Year Pop. ±%
2002 912 −2.5%
2003 1,021 +12.0%
2004 1,060 +3.8%
2005 1,094 +3.2%
2006 1,175 +7.4%
2007 1,225 +4.3%
2008 1,199 −2.1%
2009 1,240 +3.4%

Sports[edit]

[3] State Champions

  • 2010 - Boys' Lacrosse [4]
  • 2009 - Swimming
  • 1978 - Baseball[5]

State Finalist

  • Boys' Swimming- 2014
  • Boys' Track & Field- 1985, 2012 [6]
  • Girls' Lacrosse- 2012
  • Boys' Soccer- 2012
  • Ice Hockey (Co-Opp)- 2012
  • Boys' Lacrosse- 2009
  • Football- 2009
  • Girls' Soccer- 2003 [7]

State Semi-Finalist

  • Girls' Lacrosse- 2007, 09, 10, 13, 14
  • Field Hockey- 2011
  • Boys' Lacrosse-1999, 2011
  • Girls' Lacrosse-2011
  • Football-2004, 08, 10 [8]
  • Boys' Soccer- 1974, 1975, 2005, 06 [9]
  • Girls' Soccer- 2004
  • Boys' Lacrosse-1999, 2000[10]
  • Unisex Badminton-1966

State Quarter-Finalist

  • Football- 1985, 1999

See also[edit]

References and notes[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°02′16″N 76°03′03″W / 39.0377°N 76.0507°W / 39.0377; -76.0507