Rogers High School (Arkansas)

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Rogers High School
Address
2300 South Dixieland Road
Rogers, Arkansas 72758
United States
Coordinates 36°17′59.6″N 94°8′48.6″W / 36.299889°N 94.146833°W / 36.299889; -94.146833Coordinates: 36°17′59.6″N 94°8′48.6″W / 36.299889°N 94.146833°W / 36.299889; -94.146833
Information
Type Public High School
Motto "It's a GREAT day to be a Mountie!"
Established 1922
School district Rogers School District
NCES District ID 0511970[1]
CEEB code 042165
NCES School ID 051197000958[2]
Principal Lewis Villines
Faculty 132
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1997 (2015-2016[2])
Color(s) Royal Blue and White          
Athletics conference 7A West
Mascot Mountie
Nickname Mountaineers
Rival Rogers Heritage High School
Accreditation AdvancED
USNWR ranking      Silver Award
#881 (National)
#3 (State)[3]
National ranking #81
Newspaper Mountie Spectrum [1]
Yearbook The Mountaineer
Affiliations Arkansas Activities Association (AAA)
Football MountiesFootball.com
Website

Rogers High School is a public high school for students in grades nine through twelve located in Rogers, Arkansas. Rogers High School is managed by the Rogers School District and served by the main feeder schools of Elmwood Middle School and Kirksey Middle School.

History[edit]

Established in 1922 to support the education of residents in Rogers and nearby communities. As of the 2008-09 school year, with the opening of Heritage High School on the site of the old high school and a massive school realignment, Rogers High School houses grades nine through twelve in one building. With the recent increase in students, the Rogers "New Tech Highschool" has been opened as one of the three highschools now in the Rogers School District.

Curriculum[edit]

The comprehensive curriculum at Rogers High School is accredited by AdvancED and the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE). Students may participate in regular and Advanced Placement (AP) coursework and exams prior to graduation. The Rogers Heritage High School provides approved curriculum approved by the Arkansas Department of Education. In 2012, Rogers High School was awarded the Silver Award from U.S. News & World Report Top 1,000 High Schools in America with a No. 4 ranking in Arkansas and No. 881 nationally.[3] For 2010, Rogers was ranked No. 1148 in the Newsweek ranking of the top six percent of public high schools.[4]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

The Rogers High mascot is the "Mountaineer"; frequently shortened to "Mountie". The school colors are royal blue and white. Rogers Mounties compete in interscholastic competition at the state's largest classification level (7A) in the 7A West Conference administered by the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA). Activities include baseball, basketball (boys/girls), bowling (boys/girls), competitive cheer, cheer, cross country (boys/girls), competitive dance, dance, debate, football, golf (boys/girls), soccer (boys/girls), softball, speech, swimming (boys/girls), tennis (boys/girls), track (boys/girls), volleyball and wrestling.

Rogers boasts the state's most successful girls cross country program with a state-record 17 state championships between 1980 and 2011, including six (1980-1985) and five (1989-1993) consecutive titles, respectively. The boy's squad has raced its way to 16 state cross country titles between 1988 and 2008 with seven consecutive banners raised from 2002 to 2008. The girls soccer team has won 3 consecutive state titles (2004, 2005, 2006). The girls tennis team won its first state tennis championship in 2012. The girls bowling team won their first state bowling championship in 2012. In baseball, Rogers knocked in a state record 11 home runs, including 6 in a single game in the 1999 state tournament.[5]

For 2012-14, the 7A West Conference consists of:

In 2012, sprinter and former Arkansas Track and Field Walk-On Chase Lamers was awarded the Gatorade State Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year award.[6]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Rogers School District". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved Aug 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Rogers High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved Aug 20, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Best High Schools, Arkansas". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved Aug 20, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Arkansas schools on Newsweek best list". ArkTimes.com. Retrieved Aug 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ "2012-13 Arkansas State Sports Record Book". Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved Aug 20, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Arkansas Boys Track Athlete of the Year". ESPN. Retrieved Aug 21, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Stephanie Malone, R-77". arkansashouse.org. Retrieved January 5, 2014. 

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