Romulus Senior High School

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Romulus Senior High School
Romulus High School logo.png
Address
9650 South Wayne Road

,
48174

Coordinates42°13′59″N 83°23′17″W / 42.233°N 83.388°W / 42.233; -83.388Coordinates: 42°13′59″N 83°23′17″W / 42.233°N 83.388°W / 42.233; -83.388
Information
TypePublic secondary
Motto"Prevail. Invest. Empower. Achieve"
Established1916
School districtRomulus Community School District
SuperintendentFlinnoia Hall III
Teaching staff50.0 (FTE)
Grades9th - 12th
Enrollment892 (2016-17)[1]
Student to teacher ratio19.06
Color(s)Maroon and White         
NicknameEagles
RivalBelleville Tigers
AccreditationNorth Central Assn.
NewspaperThe Wingspan
Website
[2][3]

Romulus Senior High School or Romulus High School is the public high school in the city of Romulus, Michigan in Metro Detroit located at 9650 South Wayne Road, just north of Interstate 94, it is right around the corner from Romulus Middle School. The school's mascot is the Eagle, and the school colors are maroon and white. The current student population is 1,323. Some features are its technology, its pool, and the Carl W. Morris Athletic Field for their sports such as football, soccer, track and field and lacrosse. The Charley Lau Memorial Field and Tennis Courts are located in the back of the school, hosting such sports as baseball, softball, marching band, and color guard practice. The Eagles are members of the Western Wayne Athletic Conference.

History[edit]

Romulus High seen from Wayne Road

In 2013 Inkster High School closed due to the closure of the Inkster School District. Students in the Inkster zone south of Michigan Avenue and west of Middlebelt were rezoned to Romulus High School.[4] This area includes portions of Inkster and Westland.[5][6]

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 953 students enrolled in 2013-2014 was:

  • Male - 51.5%
  • Female - 48.5%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 0.4%
  • Black - 71.0%
  • Hispanic - 2.9%
  • White - 23.0%
  • Multiracial - 2.7%

72.7% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[2]

Athletics[edit]

The following sports are offered at RHS. Unless noted there are teams for both sexes:[7]

  • Baseball (Boys)
  • Basketball
    • 1986 Boys state champion[8]
    • 2013 Boys state champion[8]
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Competitive Cheerleading (Girls)
  • Football (Boys)
  • Golf (Boys)
  • Soccer
  • Softball (Girls)
  • Tennis (Girls)
  • Track & Field
    • 2000 boys state champion[9]
    • 2009 girls state champion[10]
  • Volleyball (Girls)
  • Wrestling (Boys)

The Romulus High School Eagles has a longtime rivalry with the Belleville High School Tigers.

Music[edit]

Romulus High has three regular bands: Symphonic Band, Concert Band, and Jazz Band. The school also has two extra-curricular bands.[citation needed]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Romulus Senior High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Romulus Senior High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
  3. ^ "AdvancED - Institution Summary". advanc-ed.org. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
  4. ^ Smith, Brian. "Inkster schools first to be dissolved; students split across 4 districts." Mlive. July 26, 2013. Retrieved on November 2, 2013.
  5. ^ "NEW SCHOOL DISTRICT BOUNDARIES FOR INKSTER RESIDENTS" (Map). Wayne RESA. Retrieved on April 20, 2014.
  6. ^ "Street Jurisdiction Map" (Archive) City of Westland. Retrieved on April 20, 2014.
  7. ^ "Athletics". Romulus Community Schools. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
  8. ^ a b "Yearly Champions". mhsaa.com. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
  9. ^ "Team Champions". mhsaa.com. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
  10. ^ "Team Champions". mhsaa.com. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
  11. ^ "Kris Clyburn - Men's Basketball". University of Nevada Las Vegas Athletics. Retrieved 2019-04-22.

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