Sickles High School

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Walter L. Sickles High School
7950 Gunn Highway
Tampa, Florida 33626
United States
Coordinates28°04′45″N 82°34′57″W / 28.07929°N 82.5826°W / 28.07929; -82.5826Coordinates: 28°04′45″N 82°34′57″W / 28.07929°N 82.5826°W / 28.07929; -82.5826
TypePublic high school
School districtHillsborough County Public Schools
PrincipalMary Freitas
Teaching staff103
Enrollment2,135[1] (2014-15)
Color(s)Green, grey, and white
Song"Stand Up and Cheer"
RivalsAlonso High School
Gaither High School
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Walter L. Sickles High School is a public high school in Tampa, Florida, United States. Constructed in 1997, it was named for the superintendent of Hillsborough County Public Schools from 1989 to 1996.[6]


As of 2011, Sickles High School was meeting the Adequate Yearly Progress mandated under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.[7]

According to the Florida Department of Education's 2012-13 School Accountability report, Sickles was graded as an "A" school.[8]

Student life[edit]


The school sponsors interscholastic teams for boys and girls in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, and track & field. Young women may also compete in cheerleading, flag football, softball, and volleyball. Young men may also compete in baseball, football, Ice Hockey, and wrestling.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "SICKLES HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 25, 2017.
  2. ^ Sickles HS information page at Hillsorough County Schools; accessed 16 May 2009 Archived November 29, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ staff. "Fall 2012 FHSAA member school student population report". FHSAA. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  4. ^ Sickles HS Administrative directory; accessed 29 May 2012
  5. ^ Sickles HS Staff Directory; accessed 29 May 2012
  6. ^ "Superintendents in the Hillsborough County School District" (PDF). Hillsborough County School District - Organization & Management. Florida Legislature's Office of Policy Analysis and Government Accountability. 2001. pp. 4–23. Retrieved 30 May 2012.
  7. ^ 2011-12 School Report Card for Sickles HS; Florida Department of Education; accessed 16 May 2009
  8. ^ 2007-08 School Accountability Report for Sickles HS; Florida Department of Education; accessed 16 May 2009

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