Sickles High School

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Walter L. Sickles High School
7950 Gunn Highway
Tampa, Florida 33626
United States
Coordinates 28°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
Type Public high school
Established 1997
School district Hillsborough County Public Schools
Principal Jake Russell
Teaching staff 103
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2,085 (Fall 2012)
Color(s) Green, grey, and white
Song "Stand Up and Cheer"
Nickname Gryphons
Rivals Alonso High School
Gaither High School
Steinbrenner High School
Yearbook Sollerette

Walter L. Sickles High School is a public high school in Tampa, Florida, United States. It was constructed in 1997, it was named for the superintendent of Hillsborough County Public Schools from 1989 to 1996.[5]


As of 2011, Sickles High School was meeting the Adequate Yearly Progress mandated under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.[6]

According to the Florida Department of Education's 2012-13 School Accountability report, Sickles was graded as an "A" school.[7]

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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.

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