Snow Hill High School

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Snow Hill High School
Address
305 South Church St.
Snow Hill, MD, Maryland 21863
USA
Information
Type Public high school
Opened 1957
School district Worcester Public Schools
Principal Kim Purvis
Grades 9-12
Hours in school day 8am-3pm
Campus rural
School color(s) Maroon and Silver
Athletics conference Bayside South
Sports Football, Golf, Soccer, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling, Basketball Baseball, Softball, Indoor Track, Cross-Country Track, Cheerleading
Mascot The Eagle
Rival Stephen Decatur
Newspaper The Eagle
Website

Snow Hill High School (SHHS) is a four-year public high school in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Maryland, United States. It is one of four public high schools in Worcester County along with Pocomoke High School, Stephen Decatur High School, and the Worcester Technical High School.

Overview[edit]

The school is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the town of Snow Hill, MD. The school is on Maryland Route 12 and between U.S. Route 113 and U.S. Route 113 Business. The current building was built in 1957 with an addition being completed in 1982 and has 70,657 square feet (6,564.3 m2) of space located on 18 acres (7.3 ha) of land.[1]

Students[edit]

Snow Hill High School's graduation rate is very high. In 2007 the school graduated 95.58%, though in 2004 it graduated 100% of seniors.[2]

Although 2006 saw the highest population over the past 10 years with 438 students, the school's population has been steadily declining over the past decade. Currently 316 students are enrolled in the school.

Student population[3]
1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2012 2013 2015
334 363 392 382 375 397 395 411 410 411 400 435 438 431 350 347 316

Band[edit]

The Snow Hill High School Marching Eagles maintain a reputation of pride and excellence. During the past 26 years, the band has performed in 126 competitive events against bands from eighteen different states and the District of Columbia. In this time, the band has received 121 first place awards, four second place awards, and one third place award. The band has placed first in 83 of the last 84 competitions.[4]

The Snow Hill High School Concert Band is also regarded as one of the premier high school band programs on Maryland's Eastern Shore, annually receiving "Superior" ratings at regional band adjudications.

Sports[edit]

State Champions

  • 2008 - Boys' Basketball 1A Champs
  • 2006 - Boys' Baseball[5]
  • 2001 - Boys' Basketball[6]
  • 1989 - Boys' Basketball
  • 1982 - Football[7]
  • 1980 - Football
  • 1979 - Girls' Basketball[8]

See also[edit]

References and notes[edit]

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Coordinates: 38°10′12″N 75°23′26″W / 38.16989°N 75.39052°W / 38.16989; -75.39052