South Hills High School (Texas)

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South Hills High School
South Hills High School (Texas) logo.png
Address
6101 McCart

,
76133

Coordinates32°39′27″N 97°21′32″W / 32.65750°N 97.35889°W / 32.65750; -97.35889Coordinates: 32°39′27″N 97°21′32″W / 32.65750°N 97.35889°W / 32.65750; -97.35889
Information
School typePublic secondary
School districtFort Worth Independent School District
PrincipalRodrigo Durbin
Teaching staff108.29 (FTE)
Grades9-12
Enrollment2,055[1] (2015-16)
Student to teacher ratio17.05
Color(s)Black & White         
NicknameScorpions
Website
[2]

South Hills High School is a 9-12 public high school in Fort Worth, Texas. It is one of 14 zoned high schools in the Fort Worth Independent School District.

History[edit]

South Hills opened in August 1998 with only a freshman class. The first graduating class, and the first year of 9-12 was 2002. The original school consisted of buildings and property purchased from a private school, Trinity Valley School. Roughly 50 portable classrooms and the original Trinity Valley structures were used until a bond issue in 2000 allowed the school as it is now to be constructed.[3]

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 1,537 students enrolled for the 2012-2013 school year was:

  • Male - 51.0%
  • Female - 49.0%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.7%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 3.8%
  • Black - 9.2%
  • Hispanic - 80.5%
  • White - 5.5%
  • Multiracial - 0.3%

Additionally, 75.5% of the students were eligible for free or reduced price lunch.[2]

Athletics[edit]

The South Hills Scorpions offer the following sports:[4]

  • Baseball (boys)
  • Basketball (boys & girls)
  • Cross country (boys & girls)
  • Football (boys)
  • Powerlifting
  • Soccer (boys & girls)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Track (boys & girls)
  • Volleyball (girls)
  • Tennis (boys & girls)

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SOUTH HILLS H S". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for South Hills H S". ed.gov. Retrieved 27 August 2015.
  3. ^ http://southhills.fwisd.org/pages/SouthHills/About_Us
  4. ^ "Home". This is the home of goscorpionsports.com. Retrieved 27 August 2015.

External links[edit]