United High School (Texas)

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United High School
United High School crest
2811 United Ave.
Laredo, Texas, United States
Coordinates 27°37′31″N 99°27′56″W / 27.62522°N 99.46554°W / 27.62522; -99.46554Coordinates: 27°37′31″N 99°27′56″W / 27.62522°N 99.46554°W / 27.62522; -99.46554
Type Public
Established 1963
School district United Independent School District
Principal Alberto Aleman
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 3,600
Color(s) Orange & White
Mascot Longhorn

United High School is a public high school located in the northern portion of Laredo, Texas, United States and is a part of the United Independent School District. Enrollment at United High School is 3,600. A new campus opened on August 24, 2009 for the 2009-2010 school year to alleviate overcrowding at the old campus. Freshman students are currently housed in the old campus. It is currently the most populated school in Laredo, Texas.

Feeder schools[edit]

Feeder middle schools include:

Magnet School[edit]

United High School also houses the United Engineering & Technology Magnet, which has a robotics program


United High School's mascot is the Mighty Longhorn.

Protected School[edit]

The school was built to contain civil defense facilities. United High School was the subject of a 1965 propaganda film issued by the Office of Civil Defense, "The Protected School".

Notable alumni[edit]

Judd Gilpin- UISD Board Member


  1. ^ Alvarado, Celina (July 19, 2006). "Beauty brawl leaves scars". Laredo Morning Times. Laredo, TX: Hearst Corporation. Retrieved February 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "La Barbie" captured in Mexico". KGNS-TV. 30 August 2010. Archived from the original on October 3, 2011. Retrieved 13 November 2012.  "He's a former United High School football player and tonight he sits behind bars."

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