Wapahani High School

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Wapahani High School
Location
10401 East County Road 167 South
Selma, Indiana, Delaware County 47383
United States
Coordinates 40°10′04″N 85°15′50″W / 40.167659°N 85.263950°W / 40.167659; -85.263950Coordinates: 40°10′04″N 85°15′50″W / 40.167659°N 85.263950°W / 40.167659; -85.263950
Information
Type Public high school
Established 1967
School district Liberty-Perry Community Schools
Superintendent Bryan Rausch
Principal Mark Fahey
Faculty 23
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 351
Color(s)               
Team name Raiders
Website

Wapahani High School is a high school located near Selma, Indiana. The school is the only high school for the community, which is served by Liberty-Perry Community Schools.

History[edit]

Wapahani High School was founded in 1967 to replace Selma and Center High Schools. Wapahani is a Delaware Indian word for White River, whose west fork runs a few hundred yards behind the school. The name was chosen by the daughter of Ardis Bailey, who was a secretary at Selma High School.

Former Principal Mike Schuck resigned from his position at the end of the 2010-2011 school year. The principal after Schuck resigned was Chad Briggs.[1][not in citation given]

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 356 students enrolled for the 2012-2013 school year was:

  • Male = 47.2%
  • Female - 52.8%
  • Hispanic - 1.1%
  • White - 96.6%
  • Multiracial - 2.3%

In addition, 39.3% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunches.[2]

Athletics[edit]

The Raiders are members of the Mid-Eastern Conference. The following IHSAA sanctioned sports are offered at Wapahani:[3]

  • Baseball (boys)
    • State champion - 2014[4]
  • Basketball (girls & boys)
  • Cross country (girls & boys)
  • Golf (girls & boys)
  • Soccer (girls & boys)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Track (girls & boys)
  • Volleyball (girls)
    • State champion - 2002, 2011, 2012, 2015[4]
  • Wrestling (boys)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "School Snapshot, Wapahani High School". Indiana Department of Education. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Wapahani High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 4 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "2014-2015 School Directory" (.pdf). www.ihsaa.org. IHSAA. p. 121. Retrieved 4 August 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "IHSAA State Championships by School". ihsaa.org. Retrieved 4 August 2015. 

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