Washington High School (Maryland)

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Washington High School
Address
10902 Old Princess Anne Road
Princess Anne, Maryland
United States
Information
Type Public High School (8-12)
Motto Wisdom, Honor, and Success
School district Somerset County Public Schools
Principal Sydney Hankerson
Grades 8-12
Color(s)

Maroon and Gold

         
Mascot Jaguars
Website

Washington High School (WHS) is a public high school in Somerset County, Maryland, United States. The school handles five grades: 8th and 9th grade are handled in an "academy" section of the school, while grades 10 through 12 are handled as high school.[1]

The school is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the town of Princess Anne in Somerset County. The school is within walking distance of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on Maryland Route 675, and just east of US 13.

The current building was constructed in 1975 and is 129,534 square feet (12,034.1 m2) is size. The school property is 32.14 acres (130,100 m2).[2]

Students[edit]

Washington's graduation rate has been steadily rising over the past 12 years. In 2007, 81.7% of the class of 2007 graduated, up from 70.4% in 1996.[3]

Washington High School is a fairly small high school. In 2007, the school was near its 12-year high enrollment with 649 students, though 673 were enrolled in 2006.

Student population [4]
2007 649
2006 673
2005 655
2004 502
2003 478
2002 487
2001 486
2000 515
1999 533
1998 550
1997 561
1996 606
1995 599
1994 608
1993 591

Sports[edit]

State Champions

  • 2000 - Girls' Field Hockey [5]
  • 1999 - Girls' Field Hockey
  • 1985 - Softball [6]
  • 1982 - Baseball [7]
  • 1975 - Boys' Basketball [8]
  • 1959 - Boys' Track & Field [9]
  • 1958 - Boys' Track & Field
  • 1955 - Boys' Track & Field
  • 1954 - Boys' Track & Field
  • 1953 - Boys' Track & Field

Finalist

  • 2013 - Boys' Basketball
  • 2012 - Boys' Soccer
  • 1995 - Softball
  • 1989 - Baseball
  • 1984 - Softball
  • 1975 - Baseball
  • 1972 - Boys' Basketball
  • 1957 - Boys' Track & Field
  • 1949 - Boys' Basketball
  • 1948 - Boys' Basketball

Semi-Finals

  • 2011 - Boys' Soccer
  • 2010 - Boys' Soccer
  • 2003 - Football [10]
  • 1998 - Girls' Basketball [11]
  • 1996 - Girls' Basketball
  • 1983 - Baseball
  • 1980 - Baseball

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Robert Scott Davis - Associate Judge, Maryland 2nd District Court
  • Daniel M. Long - Circuit Administration Judge, Maryland 1st District Court, former member of Maryland House of Delegates.
  • Charles Brown - Jazz and Pop Music Recording Artist, Producer, Composer

References and notes[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°12′31″N 75°41′50″W / 38.2085°N 75.6973°W / 38.2085; -75.6973