Window Rock High School

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Window Rock High School
Location
Fort Defiance, Arizona 86504
Information
School type Public high school
Established Mid-1950s
School district Window Rock Unified School District
Principal Donna M. Manuelito
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 728 students (Oct. 2010)
Color(s) Columbia blue, white, gray
Mascot Fighting Scouts
Website

Window Rock High School is a public high school in Fort Defiance, Arizona. WRHS is the only high school in the Window Rock Unified School District.

History[edit]

The school district opened by the mid-1950s, with high school students two years later. The first students graduated in 1958 and 1959, and the school was completed in 1960.

A devastating fire burned the school to the ground early in April 1981, causing $5 million in damage. A new school was built later in the decade.

Demographics[edit]

Window Rock High School had an enrollment of 728 students on October 1, 2010.[1] 99% of the students are of Navajo ancestry. The school serves students throughout the surrounding area including Fort Defiance, St. Michaels, Sawmill, Hunters Point, Oak Springs, and several others.

Athletics[edit]

The school's athletic programs are known as the "Fighting Scouts". It is a member of the Arizona Interscholastic Association's 3A Conference.

Notable alumni[edit]

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