Berthoud High School
|Berthoud High School|
|850 Spartan Avenue, Berthoud, Colorado 80513
|Motto||Empower to learn, challenge to achieve, inspire to excel.|
|School district||Thompson R-2J School District|
|Number of students||~650|
|Color(s)||Maroon and White|
Berthoud High School is a secondary school in Berthoud, Colorado. At Berthoud High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Berthoud High School is 35 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 13 percent. Berthoud High School is 1 of 5 high schools in the Thompson School District R-2J. The school boasts a high graduation rate, and over 80% of graduates will go on to higher education. They can also boast about having a student going to Harvard University next year after graduating from Berthoud. The school has a graduating class of 143 in 2012-2013, and the total number of students at Berthoud averages around 600. The principal of Berthoud High School is Chris Garcia, the Assistant Principal is Chase McBride.
The sports and extracurricular teams have a high success rate; in 2007 the football team won the state championship, and several of the members of the forensics team have gone to compete in the National Forensics League almost every year. Their Robotics teams are some of the best in the world. Over the course of the last year, FBLA opened the popular school store. Our store is run by student members, providing them with valuable business experience, and sells everything a Spartan needs for a successful school day. FBLA also had two top ten finishers in computer problem solving competitions.
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