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Astronaut High School is located in Brevard County, in the city of Titusville, Florida, United States. It is part of the Brevard County School District. The school's name comes from its location, near the Kennedy Space Center. The school was built in 1972. The school's motto is "pride in community, passion in learning". The current principal is Krista Miller.

Astronaut High School
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Astronaut High School is located in Florida
Astronaut High School
Astronaut High School
Astronaut High School is located in the United States
Astronaut High School
Astronaut High School
800 War Eagle Boulevard

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32796

United States
Coordinates28°37′30″N 80°51′4″W / 28.62500°N 80.85111°W / 28.62500; -80.85111Coordinates: 28°37′30″N 80°51′4″W / 28.62500°N 80.85111°W / 28.62500; -80.85111
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TypePublic
MottoPride in community, passion in learning
Established1972
School districtBrevard County School District
PrincipalKrista Miller
Teaching staff62.00 (FTE)
Grades9-12
Enrollment1,126[1] (2016-17)
Student to teacher ratio18.26
Color(s)         
Fight song"You've Said it All"
NicknameWar Eagles
RivalTitusville High School
Website
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AcademicsEdit

Astronaut High School offers academics for students to reach their full potential to be successful once they graduate. They offer two academies within the school. The Health Sciences Academy [3] offers courses for students who are interested in the medical field after graduations. Students within this academy also have the opportunity to test to become Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). The Fine Arts Academy is an academy offered to students who have a passion for the fine arts such as music and theater. [4] Astronaut High School also offers AVID which offer students college preparatory courses to ensure enrollenment to a four-year college[5]. The school also offers dual enrollment courses through Eastern Florida State College where students can become eligible to complete their Associate of the Arts degree at the time of graduation[6].

The library was recognized as one of the top ten in the state in 2010.[7]

AthleticsEdit

State champion teamsEdit

  • Girls' Basketball Champions (Class 4A) in 2006 and 2009[8]
  • Boys' Track and Field State Champions 1976 (Class 3A) and 2000 (Class 2A)[9]
  • Boys' Cross Country State Champions 1978, 1979 and 1980 (Class 3A)[10]
  • Boys' Tennis State Champions 1990, 1992 and 1994 (Class 3A)[11]
  • Wrestling State Champions 1999 (Class 4A)[12]
  • Girls' Cross Country State Champions 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984 and 1985 (Class 3A)[13]
  • Girls' Volleyball State Champions (Class 3A) 1980[14]
  • Girls' Track and Field State Champions (Class 3A) 1979[15]*
  • Girls Softball State Champions (class 3A)

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ASTRONAUT HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  2. ^ "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Astronaut High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Overview / Academy of Health Sciences". www.brevardschools.org. Retrieved 2019-05-30.
  4. ^ "Overview / Academy of Fine Arts". www.brevardschools.org. Retrieved 2019-05-30.
  5. ^ "Overview / AVID". www.brevardschools.org. Retrieved 2019-05-30.
  6. ^ "Academics / Homepage". www.brevardschools.org. Retrieved 2019-05-30.
  7. ^ "Saturn Elementary, Astronaut High among top school libraries in state". Florida Today. 2010-08-04.
  8. ^ "Records" (PDF). www.fhsaa.org.
  9. ^ "Records" (PDF). www.fhsaa.org.
  10. ^ "Records" (PDF). www.fhsaa.org.
  11. ^ "Records" (PDF). www.fhsaa.org.
  12. ^ "Records" (PDF). www.fhsaa.org.
  13. ^ "Records" (PDF). www.fhsaa.org.
  14. ^ "Records" (PDF). www.fhsaa.org.
  15. ^ "Records" (PDF). www.fhsaa.org.
  16. ^ Cris Collinsworth. "Cris Collinsworth, WR". Nfl.com. Retrieved 2014-04-07.
  17. ^ "Wilber Marshall, OLB". Nfl.com. 2013-12-30. Retrieved 2014-04-07.
  18. ^ Daniel Tosh: An Unauthorized Biography. Google Books. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  19. ^ "Aaron Walker, TE". Nfl.com. Retrieved 2014-04-07.

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