Austin High School (Alabama)

Austin High School is located in Decatur, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Decatur City Schools System and enrolls over 1,400 students. Since its establishment in 1962, Austin has been one of two high schools in the Decatur area. It boasts a variety of programs.[2][3][4][5][6]

Austin High School
Address
3004 Modaus Rd..

,
35603

United States
Coordinates34°33′50″N 87°02′56″W / 34.564°N 87.049°W / 34.564; -87.049Coordinates: 34°33′50″N 87°02′56″W / 34.564°N 87.049°W / 34.564; -87.049
Information
School typePublic
Motto“once a black bear, always a black bear. ”
Established1962 (New building =2018)
School districtDecatur City Schools
PrincipalMelissa Scott
Teaching staff76.38 (FTE)[1]
Grades10-12
Enrollment1,075 (2018-19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio14.07[1]
Color(s)Burnt Orange & Black         
NicknameBlack Bears
RivalDecatur High School
YearbookBruin
Website

SportsEdit

BasketballEdit

Austin has won three state championships in boys' basketball, in 1969, 1973, 1993.[citation needed]

Cross-countryEdit

The girls' team won the state championship in 2002.[citation needed]

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Austin High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved May 4, 2020.
  2. ^ "Austin High School - Decatur". dcs.edu. Archived from the original on 9 September 2013. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Austin High School". greatschools.org. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Austin High School". trulia.com. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Austin High School". publicschoolreview.com. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  6. ^ "Austin High School". schooldigger.com. Retrieved 7 March 2014.

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