Bainbridge High School (Washington)

Bainbridge High School (BHS) is the sole comprehensive high school within Bainbridge Island School District, serving students in grades 9–12 on Bainbridge Island, Washington.

Bainbridge High School
Location
9330 NE High School Rd

Bainbridge Island
,
WA
98110-2111

United States
Coordinates47°38′11″N 122°31′27″W / 47.636295°N 122.524029°W / 47.636295; -122.524029Coordinates: 47°38′11″N 122°31′27″W / 47.636295°N 122.524029°W / 47.636295; -122.524029
Information
TypeComprehensive Public High School
School districtBainbridge Island School District
SuperintendentDr. Peter Bang-Knudsen
CEEB code481580
PrincipalKristen Haizlip[1]
Grades9–12
Enrollment1,306 (2016-17)[2]
Color(s)     Navy
     Gold
Athletics conferenceMetro League
MascotThe Spartan
NewspaperThe Spartan Standard
YearbookShift (AEGIS 2015–16)
Mission statementto inspire all members of our school community to value learning, think critically and creatively, practice integrity, and act as compassionate citizens.[3]
Website

Courses[4]Edit

Many class course elective opportunities outside of the normal high school course range are available at Bainbridge High School. Some of these courses include:

  • Honors English, Honors American Studies, Honors Geometry, Honors Algebra II, Honors Pre-Calc, Honors Humanities

World LanguagesEdit

  • French (Levels I–III; Advanced)
  • Spanish (Levels I-III; Advanced; AP)

Advanced Placement CoursesEdit

AthleticsEdit

Bainbridge High School athletes, known as the Spartans, participate in the following sports throughout the school year:

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Marching band
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

In addition, the following club sports are available to BHS students:

  • Crew
  • Cycling
  • Lacrosse
  • Sailing
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Water polo

ChampionshipsEdit

  • The 2006-2007 Bainbridge High School boys varsity basketball team was ranked first in the state 3A division[citation needed], won the metro league regular season title, was the KingCo district tournament champion, and second-place finisher in the state 3A tournament, placing six players on post-season all-league teams.
  • The Bainbridge High School girls lacrosse team from 1991 to 2009 has been in sixteen Championship games, winning eleven. And from 1994 to 2000 they won seven in a row. Most recently winning the 2007 High School Division 1 Lacrosse Championship[5]
  • In 2009, Varsity Baseball 3A came second in state at Safeco Field.
  • The Varsity Fastpitch team won the 2009 Washington 3A State Championship, beating Holy Names Academy 6-2. The team is currently ranked 2nd in State (2010).
  • In 2009, the girls 1600 meter relay team set the all-time West Sound record of 3:57.88 while finishing third in the 3A WIAA State Track & Field Championships. They finished first in the same event in 2004 and second in 2005 and 2008.
  • In 2010 The Marching band took 3rd place in state for parade and 1st place for music.
  • The Bainbridge High School boys soccer team won the 2011 3A Metro division 1-0 over Lakeside.
  • The Bainbridge High School boys soccer team placed 2nd in the 2011 Washington State 3A state playoffs falling 3-0 to Camas (who moved into the 4A division the following season).
  • The Bainbridge High School girls lacrosse team won the 2011 Washington State Division 1 lacrosse championship, beating Lakeside School 16-8.
  • The Bainbridge High School boys soccer team won the 2012 Washington State 3A state playoffs, defeating Mercer Island 3-2.
  • The Bainbridge High School girls Junior Varsity soccer team won the 2012 Metro League.
  • The Bainbridge High School girls lacrosse team won the 2012 Washington State Division 1 lacrosse championship.
  • The Bainbridge High School boys soccer team placed 3rd in the 2013 Washington State 3A state playoffs, defeating Hanford 3-2 in the 3rd-4th place game.
  • The 2013 Boys Crew took 2nd place in the Lightweight 4 event at the Junior Nationals in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
  • The 2016-2017 Boys Swim took 1st place in the Metro League, 2nd place at Districts, and 1st at the state championship.
  • 2016-2017 Boys Swimming 3A State Champions
  • 2017-2018 Boys Swimming 3A State Champions
  • 2018-2019 Boys Swimming 3A State Champions, led by senior Garrett Waite

Student bodyEdit

  • BHS has about 1,375 students, 46% of whom in 2010 were Washington Honors Award winners in the top 10% of the nation.
  • The class of 2010 had 78% of their students go to a 4-year college and 10% to a 2-year college.
  • The graduation rate is approximately 93%.

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Administration". Bainbridge Island School District. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  2. ^ "Bainbridge High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  3. ^ "School Profile / Home". Bainbridge Island School District. Archived from the original on 2018-10-31. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "BHS Registration 2016–17". Bainbridge Island School District. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-05-23. Retrieved 2010-03-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Before grunge, there was Andrew Wood". Bainbridge Island Review. Archived from the original on 29 May 2016. Retrieved 15 May 2016.

External linksEdit