George D. Chamberlain High School
George D. Chamberlain High School is a public high school in Tampa, Florida. It was opened in 1956 on North Boulevard (on the corner of Busch Boulevard). It was originally, during segregation, a school for African-American students, and was a member of the Florida Interscholastic Athletic Association. The school is named in honor of George D. Chamberlain, who served for several years as a trustee for the Hillsborough County School System. In 2011 Chamberlain was listed as an "A" School; this is a first in the school's history.
|George D. Chamberlain High School|
9401 North Boulevard
|Type||Public secondary school|
|School district||Hillsborough County Public Schools|
|Teaching staff||107.00 (FTE) (2016–17)|
|Student to teacher ratio||16.30 (2016–17)|
|Color(s)|| Dark Green|
|Sports||Football • Baseball • Volleyball • Softball • Swimming • Cross Country • Golf • Soccer • Track and Field • Basketball • Wrestling • Tennis • Flag Football|
|Team name||The Mighty Chiefs|
|Last updated: May 9, 2019|
The school offers a culinary academy based program sponsored by Outback Steakhouse. No other school in Hillsborough County offers this program. Chamberlain is also the only school in the Hillsborough County Public School District to offer Marine Corps JROTC, with 200 plus cadets (11% of the school) enrolled.
In the 2018–2019 academic year, the student population numbered 1,560. The ethnic makeup was as follows:
- 44.87% Hispanic
- 31.15% Black
- 15.83% White
- 5.13% Multi-racial
- 2.50% Asian
- 0.51% Native American
The school offers the following sports:
- State champions 2003 & 2012
- Cross Country
- Track and Field
- Flag Football
- Forrest Blue, NFL offensive lineman.
- Brodrick Bunkley, NFL nose tackle.
- Bob Burns, NFL running back.
- Jane Castor, Mayor of Tampa
- Kathy Castor, U.S. Representative, Florida - District 14
- Brian Clark, NFL wide receiver.
- Joe Clermond, NFL defensive end.
- Elijah Dukes, MLB outfielder.
- Robert Gant, actor and producer.
- Steve Garvey, MLB first baseman.
- Chip Glass, NFL tight end.
- Jay Gruden, Head coach, Washington Redskins.
- Bob Hall (Class of 1960), Republican member of the Texas State Senate
- James Harrell, NFL linebacker.
- Kevin House, Jr., NFL cornerback.
- Oliver Hoyte, NFL linebacker/fullback.
- Lauren Hutton (known then as Mary Hall), model-actress.
- Greg Lee, NFL wide receiver.
- Dentarius Locke, American Track and field sprinter
- Lex Lovett, wrestler and former substitute business teacher at Chamberlain.
- Steve Madison, wrestler.
- Aasif Mandvi, actor
- Lynn Matthews, college football player and newspaper publisher.
- Dean May, NFL quarterback.
- Eugene McCaslin, NFL linebacker.
- Mike Mekelburg, professional soccer midfielder.
- Dave Miley, MLB manager for the Cincinnati Reds.
- Ron Selesky, NFL player/Arena Football League coach
- Shock G, rapper.
- Liz Vassey, actress.
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