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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,[3] 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
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Address
9401 North Boulevard

, ,
33612

United States
Coordinates28°02′05″N 82°28′01″W / 28.0347°N 82.4669°W / 28.0347; -82.4669Coordinates: 28°02′05″N 82°28′01″W / 28.0347°N 82.4669°W / 28.0347; -82.4669
Information
TypePublic secondary school
Established1956; 63 years ago (1956)
School districtHillsborough County Public Schools
PrincipalJake Russell
Teaching staff107.00 (FTE) (2016–17)[1]
Grades912[1]
Enrollment1,744 (2016–17)[1]
Student to teacher ratio16.30 (2016–17)[1]
CampusUrban
Color(s)     Dark Green
     Gold[2]
Athletics conferenceFHSAA
SportsFootball • Baseball • Volleyball • Softball • Swimming • Cross Country • Golf • Soccer • Track and Field • Basketball • Wrestling • Tennis • Flag Football
Team nameThe Mighty Chiefs
NewspaperThe Chieftain
YearbookThe Totem
Website
Last updated: May 9, 2019; 37 days ago (2019-05-09)

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.

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DemographicsEdit

In the 2018–2019 academic year, the student population numbered 1,560. The ethnic makeup was as follows:[4]

  • 44.87% Hispanic
  • 31.15% Black
  • 15.83% White
  • 5.13% Multi-racial
  • 2.50% Asian
  • 0.51% Native American

AthleticsEdit

The school offers the following sports:

  • Football
  • Baseball
  • Volleyball
  • Softball
    • State champions 2003 & 2012[5]
  • Swimming
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field
  • Basketball
  • Wrestling
  • Tennis
  • Flag Football

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Chamberlain High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  2. ^ "FHSAA.org | Member School Directory". Florida High School Athletic Association. March 26, 2019. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  3. ^ "Lost but not Forgotten". Tampa Bay Times. April 24, 2001. p. 49 (6C).
  4. ^ "ETHNIC ENROLLMENT BY SCHOOL SCHOOL YEAR 2018-2019" (PDF). www.sdhc.k12.fl.us. Hillsborough County Public Schools. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  5. ^ staff. "Softball 2013-2014 Championship Records" (PDF). FHSAA. Retrieved May 15, 2014.
  6. ^ "Who is Jane Castor? Former police chief wants to be Tampa mayor". 10NEWS. Retrieved May 1, 2019.
  7. ^ "Actor's life now scripted for reality". sptimes.com. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  8. ^ "More About Bob Hall". votebobhall.com. Archived from the original on November 9, 2014. Retrieved November 27, 2014.
  9. ^ "'Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi's new sitcom parody combats Islamophobia". Tampa Bay Times. Los Angeles. Associated Press. April 3, 2015. Retrieved May 9, 2019.
  10. ^ "Dean May - The Pro Football Archives". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  11. ^ "Legacy Gala looks to enlist alumni in restoring Chamberlain's luster". tampabay.com. Retrieved January 31, 2018.

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