Lassiter High School

Lassiter High School is a public high school located north of Atlanta in Marietta, Georgia, United States, in the Cobb County School District. The school was founded in 1981. The school colors are gold and maroon, and the school mascot is the Faceless Trojan.

Lassiter High School
Faceless Trojan.png
Address
2601 Shallowford Road

,
30066

Coordinates34°02′27″N 84°28′19″W / 34.04088°N 84.47189°W / 34.04088; -84.47189Coordinates: 34°02′27″N 84°28′19″W / 34.04088°N 84.47189°W / 34.04088; -84.47189
Information
TypePublic high school
MottoReaching Excellence and Climbing Higher
Established1981
School districtCobb County School District
PrincipalChris Richie
Teaching staff118.50 (on a FTE basis)[1]
Grades9–12
Enrollment2,120 (2018–19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio17.89[1]
CampusSuburban
Color(s)        
NicknameTrojans
PublicationArête (literary magazine)
NewspaperThe Laureate
YearbookThe Odyssey
Website
[2]

HistoryEdit

Lassiter High School was established in 1981. It was awarded the Georgia Public School of Excellence award in 1992, 1999, 2008, and 2010. In 2000, it was named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

The school was named for Leamond N. Lassiter, who was a member of the Cobb County Board of Education for 12 years.

DemographicsEdit

The demographic breakdown of the 2,220 students enrolled in 2016–2017 was:

  • Male - 49.6%
  • Female - 50.4%
  • Native American/Alaskan - >0.1%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 7.0%
  • Black - 8.5%
  • Hispanic - 8.0%
  • White - 73.2%
  • Multiracial - 3.3%

8.8% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[2]

Sports and clubsEdit

The school's first team state championship was in girls' cross country, won in fall 1982. More recently, the baseball team has been the state runner-up seven times in their nine appearances in the state finals. The boys' soccer team was ranked first in the nation during the beginning of the spring season.

MusicEdit

The Lassiter Marching Trojan Band won the Bands of America Grand National Championships in 1998 and 2002.[3] In 2019, the marching band performed in the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California on New Year's Day.

SportsEdit

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Lassiter High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Lassiter High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Lassiter High School Band: Home". lbba.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  4. ^ "website". lassiterbaseball.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  5. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1999-2000" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  6. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2006-2007" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  7. ^ website
  8. ^ "Lassiter Cheerleading". lassitercheerleading.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  9. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1997-1998" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  10. ^ website Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1989-1990" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  12. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1983-1984" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  13. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1984-1985" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  14. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1985-1986" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  15. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1987-1988" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  16. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1988-1989" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  17. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1994-1995" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  18. ^ website Archived 2007-07-26 at the Wayback Machine
  19. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2008-2009" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  20. ^ "Lassiter Touchdown Club". Lassiter Touchdown Club. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  21. ^ "website". lassiter.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  22. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2001-2002" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  23. ^ website Archived August 26, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  24. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2010-2011" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  25. ^ website Archived 2013-09-14 at the Wayback Machine
  26. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2006-2007" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  27. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2017-2018" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  28. ^ "Official Home of Lassiter Soccer". Official Home of Lassiter Soccer. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  29. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1996-1997" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  30. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2016-2017" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  31. ^ "website". lassiter.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  32. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2008-2009" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  33. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2009-2010" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  34. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2010-2011" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  35. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2011-2012" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  36. ^ website Archived January 7, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  37. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1996-1997" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  38. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2005-2006" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  39. ^ Lassiter Cross Country Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine
  40. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2010-2011" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  41. ^ website
  42. ^ website Archived 2010-05-13 at the Wayback Machine
  43. ^ Jeff Clark (September 7, 2007). "The Luchagors Drop a Powerbomb". Stomp and Stammer. Retrieved 2007-10-02.
  44. ^ "So You Think You Can Dance Winner Melanie Moore Interview : People.com". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 3 July 2015.

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