Prescott High School (Arizona)

Prescott High School is a public high school located in the city of Prescott, Arizona. It is the only high school in the Prescott Unified School District. Historically, Prescott High School drew students from various adjacent school districts, mostly in Prescott Valley (Humboldt Unified School District) and Chino Valley, Arizona (Chino Valley Unified School District); those districts later established their own high schools.

Prescott High School
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Location
1050 N. Ruth Street
Prescott, Arizona

Coordinates34°33′47″N 112°28′41″W / 34.563068°N 112.477959°W / 34.563068; -112.477959Coordinates: 34°33′47″N 112°28′41″W / 34.563068°N 112.477959°W / 34.563068; -112.477959
Information
TypePublic
School districtPrescott Unified School District
PrincipalMark Goligoski
Staff62.57 (FTE)[1]
Grades9–12
Enrollment1,496 (2017–18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio23.91[1]
Color(s)Blue and Gold         
MascotBadger
Website

Academics and programsEdit

PHS offers a solid academic program, including Advanced Placement and Honors courses. Courses offered include Business & Technology, English, Family & Consumer Science, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Industrial Technology, Air Force Junior ROTC, Mathematics, PEAK, Physical Education, Science, Social Studies, and Special Education. Students also have the opportunity to participate in athletics, theater, orchestra, choir, band, jazz band, Academic Decathlon, and vocational education programs.

Awards and accreditationEdit

The Arizona Department of Education has awarded Prescott High School the distinguished label of "Excelling School" for the last two years[needs update]. Since 1917, the school has been continuously accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

AthleticsEdit

Prescott High School is a member of the Arizona Interscholastic Association and is classified in the 4A Conference for schools with an enrollment of 950–1899 students.

SPRING sports include Track and field-Boys / Girls (Var/JV), Tennis-Boys / Girls (Var/JV), Softball-Girls (Var/JV/Frosh), and Baseball-Boys (Var/JV/Frosh).

FALL sports include Badminton-Girls (Var/JV), Cross Country-Boys / Girls (Var/JV), Golf (Varsity only), Football (Var/JV/Frosh), Swimming-Boys / Girls (Varsity only), and Volleyball-Girls (Var/JV/Frosh).

WINTER sports include Basketball-Boys (Var/JV/Frosh), Basketball-Girls (Var/JV/Frosh), Soccer-Boys (Var/JV), Soccer-Girls (Var/JV), and Wrestling (Var/JV/Frosh).

Fine artsEdit

Prescott High School has a Fine arts program. It consists of:

Art: Art 1–2, Art 3–4, Art 5–6, Art 7–8, Art AP, Sculpture, Adobe photoshop

Drama: Drama 1–2, Methods of Theater, Music Theatre

Drama productions: Drama Productions 1–2, Drama Productions 3–4

Choir: Women's Choir, Chorale, Show Choir

Band: Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Percussion/Guard, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band,

Foreign languagesEdit

Prescott High School offers four different languages, whose levels combined total 11 classes.

Offered languages: French 1–2, French 3–4, French 5–6, German 1-2, German 3-4, Japanese 1–2, Japanese 3–4, Spanish 1–2, Spanish 3–4, Spanish 5–6, Spanish 1–2 for native speakers

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Prescott High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 29, 2019.
  2. ^ http://azstarnet.com/sports/article_a6b907d2-634a-5199-bf07-1c648e8f8710.html
  3. ^ "PHS grad charts with fantasy novel 'Necromancer Awakening'". http://www.prescottaz.com/. Retrieved 2014-07-03. External link in |publisher= (help)