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Richard King High School

Richard King High School, or King as it is often referred to, is one of six secondary schools that are part of the Corpus Christi Independent School District in Corpus Christi, Texas (USA). It is one of the largest high schools within the Corpus Christi area and is classified as a 5A school by the UIL. In 2013, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

Richard King High School
5225 Gollihar Rd.


United States
School typePublic high school
Motto"To the Stars with Knowledge"
School districtCorpus Christi Independent School District
PrincipalElizabeth Perez
Enrollment1941[1] (2016)
Color(s)          Forest Green & White
Athletics conferenceUIL Class AAAAA
MascotMustangs/Lady Mustangs
NewspaperHoof Beat


King's operating budget for the 2005-2006 school year was $12,151,016.00. Their attendance rate for 2003-2004 was 93.8%. As of November 2015, Elizabeth Perez serves as the high school's Principal.

The King High School band received a 1st division at UIL in 2013 and 2014, for their shows "Every Which Way". In the 2014-2015 school year, they received a 1st division for their show "The Tribal Affect". Most recently, their show "Vertigo" also received a 1st division at UIL for the 2015-2016 school year.


Richard King's ethnicity distribution for the 2015-2016 school year was 66.47% Hispanic, 5.3% African-American, 22.26% Caucasian, <1% Asian/Pacific Islander, <1% Native American, and 1.39% Other.

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-07-18. Retrieved 2016-04-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "2013 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2013-06-15.

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