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Winston Churchill High School in San Antonio, Texas is part of the North East Independent School District. It is named after Sir Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. The school serves portions of the city of San Antonio along with the towns of Hill Country Village and Hollywood Park.[2]

Winston Churchill High School
12049 Blanco Road

Coordinates29°33′00″N 98°30′44″W / 29.549983°N 98.512348°W / 29.549983; -98.512348Coordinates: 29°33′00″N 98°30′44″W / 29.549983°N 98.512348°W / 29.549983; -98.512348
School typePublic, High School
MottoNever, Never, Never, Never give up! - Winston Churchill
School districtNorth East ISD
PrincipalMr. Todd Bloomer
Enrollment2,930[1] (2017)
Color(s)Black, White and Red
Athletics conferenceUIL Class AAAAAA
Feeder schoolsEisenhower Middle School
Bradley Middle School
Jackson Middle School
Rival schoolsClark High School
MacArthur High School
Reagan High School
Athletic conferencesFootball Program 6A Division I District 27-6A

Churchill first opened for classes in 1966, funded by a 1960 school district bond that also established Roosevelt High School and the Blossom Athletic Center.[3][4]

The school mascot is the Charger while the British Union Flag (also referred to as the Union Jack) and lion are used as additional symbols. The school was referenced in the 1996 movie Lone Star.

In 2017, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency, with a 3-Star Distinction for Academic Achievements in ELA/Reading, Science, and Social Studies.[5] Churchill has been twice named a National Blue Ribbon School, in 1982-83 and again in 1999-2000.[6] In 2012, Churchill was ranked 8th on Children at Risk's Top 10 High Schools in Greater San Antonio.



The football team won the 4A state championship in 1976.[7]

The boys' basketball team won the 1982 5A state championship.[8][9]

The boys' soccer program won the Texas State Championship in 1989, 1998, 2001, and 2003.[10]

Notable alumniEdit







  1. ^ UIL 2018-2020 Reclassification and Realignment
  2. ^ Northeast ISD High School Boundaries; retrieved 2018-03-15
  3. ^ Churchill High School: About Us
  4. ^ Blossom Athletic Center
  5. ^ TEA 2017 Accountability Reports
  6. ^ National Blue Ribbon Schools Recognized 1982-2017 (PDF)
  7. ^ UIL Football State Archives
  8. ^ The Galveston Daily News, Galveston, Texas, Section C, Page 1, Sports, Sunday, March 14, 1982
  9. ^ 2016 Texas Almanac Boys High School Basketball Champions Page 3
  10. ^ UIL Boys Soccer State Archives
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  12. ^ "From J.R.'s son to 'jerk' in S.A. producer's film". 19 June 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  13. ^ "Southwest Airlines' CEO Gary C. Kelly Sets the Carrier's New Course". D Magazine.
  14. ^ "About". Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  15. ^ "Biography". 11 December 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  16. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-15. Retrieved 2013-12-15.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  17. ^ "Glenn Blackwood". Archived from the original on December 7, 2013. Retrieved June 26, 2013.
  18. ^ "Lyle Blackwood". Archived from the original on April 8, 2013. Retrieved June 26, 2013.
  19. ^ "Cody Carlson Leads Baylor HOF Class of 2000". Baylor Bears. Retrieved June 26, 2013.
  20. ^ "Randy Choate Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 10, 2012.
  21. ^ "Josh Davis". Texas Swimming & Diving Hall of Fame. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  22. ^ "Scott Dunn Stats". Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  23. ^ "Van Pelt Stumbled Along Before Landing In Pitt". Retrieved 18 January 2018.

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