Flour Bluff High School
|Flour Bluff High School|
|School district||Flour Bluff Independent School District|
|Faculty||102.9 (on FTE basis)|
|Student to teacher ratio||16:4|
|Color(s)||Maroon & White|
|Slogan||Class, Pride, Heart (CPH)|
|Athletics conference||UIL Class AAAAA|
|Team name||Hornets/Lady Hornets|
|Website||Flour Bluff High School|
As of the 2009–2010 school year, Flour Bluff High had a total of 1,821 students (66.4% White, 23.3% Hispanic, 5.5% African American, 4.2% Asian/Pacific Islander, and 0.6% Native American). 30.4% of the students are considered economically disadvantaged.
- Opened in 1967
- New additions and renovations completed in 1999
- 91 Classrooms
- Cafetorium (900 capacity)
- Teaching Theater (150 capacity)
- Auditorium (1325 capacity)
- 2 Gymnasiums
- Football/athletic field
- Multi-Purpose Facility
- Indoor Football/Athletic field
The Navy Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets have, as of 2019, won the high school military drill team national championships for 27 years, and as of 2013, the Area 10 Navy championship 19 consecutive times
The Academic Decathlon team has, as of 2006, gone on to the state competition twelve times.
Flour Bluff High School came under fire in 2011 in a scandal that received national attention, due to the district's initial refusal to allow students to form a GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) on campus, despite allowing FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) factions in their high school and junior high. (FBISD initially denied the formation of the GSA due to the fact that it was a 'non-curricular' club. When it was pointed out that the FCA and other clubs were also non-curricular, and still allowed to meet on campus, all clubs were briefly suspended. Due to parent and student outrage, several clubs were reinstated.) This refusal was found to contradict the First Amendment, as well as the Equal Access Act.
In Spring 2011, a petition was circulated to allow the formation of the GSA. The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) sent a letter to Superintendent Carbajal on March 2, 2011, requesting the formation of the club be allowed.
It was eventually decided that the GSA be allowed to form, and meet on campus.
The Flour Bluff Hornets compete in these sports –
Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Swimming/Diving, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Track, Softball & Baseball.
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