Alpharetta High School
Alpharetta High School, in Alpharetta, Georgia, is a public four-year high school located in Fulton County School District. As of the 2013–14 school year, the school had an enrollment of 3,108 students and 158.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 16.2:1. There were 4,062 students (85.9% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 1,127 (22.9% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.
The School serves over 1,300 students across grades 9-12. The school opened in 1991, and today, Alpharetta High School is a leader in preparing students for success in a career, college, and life after high school. Alpharetta High School has a dedicated group of educators and support staff that work together to support student’s academic, career, and personal goals.
After watching the trailer for the upcoming feature film “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” a group of students at Alpharetta High School in Georgia presented a petition asking school administrators to pull the movie from the curriculum. “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is scheduled to be released in the United States on Friday, November 16, 2018.
The school resource officer at Alpharetta High School in Alpharetta, Georgia, is a local police officer: “We’re always trying to look at the best practice and see what we can do to mitigate the risk that a person of color or a person with a low socioeconomic status or background can have,” the officer said. “I think if we can prevent what we can prevent, that’s the way we’re going to do it.”
The Alpharetta school board approved a possible new high school near the intersection of Mount Vernon Road and Windward Parkway — about a mile from the current campus. The proposed site would be about 2.5 miles from the current high school, which sits on about 55 acres. The Atlanta Falcons will move one of their two practice fields to the high school after football season, according to the AJC. The Falcons are looking to move one of their two practice fields at North Fulton High School to the school’s football field, but the AJC reports that suburban Alpharetta High School in Alpharetta might be a better fit.
At Alpharetta High School, the best kids in the whole world are in the running events. Alpharetta’s best runners: 5K: – Alexis Tilley, 13:37.66 10K: – Christian Coffey, 32:11.27 5 miles: – Thomas Ivey, 19:39.76 Discus: – Ben Crenshaw, 121’6″ Javelin: – Thomas Ivey, 197’3″.