Avon High School (Indiana)

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Avon High School
Avon High School (Indiana) logo.jpg
Location
7575 East County Road 150 South

,
46123

Coordinates 39°44′20″N 86°23′17″W / 39.738914°N 86.388116°W / 39.738914; -86.388116Coordinates: 39°44′20″N 86°23′17″W / 39.738914°N 86.388116°W / 39.738914; -86.388116
Information
Type Public high school
School district Avon Community School Corporation
Superintendent Margaret Hoernemann
Principal Matthew Shockley
Teaching staff 125.50 (on a FTE basis)[1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,907[1] (2016-2017)
Student to teacher ratio 22.90[1]
Color(s) Black and gold         
Athletics conference Hoosier Crossroads Conference
Nickname Orioles
Website

Avon High School (AHS) is a 4-year high school in Avon, Hendricks County, Indiana.

Demographics

The demographic breakdown of the 2,874 students enrolled for the 2015-2016 school year was:

  • Male - 50.6%
  • Female - 49.4%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.1%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 4.6%
  • Black - 12.0%
  • Hispanic - 6.9%
  • White - 71.4%
  • Multiracial - 5.0%

23.2% of the students were eligible for free or reduced-cost lunch.[1]

Athletics

Avon's Orioles are members of the Hoosier Crossroads Conference. The school colors are black and gold. The following Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) sanctioned sports are offered:[2]

  • Baseball (boys)
  • Basketball (girls and boys)
  • Cross country (girls and boys)
  • Football (boys)
  • Golf (girls and boys)
    • Boys state champions - 2009[3]
  • Soccer (girls and boys)
    • Girls state champions - 2013[3]
  • Softball (girls)
    • State champions - 2016[3]
  • Swimming (girls and boys)
  • Tennis (girls and boys)
  • Track (girls and boys)
  • Unified track (coed)
  • Wrestling (boys)
  • Volleyball (girls)
    • State champions - 2012, 2013, 2017[3]

Performing arts

Avon has a marching band, an orchestra, choirs, show choirs, a dance team and a theatre program.[4]

The marching band was ranked number one in the state of Indiana by the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) in 2001-2007, 2009, 2010 and 2013-2014.[5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][not in citation given][14][not in citation given][15][not in citation given] In 2008, they placed first in the Bands of America Grand National Championships.[16] They were in the 2012 New Year's Day Rose Parade in Pasadena, California.[17]

Notable alumni

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Avon High School". nces.ed.gov. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. ^ "2017-2018 School Directory" (pdf). ihsaa.org. IHSAA. p. 28. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d IHSAA. "IHSAA State Championships by School". www.ihsaa.org. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  4. ^ "AHS Performing Arts / Performing Arts Links". www.avon-schools.org. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  5. ^ "2007 Marching Band State Finals Placings". Indiana State School Music Association. Archived from the original on 2008-11-21. Retrieved 2009-05-05.
  6. ^ "2006 Marching Band State Finals Placings". Indiana State School Music Association. Archived from the original on 2007-10-16. Retrieved 2009-05-05.
  7. ^ "2005 Marching Band State Finals Placings". Indiana State School Music Association. Archived from the original on 2005-12-29. Retrieved 2009-05-05.
  8. ^ "2004 Marching Band State Finals Placings". Indiana State School Music Association. [dead link]
  9. ^ "2003 Marching Band State Finals Placings". Indiana State School Music Association. [dead link]
  10. ^ "2002 Marching Band State Finals Placings". Indiana State School Music Association. [dead link]
  11. ^ "2001 Marching Band State Finals Placings". Indiana State School Music Association. [dead link]
  12. ^ "2009 Marching Band State Finals Placings". Indiana State School Music Association. Retrieved May 7, 2018.
  13. ^ "2010 Marching Band State Finals Placings". Indiana State School Music Association.
  14. ^ "2013 Marching Band State Finals Placings". Indiana State School Music Association.
  15. ^ "2014 Marching Band State Finals Placings". Indiana State School Music Association.
  16. ^ "Bands of America 2008 Finals Results". Archived from the original on December 12, 2008. Retrieved May 7, 2018.
  17. ^ "Avon, Ben Davis marching bands invited to 123rd Tournament of Roses parade". Archived from the original on 2013-01-26.
  18. ^ CoggeshallCNHI, Wade. "Local actor's movie premiering here". flyergroup.com. Retrieved 19 October 2018.

External links

  • Official website
  • Avon Community School Corporation
  • School snapshot from Indiana Department of Education
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