Apollo High School (Arizona)

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Apollo High School (Arizona)
8045 N. 47th Ave.

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85302

Coordinates 33°33′17″N112°09′34″W / 33.55472°N 112.15944°W / 33.55472; -112.15944 Coordinates: 33°33′17″N112°09′34″W / 33.55472°N 112.15944°W / 33.55472; -112.15944
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Type Public
Motto"Choose Excellence"
Established1970
School district Glendale Union High School District
PrincipalBrooke Parsons
Teaching staff93 (FTE) [1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment2,024 (2019-20) [1]
Student to teacher ratio22:1 [1]
Campus typeSuburban
Color(s)Navy blue, gold, and white    
Nickname Hawks
NewspaperThe Utopian
YearbookOlympus
Communities served Glendale; Phoenix
Feeder schoolsGlenn F. Burton School
Horizon School
Isaac E. Imes School
Palo Verde Middle School
Melvin E. Sine School
Website apollo.guhsdaz.org

Apollo High School is a high school located in Glendale, Arizona. It is part of the Glendale Union High School District (GUHSD). It enrolls approximately 2,200 students in grades 9-12. The Apollo High School motto has changed over recent years from "Pride, Class and Dignity" to the current "Choose Excellence".

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The nickname is the Hawks, and the school colors are navy blue, gold, and white.

Athletics

Apollo High School is a member of the Arizona Interscholastic Association. AHS offers sports for both boys and girls during the fall, winter and spring seasons.

Fall athleticsWinter athleticsSpring athletics
GirlsBadminton, Volleyball (Varsity, JV, Freshman)Basketball (Varsity, JV, Freshman), Soccer (Varsity, JV)Softball (Varsity, JV, Freshman), Tennis
BoysBasketball (Varsity, JV, Freshman), Soccer (Varsity, D), Wrestling (Varsity, JV, Freshman)Baseball *Spring* (Varsity, JV, Freshman), Tennis
MixedCross Country, Golf, Swim & DiveTrack & Field (

Awards and recognition

Apollo High School has been granted "Excelling" status by Arizona in accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act and high AIMS scores over the past years. [2]

Apollo High School is ranked 53rd top high school within Arizona. [1]

Demographics

Apollo High School is largely Hispanic (66%), 19% White, 9% Black, and less than 6% of other races. The school also has a large Muslim population, as well as a minor but growing Asian population. [3]

Notable alumni

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