ThunderRidge High School

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ThunderRidge High School
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Address
1991 West Wildcat Reserve Parkway

,
80129

United States
Coordinates 39°32′06″N105°00′36″W / 39.535°N 105.01°W / 39.535; -105.01 Coordinates: 39°32′06″N105°00′36″W / 39.535°N 105.01°W / 39.535; -105.01
Information
Type Public high school
Established1996
School district Douglas County School District
PrincipalNikki Ballow
Faculty145
Teaching staff100.97 (FTE) [1]
Grades9–12
Enrollment2,012 (2018-19) [1]
Student to teacher ratio19.93 [1]
CampusSuburban
Color(s)Kelly green and navy blue     
    
SloganRight Time, Right Place, Right Thing
Athletics5A
Mascot Grizzly bear
Team nameGrizzlies
NewspaperThe Growl
Website

ThunderRidge High School (TRHS) is a public high school serving the ninth through twelfth grade in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. United States. It is part of the Douglas County School District. It was established in 1996 and has approximately 2000 students as of September 2013. [2]

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Athletics

ThunderRidge High School opened in 1996 and began varsity athletic competition in the 1998–1999 school year. TRHS competes at the 5A level in all athletic sports. ThunderRidge has won 20 state championships in various sports. They have an athletic rivalry with Mountain Vista High School.

Basketball

The girls' basketball team has won four state championships. In 2003 both the boys' and girls' teams won the state championship at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

Football

The ThunderRidge football competed in 4A football until the 2007 season and now competes in a 5A schedule. They have won three state titles, in 2001, 2004, and 2005.

Baseball

The ThunderRidge baseball team won their first state championship for 5A in 2004. In 2013 the Grizzlies captured their second state championship with a 2–1 victory over Rocky Mountain High School. Thunder Ridge finished as the only undefeated team in the state tournament that year.

Poms

The ThunderRidge poms team won the 5A state championship in 2017.

State Championships

State Championships [3]
SeasonSportNumber of ChampionshipsYear
Fall Football 32001, 2004, 2005
Winter Swimming, boys' 12010
Basketball, boys' 22002, 2003
Basketball, girls' 42003, 2004, 2005, 2016
Spring Golf, boys' 62001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Baseball 22004, 2013
Soccer, girls' 31999, 2000, 2002
Total20

Notable alumni

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "THUNDERRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  2. DCSD – ThunderRidge High School Profile. Dcsdk12.org. Retrieved on 2014-02-18.
  3. "Colorado High School Activities Association" (English). Retrieved 2012-06-25.