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Denton High School

Denton High School
Address
1007 Fulton Street
Denton, Texas, 76201
United States
Coordinates
Information
Type High School
Motto Dedication, Honor, Success... We are DHS!
Established 1884
School district Denton Independent School District
Principal Dan Ford
Faculty 154
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,086[1] (2014)
Campus type Suburban
Color(s)           Purple & Gold
Nickname Broncos
Newspaper The Horseshoe
Yearbook The Bronco
Website

Denton High School is a public high school located in the city of Denton, Texas and classified as a 5A school by the UIL. It is a part of the Denton Independent School District located in central Denton County. Denton High was the original high school for Denton (followed by Billy Ryan High School and later, John H. Guyer High School) and has since moved three times. DHS was established in 1884 and in 1910 Denton High School moved to what is now Calhoun Middle School. In 1957, DHS moved again, this time to its current location on Fulton Street. In the 1990s, DHS yielded grades 10-12 to the newly opened Ryan High School until 1995. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

Lowry Woods Apartments, the designated family housing unit of Texas Woman's University,[3] is zoned to Denton High School.[4][5]

Contents

  • Athletics 1
    • State Titles 1.1
      • State Finalists 1.1.1
  • Alumni 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Athletics

The Denton Broncos compete in these sports - [6]

Volleyball, Cross Country, Football, Basketball, Swimming, water polo, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Track, Baseball, and Softball.

State Titles

Denton (UIL)

  • Boys Basketball [7]
    • 1930(All), 1935(All)
  • Girls Soccer [8]
    • 2003(4A), 2004(4A)

State Finalists

Denton (UIL)

  • Boys Basketball [7]
    • 1927(All), 1929(All)

Denton Moore (PVIL)

  • Football[9]
    • 1956(2A-PVIL), 1957(2A-PVIL), 1958(2A-PVIL), 1966(2A-PVIL)

Alumni

References

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  4. ^ "Denton Campus Map." (Map) Texas Woman's University. Retrieved on October 3, 2011.
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  6. ^ The Athletics Department
  7. ^ a b
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  10. ^ Pro-Football Reference.com
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External links

  • Denton Independent School District Website
  • Denton High School
  • Denton High School Journalism Department
  • NewspaperThe Horseshoe
  • YearbookThe Bronco
  • Lady Broncos Volleyball
  • Broncos Baseball
  • Denton ISD Aquatics
  • Bronco Tennis
  • Bronco Football
  • Denton High School FFA
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