McClintock High School

McClintock High School
Address
1830 East Del Rio Drive

,
85282

Coordinates 33°23′53″N 111°54′25″W / 33.397917°N 111.906853°W / 33.397917; -111.906853Coordinates: 33°23′53″N 111°54′25″W / 33.397917°N 111.906853°W / 33.397917; -111.906853
Information
Type Public
Established 1964
School district Tempe Union High School District
Principal Mayra Arroyo
Staff 87.71 (FTE)[1]
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,771 (2018–19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio 20.19[1]
Color(s) Navy, Cardinal
Mascot Charlie The Charger
Website http://www.tempeunion.org/mcclintock

McClintock High School is a high school located in Tempe, Arizona, approximately two miles southeast of the campus of Arizona State University. McClintock High School was established in 1964.[2]

McClintock has approximately 1,900 students and offers a wide variety of curriculum, which includes honors, advanced placement, dual credit, and the Peggy Payne Academy for gifted students.[2] The school also has state-recognized ELL and Special Education programs. McClintock is an open enrollment campus.

Artist Ka Graves served as artist-in-residence at McClintock High School in 1979 and 1980.[3]

Peggy Payne Academy

The Peggy Payne Academy for Academic Excellence, or PPA, is a program for gifted students at McClintock. Founded in 2001 with 44 students, the program now serves over 140 students in all major academic subjects.[4]

Speech and Debate

McClintock High School are 5-time Arizona Interscholastic Association 4A State Champions.

Music

Athletics

Football

McClintock High School played its home games at Goodwin Stadium until its own lighted stadium (Jim Lyon's Stadium) opened.[5]

McClintock's main rival in football has been Tempe High School since 1964. Tempe and McClintock have annual, non-conference rivalry games. McClintock has been the historical favorite in the matchup, although returning to their dominance since 2017.[6]

The Chargers' first state football title came in 1977, when the team went undefeated and captured the championship with a 14–9 playoff victory over Phoenix's Washington High School. Three years later, the Chargers posted a 12–2 record and won their second title by defeating Phoenix's Trevor Browne High School in the 1980 championship game. Their third state title in 1989 capped a 13–2 season that ended with a 42–14 playoff victory over Mesa's Westwood High.[citation needed]

Recent state and national championships

  • 2012 – McClintock Marching Band Division III State Champions
  • 2010 – McClintock Spiritline National Champions
  • 2010 – 4A-I Boys' Basketball State Champions
  • 2007 – 4A-I Boys' Baseball State Champions

Namesake

James H. McClintock [7][circular reference]

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ a b c "McClintock High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved May 8, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Our Schools". Tempe Union High School District. Tempe Union High School District. 22 January 2014. Archived from the original on 6 March 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Savvy Collector – Ka Graves". Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Mission and History". PPA Website. Tempe Union High School District. 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2014.
  5. ^ DeNeui, Dave. "THS History". Tempe High School. Tempe Union High School District. Retrieved 6 March 2014.
  6. ^ Faddis, M. (6 September 2019). "Tempe vs McClintock". Tempe Union High School District. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  7. ^ James H. McClintock
  8. ^ "Biography for Jules Asner". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2008-01-08.
  9. ^ Dougherty, Steve; Small, Michael (1994-04-04), "Haunted by success". People. 41 (12):53
  10. ^ "Matt Perisho". BASEBALL-REFERENCE.COM. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 6 March 2014.
  11. ^ "David Rasmussen: Obituary". The Edwardsville Intelligencer. 23 August 2014. Archived from the original on 21 June 2015. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  12. ^ "David Tab Rasmussen". Standard Examiner. Ogden Publishing Corporation. 19 August 2014. Archived from the original on 21 June 2015. Retrieved 21 June 2015.

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