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Slaton High School / Lubbock ISD
School nickname: Tigers and Tigerettes
105 North 20th St.
Slaton, TX 79364
Phone: (806) 828-1229
Principal: Chris Kennedy
Grades: 09-12
Students: 377
Teachers: 27
Academic Excellence Indicator System report.

Seven new classrooms, a library and a distance learning center were added to Slaton High School in 1999. The school was built in the 1960s.

Technology and small classes are the hallmark of the school. The teacher to student ratio is about 10 to one, and students have access to more than 100 Internet-ready personal computers throughout the campus. There are three computer labs in the school and a computer in every classroom.

Students are afforded opportunities to take college-level classes through Wayland Baptist University and South Plains College. About 75 percent of graduates enter a college or technical school.

Extracurricular activities available to students include band, choir, drama, Key Club and National Honors Society. Competitive sports include football, basketball, tennis, golf, track and cross-country running. The Tigerette girl's basketball team won district honors in 2001.

Special events during the school year include homecoming, Bonfire, Career Day, Shattered Dreams, sports banquets, a junior class auction, prom, Project Celebration and Christmas with Santa.

School officials said it is the friendliness of the students, caring and involved teachers and a top-notch special education program that make the school unique.

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For a complete look at the state's report card for Slaton High School click here.


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