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Encyclopedia > John Randolph Tucker High School
John Randolph Tucker High School
Address
2910 North Parham Road
Richmond, Virginia 23294,
Information
School district Henrico County Public Schools
Superintendent Mr. Frederick S. Morton IV
Principal Mrs. Gwen E. Miller
Assistant Principals Mr. Richard B. Butler, Jr.
Mr. Reginald V. Davenport
Mr. Andrew P. Mey
Ms. Sharon M. Payne
School type Public high school
Grades 9-12
Language English
Campus Urban
Mascot Tigers
Color(s)           Blue and Orange
Founded 1962
Enrollment 1,687 (2006-2007)
Rival Schools Deep Run High School
Hermitage High School
any other label you want, and its value
Athletic Conference Virginia High School League
AAA Central Region
AAA Colonial District
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John Randolph Tucker High School is a high school in Henrico County, Virginia, United States. It is named after Congressman John Randolph Tucker. J. R. Tucker's mascot is the tiger, and its students and faculty are often referred to simply as "Tucker Tigers." It was established in 1962, and is one of the oldest high schools in the county. Its sister school, Henrico High School is similarly designed. In 2007-08 school year, Tucker had approximately 1700 students and over 145 faculty members. In the 2006-2007 school year, it has about 550 freshmen and 353 seniors. The school colors are orange and blue. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Shortcut: WP:-( Vandalism is indisputable bad-faith addition, deletion, or change to content, made in a deliberate attempt to compromise the integrity of the encyclopedia. ... Image File history File links School. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic dic Itur Ad Astra (Thus do we reach the stars) Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: , Country State County Independent City Government  - Mayor L. Douglas Wilder (I) Area  - City 62. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Mr. ... The Henrico County Public Schools system is a Virginia school division that operates as a branch of the Henrico County, Virginia county government, and administers public schools in the county. ... For other uses, see High school (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see American English (disambiguation). ... Cities with at least a million inhabitants in 2006 An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Deep Run High School (DRHS, Deep Run, DR) is named after Deep Run School in celebration of Henrico County Public Schools 300 year old tradition of excellence in education. ... Hermitage High School is located in Henrico County, Virginia. ... The Virginia High School League is the arbiter of interscholastic competition among public high schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... The Central Region is one of the four AAA regions in the Virginia High School League. ... The AAA Colonial District is a high school conference in the state of Virginia that includes schools from Hanover and Henrico counties as well as the city of Richmond. ... For other uses, see High school (disambiguation). ... Henrico County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a state of the United States. ... There were several famous men named John Randolph Tucker: John Randolph Tucker (1813-1883) was a commander in the United States Navy, a captain in the Confederate States Navy, and a rear admiral in the Peruvian Navy. ...

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Academic Characteristics

GPA Upper Quintile: 4.7529 - 3.6144 Second Quintile: 3.6049 - 3.0202 Third Quintile: 3.0021 - 2.5102 Fourth Quintile: 2.5092 - 2.0660 Fifth Quintile: 2.0625 - 0.5200[citation needed]SAT scores Verbal Mean: 517 Math Mean: 509, national mean is 520[citation needed]Advanced Placement Exams 2005 Out of 92 students who participated, 41 got 2's and 10 got 1's, while only 6 scored 5's[citation needed]Post Secondary Plans Work/Other: 20.0% Two-year College or Community College: 22.4%[citation needed] The initials GPA can refer, among other things, to Grade Point Average; see Grade (education) Guinness Peat Aviation General Practice Australia, a private, independent medical accreditation society Greyhound Pets of America This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same... The SAT (pronounced S-A-T) Reasoning Test, formerly called the Scholastic Aptitude Test and Scholastic Assessment Test, is a type of standardized test frequently used by colleges and universities in the United States to aid in the selection of incoming students. ...


Faculty

Administration at J.R. Tucker High School includes Principal Gwen Miller, 12th Grade Assistant Principal Reggie "D-Port" Davenport, 11th Grade Assistant Principal Andrew Mey, 10th Grade Assistant Principal Sharon Payne, and 9th Grade Assistant Principal Rick Butler.


Rivalries

J.R. Tucker has two main rivals in the Henrico County area. Before, J.R. Tucker's rival was Hermitage High School. Now, J.R. Tucker is also rivals with Deep Run High School because when it opened, much of the student body had been in the Deep Run district. Hermitage High school is a high school in Glen Allen, Virginia. ... Deep Run High School (DRHS, Deep Run, DR) is named after Deep Run School in celebration of Henrico County Public Schools 300 year old tradition of excellence in education. ...


Sports and Organizations

J.R. Tucker has a variety of sports for the student all year round. The year is divided into three different seasons (Fall, Winter, and Spring) with each having their own distinct sports. During the 07-08 school year tucker's football team was rated 2nd worst in the nation

  • Fall: Boys and Girls Cross Country, Girls Field Hockey, Football, Volleyball, Cheerleading and Golf.
  • Winter: Basketball, Indoor Track and Field, Gymnastics, and Wrestling.
  • Spring: Outdoor Track and Field, Boys Baseball, Girls Softball, Boys and Girls Soccer, and Boys and Girls Tennis.

Other organizations include J.R. Tucker Cheerleading and the J.R. Tucker Dance Team.


Cheerleading

The J.R. Tucker Competition Cheerleading squad has won the AAA Colonial District Title in 1997, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006. They won the AAA Central Region Title in 2003, 2005, and 2006. On October 25, 2006, J.R. Tucker became the Colonial District cheering champions for the fourth year in a row. This was followed up by becoming the Central Region champions on November 1, 2006. Although in the lead in the first round,[1] the J.R. Tucker Cheerleaders took second place in the state championship having lost to the first place, Stonebridge High School, by only one point (266 points vs. 265).[2] The AAA Colonial District is a high school conference in the state of Virginia that includes schools from Hanover and Henrico counties as well as the city of Richmond. ... The Central Region is one of the four AAA regions in the Virginia High School League. ... is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Cross Country

J.R. Tucker's Cross Country Team won state, regional and district titles in years 2005, 2004 and 2003. It featured such runners as Michael Chapa, Mason McElroy, Thum Mithuang, Tanner Seese, and Jay Wyss.


Famous alumni

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