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Cedar Hill High School

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School type  Public high school
Grades  9-12
Color(s)  Red & Black
Phone  +1 469-272-2000
Principal  Michael McDonald
Enrollment  1,750+ (2014-2015)
Athletics conference  UIL Class AAAAAA(6A)
Mascot  Longhorns/Lady Longhorns
Cedar Hill High School
Address  1 Longhorn Blvd, Cedar Hill, TX 75104, USA
District  Cedar Hill Independent School District
Motto  Putting Respect In Decisions Every Day

Cedar hill high school class of 2016 presentation of diplomas longhorns

Cedar Hill High School (CHHS) is a comprehensive public high school located in the city of Cedar Hill, Texas (USA) in Dallas County and is classified as a 6A school by the UIL. It is a part of the Cedar Hill Independent School District located in southwest Dallas County. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.


Cedar hill high school graphic design


Cedar Hill offers a wide variety of courses for students/parents to select from. Cedar Hill offers several Advanced Placement courses which allow advanced students an opportunity to take college-level courses on campus. And recently, Cedar Hill established a S.T.E.A.M. program which is designed to groom and engage students seriously interested in pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering, arts, or mathematics.


In 1986, Cedar Hill had 165 students in its graduating class. Fewer than 20 were African American. In 2015, approximately 70% of the students were African-American, 20% Hispanic, 6% Non-Hispanic White, and 4% Other.


The Cedar Hill Longhorns compete in the following sports:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Powerlifting
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Marching Band

    The Cedar Hill Longhorn Red Army Marching Band and Cheerleading are the two largest student organizations dedicated to supporting CHHS athletics.

    State titles

  • Football.
  • 2006 5A Division II (defeated Houston Cypress Falls)
  • 2013 5A Division II (defeated Katy)
  • 2014 6A Division II (defeated Katy)
  • On December 23, 2006, the 16-0 Cedar Hill High School Longhorn football team won its first state championship, defeating Cypress Falls 51-17 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. William Cole, who would eventually sign with Oklahoma State, was the star of the game, rushing for nearly 300 yards (270 m) and 3 touchdowns. Cole earned the Offensive MVP honors, and linebacker Chris Francis brought home the Defensive MVP award.

    On December 21, 2013, the football team won its second state title, defeating Katy High School 34-24 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

    In 2014, Cedar Hill football program was ranked as one of the nation's top 10. This ranking solidified the program as a national powerhouse in prep football.


    Cedar Hill maintains a popular and well-noted rivalry with the nearby Desoto High School Eagles. The rivalry is known as the "Battle of the Belt Line".

    Notable alumni

  • Josh Allen, center for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Dezmon Briscoe, wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Josh Thomas, NFL player
  • T-Dre Player, BC Lions player
  • Ugo Ihemelu, Major League Soccer player for FC Dallas
  • Jason Richardson, silver medalist in the 110m hurdles at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
  • References

    Cedar Hill High School Wikipedia

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