Melrose High School (Memphis, Tennessee)

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Melrose High School
Address
2870 Deadrick

,
38114

United States
Coordinates35°06′20″N 89°58′01″W / 35.10542°N 89.96684°W / 35.10542; -89.96684Coordinates: 35°06′20″N 89°58′01″W / 35.10542°N 89.96684°W / 35.10542; -89.96684
Information
School typepublic, secondary
School districtShelby County Schools
PrincipalMark Neal
Staff30.40 (FTE)[1]
Grades912
Gendercoed
Enrollment587 (2018-19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio19.31[1]
Team nameGolden Wildcats
WebsiteOfficial website

Melrose High School is a public high school located in Memphis, Tennessee, in the Orange Mound area, serving 1557 students in grades 9–12. It is a part of the Shelby County Unified School District.

Athletics[edit]

Melrose Boys' Basketball was the first team in Tennessee History to go undefeated and win a state title. .[2] 2009–10 Boys' Basketball Team won the school's fourth state championship.[3] Melrose Power house football team 1996 & 1998 state Champions.[2] In 2004 & 2005 the football program made back to back State Championships runs .[4] [5]

Team Championships for Melrose[edit]

Sport Year Class Description Athletes Name Team Record Score Site

Boys' Basketball 2010 Class AAA Team Champions (37-4) 75-70 Murfreesboro

Boys' Basketball 1983 Class AAA Team Champions (37-3) 63-47 Nashville

Boys' Basketball 1978 Class AAA Team Champions (38-1) 62-49 Murfreesboro

Boys' Basketball 1974 Large Team Champions (33-0) 66-30 Memphis

Boys' Track 2003 Class AAA Team Champions 54 Memphis

Boys' Track 1965 Team Champions 21 Memphis

Football 1998 Class 3A Team Champions 35-34 Nashville Attendance - 10,500

Football 1996 Class 3A Team Champions 32-12 Nashville Attendance - 12,000

Girls' Basketball 1985 Class AAA Team Champions (32-2) 82-55 Murfreesboro

Girls' Track 1984 Class AAA Team Champions 52 Nashville

Girls' Track 1983 Class AAA Team Champions 87 Nashville

Championships by Sport[edit]

  • Girls' Track-2
  • Girls' Basketball-1
  • Boys' Track-2
  • Boys' Basketball-4
  • Football-69

[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Melrose High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved October 5, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-03-10. Retrieved 2016-02-16.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/mar/20/melrose-wins-state-title-over-white-station-75-70/
  4. ^ http://www.coacht.com/tennessee/inside/schedule.cfm?schoolid=325&seasonid=31&sportid=1&
  5. ^ http://www.coacht.com/tennessee/inside/schedule.cfm?schoolid=325&seasonid=41&sportid=1&
  6. ^ 1985 University of Tennessee Football Guide, University of Tennessee, 1985, p. 62.