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Type Co-Educational, Public, Secondary
School district Jenks Public Schools
Authority OSDE
Principal Mike Means
Faculty 160
Grades 10-12
Number of students 2,870
Student to teacher ratio 1:18
Medium of language
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Color(s)           Maroon & White
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Athletics conference 6A District 2
Mascot Trojans
Team name
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Average ACT scores 23.8
Newspaper The Trojan Torch
Yearbook The Trojan
Website

Jenks High School is a secondary school located within Tulsa County in Jenks, Oklahoma. It serves students from the town of Jenks and students from the south side of the city of Tulsa. The high school has over 2,800 students in grades 10-12.

Demographics

As of 2010, the high school's average household income was $92,629, compared with the state average of $56,492. 69% of students were white, 11% were Native American, 8% were black, 7% were Asian, and 6% were Hispanic. [1]

Academics

Jenks High School regularly has the most National Merit Scholars of any public school in the state, including 12 in 2010.[2] Jenks High School has produced three presidential scholars since 2001, as well.[3] The college-going rate was 63.8%, compared with the state average of 50.9%. The average ACT test score was 23.8, compared with the state average of 20.8 and the national average of 21. [4]

Athletics and OSSAA sponsored activities

Jenks is known for its successful high school football program. The Trojans won the 3A state championship in 1979 followed by a 5A state championship in 1982. Since 1993, the Trojans have been a dominant force in the Oklahoma 6A high school football scene, winning championships in 1993, 1996-2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2012-2014, for a total of 15 state championships.[5] The 1997 team, which went 14-0 and outscored its opponents 535-118, is considered one of the greatest high school football teams in the history of Oklahoma.[6]

Jenks High School football has produced NFL players Rocky Calmus, Sean Mahan, Garrett Mills, Phillip Dillard, Jerry Wisne, and Chase Beeler, among others. The Jenks baseball program has produced MLB all-star Josh Johnson.

Since 1979, the year of the first Jenks state football championship, the Trojan athletic program has in total won 158 state championships in various OSSAA sponsored sports and non-athletic events, as well as state championships in non-OSSAA sports such as gymnastics, hockey, and rugby.

The following is a list of the OSSAA sports and non-athletic events in which the school competes, along with the current head coach for the team, as well as the years, if any, during which the school's team won the state championship:[7]

  • Academic Bowl (Justin McCrackin) - 3 (2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Baseball (Dan Morgan) - 3 (1997, 2000, 2002)
  • Boys Basketball (Clay Martin) - 0
  • Girls Basketball (Rhonda Fields) - 5 (1991, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004)
  • Cheerleading (Kristi Rodgers) - 1 (2010)
  • Boys Cross Country (Steve Patterson) - 14 (1984, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1998, 2003, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Girls Cross Country (Maria Fernandez) - 14 (1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2012)
  • Debate (Gregg Hartney) - 4 (2003, 2007, 2012, 2015)
  • Football (Allan Trimble) - 15 (1979, 1982, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Boys Golf (Brent Wilcoxen) - 8 (1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)
  • Girls Golf (Danielle Frost) - 14 (1982, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010)
  • Boys Soccer (John Timmons) - 5 (1987, 1991, 1992, 1993, 2006)
  • Girls Soccer (Kayln Reinhardt) - 9 (1988, 1993, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2009)
  • Fastpitch Softball (Jeff Owens) - 0
  • Slowpitch Softball (Todd Williams) - 1 (2011)
  • Show Choir (Larry Downey) -2 Regional Championship (2010, 2013), 6th Nationally (2013)
  • Boys Swimming (John Turner) - 16 (1991, 1992, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
  • POM (Kristen Phibbs) - 2 (2010, 2014)
  • Girls Swimming (John Turner) - 10 (1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009)
  • Boys Tennis (Ron Acebo) - 12 (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2007)
  • Girls Tennis (Ron Acebo) - 14 (1986, 1989, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014)
  • Boys Track (Steve Patterson) - 7 (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2014)
  • Girls Track (Bryant Calip) - 5 (1995, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002)
  • Volleyball (Kody Engle) - 3 (1996, 1997, 2006)
  • Wrestling (Ray Weis) - 0

Arts

Jenks High School Trojan Pride Band - Jenks High School currently has over 250 students enrolled in the band program under the direction of Scott Hillock. Staff includes Kale White, Julie Arnold, Daymon Sherin, Ryan Gartner, and Jara Clark. The program includes three concert bands, jazz band, basketball band, two winter guards, and the marching band. A majority of students also actively participate in district and state solo & ensemble contests and regional and state honor bands.

The band program enjoys a rich history of excellence, earning the OSSAA State Sweepstakes award since 1985. Jenks, nationally recognized for their achievement in music performance, has made appearances as an honor group for the Bands of America National Concert Band Festival, the Grand National Adjudicators Invitational, and the Oklahoma Music Educators Association. The concert bands have also earned the highest ratings and awards in contests across the country including Chicago, St. Louis, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and Orlando.

The Trojan Pride marching band has received a first division at the OSSAA regional marching competition the past 32 consecutive years and has been an Oklahoma Bandmasters Association State Championship finalist the past 16 years. The Pride is also a consistent Bands of America Regional and Super-Regional Finalist, as well as a Grand National Semi-Finalist.

The Wind Symphony won 1st Place at the first annual President's Cup Invitational Concert Festival in Washington DC on April 10, 2015. Upcoming trips include the 2016 Tournament of Roses® Parade in Pasadena, CA and BOA Regional Competition in Dallas, TX. [8]

Sources

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