Many Hornets, one hive!
Established in 1913, Booker T. Washington High School has been the district's comprehensive magnet school since 1973. Home to an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and a multitude of AP classes, Booker T. Washington attracts students from all over the city and county and serves a diverse student community. This diversity, combined with our rich traditions, make our school a flagship for academic excellence, athletics, and the arts. Our graduates are some of the most heavily recruited students in the city by major universities.
We are ranked by US News and World Report as one of the best high schools in our state because of our commitment to academic excellence in a diverse learning community. Our student body boasts championships in football, basketball, and soccer and our academic and forensics teams both hold national rankings. Our highly-qualified faculty strives to meet the needs of students, the community, and the state by taking advantage of continuing opportunities for professional development. Additionally, many of instructors hold attained advanced degrees and National Board Certification.
We welcome you to explore the Hive and learn what it means to be a Hornet.