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Wilson High School
Wilson High School FlorenceSC Logo.png
Address
1411 Old Marion Highway

29506

United States
Coordinates34°13′12″N 79°43′51″W / 34.2198772°N 79.7308945°W / 34.2198772; -79.7308945Coordinates: 34°13′12″N 79°43′51″W / 34.2198772°N 79.7308945°W / 34.2198772; -79.7308945
Information
School typePublic
Founded1866 (156 years ago) (1866)
PrincipalEric Robinson
Staff83.00 (FTE)[1]
Enrollment1,232 (2018–19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio14.84[1]
Color(s)Royal purple and gold
  
MascotTiger
NewspaperThe Purple and Gold[2]
Websitewww.f1s.org/wilson

Wilson High School is one of three high schools in Florence Public School District One in Florence, South Carolina, United States. It is the only high school in Florence County that offers the International Baccalaureate diploma.

Academics

Wilson's We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution debate team won the annual state competition in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2010.

Wilson has won the Pee Dee Regional Academic Challenge AAA/AAAA championship eleven out of the past twelve years,[when?] and won the 2010 State Championship.

Wilson has the only Florence chapter of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).

Athletics

Wilson competes in the AAAA classification of the South Carolina High School League and is located in Lower State, Region VII with Myrtle Beach High School, North Myrtle Beach High School, Darlington High School, Hartsville High school, West Florence High School, and South Florence High School.

In 2002, the varsity baseball team won the AAA state championship. The boys' basketball team and the varsity football team won AAA state championships in 2007.

Notable alumni

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References

  1. ^ a b c "Wilson High". National Center for Education Statistics. Archived from the original on April 25, 2019. Retrieved May 17, 2020.
  2. ^ The Purple and Gold
  3. ^ a b c "Hall of Fame - Wilson High School Alumni Association". www.wilsonhighalumni.com. Archived from the original on 2021-03-06. Retrieved 2021-09-19.
  4. ^ "Justin Durant". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on July 24, 2013. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
  5. ^ Pearlman, Jeff (February 6, 2008). "From a Benz to a bike". ESPN. Archived from the original on September 20, 2021. Retrieved September 19, 2021.
  6. ^ "WHSAA: Wilson High School Alumni Association History". Archived from the original on 2007-12-19. Retrieved 2008-01-05.
  7. ^ "Florence native performed at Michael Jackson's memorial". WIS News 10. Florence, SC: WCSC. July 9, 2009. Archived from the original on September 21, 2021. Retrieved September 19, 2021. Lorenz is a graduate of Wilson High School