Pasadena High School
is a secondary school
Pasadena High School, which serves grades 9 through 12, is part of the Pasadena Independent School District
. The school had 2300 students during the 2009-2010 school year.
The current principal is Joe Saavedra.
Pasadena High School's mascot is an eagle named "Baldy". The school colors are green and white.
The school is located along State Highway 225
(La Porte Freeway).
Imagine a one room "chicken-shack" standing right about where the Shaver underpass is. Now look over at the corner of Shaver and 225. Hard to imagine that both sentences describe Pasadena High School. The "chicken-shack" was the beginning of the history of Pasadena High School. This Pasadena High School accommodated 20 students and one teacher.
As the population of Pasadena increased, and the prized crop, strawberries, kept growing in season, the school year became adjusted to the growing season of strawberries. As population increased, so did the number of students enrolling in school.
In 1924, construction on the new Pasadena High School began. PHS was dedicated in 1924, while construction continued until it was completed in 1925. In 1929, a Girl's gymnasium was added as well as an auditorium. In 1931, expansion continued as a Home Economics building, which is still in use today, was added. 1935 marked the addition of a Manual Training building to PHS. This Manual Training building was used during World War II... Read More