University High School
is located at 2600 Bagby Avenue in Waco, Texas
University High School is a part of the Waco Independent School District
. UHS is a Texas 4A public high school. As of August 2008, the enrollment was 1,155 students and 85 teachers. The ethnicity is roughly African American: 25.92%, Hispanic: 66.33%, White: 7.67%, Other: 0.08%. The current principal is Nolan Correa. Assistant principals include Carol Jo Mize (12th grade), Dee Dosher (11th grade), Joseph Alexander (10th grade), and Larry Carpenter (9th grade).
UHS is now rated Academically Acceptable by the Texas Education Agency
Some of the original campus buildings still exist. These were stone buildings, each housing about four classrooms. The school started as Waco Technical High School in the 1950's.
The mascot for University High School Athletics is the Trojan and the colors are purple and white. The school participates in football, volleyball, girls and boys basketball, girls and boys soccer, girls and boys track, golf, and cross country.
In the 2008 bond Waco citizens voted to approve a new University High School campus. The community is in the process of giving its input on the 'look' of the front entrance to the school. At this time they are in favor of a style similar to a new school (Katy Seven Lakes) in Katy ISD near Houston.