Integrity. Loyalty. Honor.
These are the hallmarks of Connally High School, a campus whose educational environment empowers all students to achieve academic excellence and teaches students to value themselves and their peers.
The 5A high school is home to 1,933 students and 208 staff members who have worked to create an inclusive environment which welcomes a diverse group of students from a variety of backgrounds.
“The diversity of our campus provides students with the experience to learn in an environment reflective of our community, therefore providing them with real world experiences,” former Connally High School Principal Daniel Garcia said. Current principal Kermit Ward is proud to take the helm of the school beginning in June 2015.
The school has a strong academic program and graduating seniors are consistently awarded scholarships to continue post-secondary studies. The goal at CHS is to provide students with as many post-secondary or immediate career options as possible upon graduation. Most years, seniors are awarded approximately $7,000,000 in scholarships.
Various programs at the campus are consistently recognized annually at the state and national level. Connally's Top Career and Technology Educations programs include Culinary Arts, Robotics, Video Game Design, Video Technology and Health Science Technology. The Robotics program placed 28th in the World Competition last year and the Video Technology group participated in the world-renowned Cannes Film Festival.
CHS also has variety of fine arts programs including the band, which earned 4th place in the State Competition in 2013, orchestra, choir and theater. Additionally, students have the option of joining one or more of the school’s 31 athletic teams.