|Broken Arrow Senior High School|
1901 East Albany Street
|Number of students||3,838 (2017-18)|
|Student to teacher ratio||18.80|
|Color(s)||Black & Gold |
|District||Broken Arrow Public Schools|
Broken Arrow Senior High School is the highest level of secondary education in the Broken Arrow Public Schools system, for students in tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grades. The school, combined with the Broken Arrow Freshman Academy, is the largest high school in the state of Oklahoma. The current principal is Liz Burns.
The campus at the high school consists of fourteen buildings, including a cafeteria, media center, and six large parking lots. Also on the campus are the school's athletic facilities - Tiger Field House (basketball, wrestling, and volleyball), Tiger Field at Broken Arrow Memorial Stadium (football and soccer), Tiger Field (baseball), Lady Tiger Field (softball), a practice football field, a practice softball field, and tennis courts.
Other athletic facilities on campus include the following:
The following are organizations for students at BAHS:
Broken Arrow Public Schools fields 20 varsity athletics teams and a total of 93 different teams from 7-12 grade. The Tigers and Lady Tigers have won 62 state championships in their history as recognized by the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association. Visit BAPS Athletics website at http://www.batigersports.com/.
The current executive director of athletics is Steve Dunn, who was hired on May 24, 2018. Dunn took over for athletic director Ken Ellett who held the title for 28 years before being promoted to executive director of student programs. Dunn was named the Oklahoma Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Athletic Director Newcomer of the Year in 2016.
The athletic logo is one of the most identifiable and unique in the state. It consists of the letter "B" along with a broken arrow in the shape of an "A". Variations of this logo have been in use since the mid-1980s.
A great number of former Tigers and Lady Tigers have gone on to enjoy success as student athletes at the collegiate level. The athletic program has also produced many professional athletes in different sports at various levels.
The following is a list of the sports in which the school competes and the years, if any, during which the school's team won the state championship:
Broken Arrow's competitive marching band, the Pride of Broken Arrow, was the 2006, 2011, and 2015 Bands of America Grand National Champion. It is the only high school band in Oklahoma that has achieved first place at BOA's Grand National Championship. The Pride has achieved high honors at the Grand National Competition recently, earning second place in 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2017. The Pride has also won 157 BOA regional championships, 25 OBA State Championships, and has received superior ratings from OSSAA over 100 times. The Pride is the only 3-time winner of the prestigious Sudler Shield award, winning it in 1999, 2008, and 2015, respectively.
The Broken Arrow indoor percussion ensemble is made up of percussionists and color guard members from the Broken Arrow High School band program. Founded in 2014, the group competed in the WGI Scholastic Open division in 2014 and moved into the Scholastic World division in early 2015. The group has 2 regional wins; The first in early 2015 at the Dallas regional in the Scholastic division, and the second at the end of 2015 in Bowling Green, Kentucky at the Mid-South Championship in World Class.
The following are former graduates from BAHS: