Klein Collins High School

Campus Snapshot

School Info

Website – http://kleincollins.kleinisd.net

Twitter – @KleinCollins

Facebook – http://fb.me/KleinCollinsHighSchool

Phone – (832) 484-5500

Fax – (832) 484-7811

School Hours – 7:25 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Rating – Met Standard

Enrollment – 3,583

Mascot – Tigers

Principal – Randy Kirk

Associate & Assistant Principals – Sue Bates, David Chaney, Pam Dunn, Matt Ebner, Elizabeth Edmonson, Sara Keene, Stacy Kindsfather, Rachel Lambert, Herman Lartigue, Steve Matheson, & Cheryl Thompson

School History

Klein Collins High School opened in the fall of 2001 initially to ninth and 10th grade students. The campus was named after Dr. Donald Collins, CPA who served as superintendent in the Klein Independent School District for 29 years prior to his retirement. The campus graduated its rst senior class in the spring of 2004. The school grew to near capacity, and in the fall of 2010 a new wing was opened. The campus currently serves approximately 3,600 students.

School Rating

Klein Collins is rated as a Met Standard campus in Klein ISD.

Counseling Program

The Klein Collins counseling program helps students select the proper courses for graduation and assists with preparation for their future vocational or educational plans. Students should see the counselors about educational or personal matters. KCHS counselors also provide information concerning college admissions, scholarships, entrance examinations, etc.

Parent Involvement

Volunteers can be parents, grandparents, business community members or anyone concerned and dedicated to schools and students. You may volunteer at the campus level by rst visiting the KISD website to register as a volunteer. A volunteer application and a criminal background check are necessary to complete the process and can be completed online. Volunteer opportunities are coordinated at the campus level by lead parent volunteers. If you have a student at Klein Collins, they will be given a volunteer form to take home to you on the rst day of school. If you do not have a student at Klein Collins or your student did not bring one home, you may contact us at 832.484.5205 to obtain a form.

Core Curriculum

Klein Collins High School supports the expectation of offering state/federal mandated curriculum, standards, and assessments. The administration, teachers, and staff share in the goal to promote academic success for all students regardless of level or need. Klein Collins offers various opportunities in advanced academics including various Advanced Placement (AP) and dual credit courses in math, English, and history. The basic curriculum structure in the KISD is as follows:

English Language Arts (ELA)

The ELA program at the high school level encourages students to become lifelong readers through efferent and aesthetic reading experiences, to think critically, and to communicate verbally and in writing in all purposes and modes speci ed by the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Methods of instruction are adapted to meet the needs of students, and technology is integrated to enhance communication skills. High school courses are designed to re ne the skills of students and to prepare them for a transition to college or career.

Math

Students continue to build on the basic foundation developed in grades K-8 as they expand their understanding through other math experiences. These foundations include the understanding of number, operation, and quantitative reasoning, patterns, relationships and algebraic thinking, geometry, measurement, probability and statistics. All are essential throughout high school math courses.

Science

In high school, students conduct and laboratory investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical thinking and scientific problem solving.

Social Studies

At the high school level, social studies courses include world geography, U.S. history, world history, government, psychology, sociology, economics, and special topics in social studies.


Special Programs

Klein Collins offers opportunities for students who are interested in various extracurricular activities including ne arts programs such as theatre, newspaper, yearbook, band, orchestra, choir, dance, and art. Additionally, students are able to enroll in courses in the Career and Technology department that prepare them for various careers including, but not limited to health science, agriculture, business, engineering, and auto mechanics. A number of these programs may result in a technical certi cation that prepares students for their select careers. Outside of the classroom, countless clubs and organizations are available to meet student interests and needs. There is a place for each and every student to belong at Klein Collins.

Athletic Programs

Klein Collins High School offers a competitive and complete athletic experience for students who attend our school. KCHS offers football, basketball, volleyball, track, cross country, swimming/diving, softball, baseball, tennis, soccer, wrestling and a sports medicine program. Klein Collins athletes continue to excel every year at the district, regional and state level.