Mount Hebron High School

Mount Hebron High School
Mount Hebron High School
Home of the Vikings
9440 Route 99
Ellicott City, MD 21042

United States
Type Public high school
Established 1965
Principal Scott Ruehl
Faculty Approx 120
Enrollment 1,411[2]
Color(s) Black and Gold          
Mascot Viking

Mount Hebron High School is a public high school located in Ellicott City, Maryland. It is part of the Howard County Public School System.


About the School

Mt. Hebron opened in 1965 as a junior high school. When Patapsco Middle School opened nearby in 1969, Mt. Hebron became a high school. [3] Mt. Hebron was ranked 671st in Newsweek magazine's "America's Best High Schools" listing in 2006 and was ranked 598th in 2007.[1]


Mt. Hebron High School is located in suburban Howard County, approximately 10 miles west of Baltimore. It is on Route 99, Old Frederick Road, just west of U.S. 29 and north of I-70.


In 1989-90, Daniel Carroll won the County, Region, and 3A State championships in the Polevault for both indoor and outdoor track and field. In 2006, Elizabeth McCarter won the 3A state championship in cross country in a time of 19:49.11. The 2008 boys' cross country team won the Maryland Regional 2A Championship by placing all seven runners in the top 13. They followed that up by winning the Maryland State Championship with 57 points, 48 more than the 2nd place team. The 2009 boys' cross country team won the Howard County Championship and Maryland Regional 3A Championship.

Mt. Hebron boys' soccer team was ranked #20 in the nation in 2000.[citation needed] A former soccer coach at the school was Frederick Brocklander, following his retirement as a National League umpire. In 2006, the boys' varsity soccer team won the county championship, 2A/3A regional championship, and the 3A state championship. They ended the season with an undefeated 17-0-4 record, the best in school history.

Mt. Hebron had the #1 girls' varsity lacrosse team in the country for five of the past six years. The team won 15 of 16 possible state championships from 1991-2007 and won every possible Howard County championship since the sport's inception. They also hold the national record for consecutive wins, 107.[citation needed]

In 2008, Mt. Hebron's marching unit became the two millionth performers to march across Disneyland's Magic Kingdom. Also that year, the girls' varsity basketball team won the state championship with an undefeated record of 28-0.

In 2009, the Lancer Drill/dance team won the county-level competition. They became the Division 1 Maryland state champions in the high kick division at the MAPDA competition in 2009 as well. The dance team has also received first place in the National Music Festival competition with superior ratings every year since 2005.


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Student population[2]
2008 1,418
2007 1,427
2006 1,450
2005 1,612
2004 1,574
2003 1,553
2002 1,595
2001 1,483
2000 1,346
1999 1,266
1998 1,214
1997 1,246
1996 1,291
1995 1,290
1994 1,268
1993 1,228

Notable alumni

  • Aaron Maybin - football player with the New York Jets
  • Barry Young - UNLV Basketball player from 1987-91, NCAA National Champion 1991, All-time Scoring Leader Maryland State Basketball

External links

References and notes

  1. ^ America's Best High Schools, Newsweek
  2. ^ Maryland State Department of Education [1]

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