|Sam Houston High School|
2000 Sam Houston Drive
|Type||Co-Educational, Public, Secondary|
|Motto||In the halls of Sam Houston, there are no strangers|
|School district||Arlington Independent School District|
|Teaching staff||222.54 (FTE)|
|Number of students||3,723 (2019-20)|
|Student to teacher ratio||16.73|
|Athletics||UIL Class 5A|
|Mascot||The Long Tall Texan|
|Accreditation||Texas Education Agency|
|Newspaper||"Texans Talk" Newspaper|
It is one of the six high schools comprising the Arlington Independent School District in Arlington, Texas. The current principal is Juan Villarreal.
The school is also known as Sam Houston HS, SHHS, and Big Sam. The mascot is the Long Tall Texan. The school colors are red, white, and blue.
Anderson, Berry, Crouch, Crow, Knox, Patrick, Roark, and Thornton Elementaries feed into Carter Jr. High. Adams, Amos, Atherton, Goodman, Hale, Johns, Morton, Rankin, and Remeynse Elementaries feed into Workman Jr. High. Carter and Workman Jr. Highs feed into Sam Houston.
Sam Houston HS offers Dual Credit course opportunities at Tarrant County College, a local community college. This is in addition to the following Accelerated Academic programs:
AP (Advanced Placement) Program
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Program
IB (International Baccalaureate) Program
TRIO Educational Talent Search Program
TRIO Upward Bound Program
The Long Tall Texan Award The Long Tall Texan Award is presented each year at the Sam Houston High School graduation ceremony every spring to the alumni who has positively impacted the SHHS community. Award winners include: