Crossland High School
|Crossland High School|
6901 Temple Hill Road|
Temple Hills, Maryland
|Coordinates||38°47′41″N 76°55′49″W / 38.79472°N 76.93028°WCoordinates: 38°47′41″N 76°55′49″W / 38.79472°N 76.93028°W|
|School district||Prince George's County Public Schools|
|Principal||Theresa A. Moseley Fax, Ph.D., Principal|
|Faculty||97.0 (on FTE basis)|
|Student to teacher ratio||20.8|
|Color(s)||Red, gold, black and white|
Crossland High School is a public secondary school located in Temple Hills, Maryland, United States. The school serves about 2,000 students in grades 9 to 12 in the Prince George's County Public Schools system.
Crossland is named after a prominent early Maryland family.
The vocational wing was dedicated by President Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1967.
In popular culture
The school in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is called Crossland High School.
- Jess Atkinson, Class of 1980, placekicker for Univ. of MD and Washington Redskins; former sports and newscaster for WRC4 and WUSA9 (Sports Director); founder of 3 Penny Films
- Peter Bergman, daytime television actor, currently plays Jack on CBS' The Young and the Restless; class of 1971
- Mark Davis, Dallas radio talk show host and newspaper columnist; class of 1975
- Gangster D, hip hop artist
- Michael A. Jackson, former sheriff of Prince George's County, Maryland
- Stephen Tyrone Johns, security officer who died in the line of duty in the 2009 Holocaust Memorial Museum shooting
- Julian Peterson, NFL football player
- Tank, R&B singer
- Walt "The Wizard" Williams, NBA basketball player
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- State of Maryland (February 20, 2013). "Michael A. Jackson, Sheriff, Prince George's County, Maryland". Maryland State Archives. State of Maryland. Retrieved 2014-06-11.
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- Josh Barr (2005-03-10). "For Crossland, a Victory Worth Savoring". The Washington Post. pp. PG25. Retrieved 2008-01-20.