Henrietta M. King High School

Coordinates: 27°29′43″N 97°51′15″W / 27.4954°N 97.8541°W / 27.4954; -97.8541

Henrietta M. King High School
2210 S Brahma Blvd
Kingsville, Texas 78363-7108
United States
School type Public high school
Established 1910
School district Kingsville Independent School District
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 946[1] (2015)
Color(s)           Black & gold
Athletics conference UIL Class 16 AAAA Div. I
Mascot Brahmas
Website Henrietta M. King High School

Henrietta M. King High School is a 4A public high school located in Kingsville, Texas, US. It is part of the Kingsville Independent School District located in west central Kleberg County. In 2011, the school was rated "academically unacceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]


H.M. King High School is named after Henrietta King, the wife of Richard King, founder of the King Ranch.


The Kingsville Brahmas compete in the following sports:

Cross country, volleyball, football, basketball, powerlifting, soccer, golf, tennis, track, softball and baseball.

State finalists


Football games are held at Javelina Stadium


Soccer games for both the girls' and boys' teams are held at the MOPAC field for home games.


The school's powerlifting program has always been a strong part of the athletic department and got a further boost when Gary Pamplin and Sam Callis took over, producing notable lifters like Mark Cortez and Javiel Rojas. The program is currently under the leadership of Doug Kent.



H.M. King High School features a strong musical program through its concert bands and marching band under the direction of Porfirio Mendez. The H.M. King Mighty Brahma Marching Band has had consistent success throughout the years, having gone to the state-level UIL Marching Band Competition in San Antonio, Texas, for the 14th time, in the 2014-2015 marching season.


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