New Tucker High School Building and Entrance

Tucker High School Detailed Information

Tucker High School in DeKalb County Georgia has a rich history.   And construction is complete on new buildings and facitilites on the Tucker High
School campus

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  • Brockett Elementary 
  • Idlewood Elementary
  • Livsey Elementary 
  • Midvale Elementary 
  • Smoke Rise Elementary
Tucker High School Athletic Fields


TUCKER HIGH SCHOOL OVERVIEW:  In 1918, Tucker High School graduated its first class, thus beginning a rich history of educational excellence. Located in Tucker, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta, the school now serves over 1400 students. Throughout its long history, Tucker’s faculty and students have carried on a tradition of excellence in both scholarship and athletics.

TUCKER HIGH SCHOOL GOALS . Tucker High School bases its philosophy on the firm conviction that every individual has worth and dignity. We believe that if students are to reach their potentials, they, their parents, the community, and the school must share this conviction. We seek to assist the students in becoming mature adults, prepared to continue their formal education and equip them to meet the challenges and problems created by a changing and complex society

Tucker High School detailed information
Front view of Tucker High School

TUCKER HIGH SCHOOL UNIQUE ASSETS – Tucker High School has seen many changes in its 90+ year history. It has grown from a three-room rural schoolhouse to an urban school with more than 35 ethnic groups represented in its student body. True to our philosophy, Tucker offers a challenging curriculum that addresses the needs of all its students through self-contained classes, visually impaired classes, regular education, and advanced placement. Throughout its history, Tucker has enjoyed excellent faculties and boasts that four Superintendents of Education throughout Georgia were members of Tucker’s faculty at one time. Among the various programs offered at Tucker are:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, which is a challenging two-year academic program for students in grade 11 and 12
  • A+ Certification Program offered through the Technology Education department
  • Business Industry Certification
  • Advanced Placement (18 different courses offered)
  • Art department staffed by three art teachers
Tucker High School detailed information
Tucker High School Parking Deck
  •  DeKalb Star Student and Teacher
  • DeKalb Teacher of the Year
  • DeKalb Counselor of the Year
  • Georgia Gymnastics Coach of the Year
  • International Media Festival Winner
  • AAAA State Basketball Champions
  • AAA Track Champions
  • AAAA State Football Champions

Tucker’s Habitat for Humanity Chapter has been recognized as one of the top high school chapters in the nation. The chapter has raised over $100,000 since 2002 and has partnered with other groups to build 4 homes in the metro area. Chapter members have also attended Collegiate Challenge Builds in Taos and Miami during spring break. 

Tucker’s students are consistently selected to attend the Governor’s Honors program and to be National Merit Scholarship Finalists. The school’s music program has maintained superior ratings throughout the years. Over 90% of seniors attend postgraduate schools

Tucker High School detailed information
View of Tucker High School at end of Main Street
  • Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training
  • Anchor club
  • Art club and National Art Society
  • Collage Literary Magazine
  • Conexion Latin CLub
  • Drama CLub
  • Ecology club
  • Family, Career and COmmunity Leaders of America
  • Future Engineers at Tucker
  • French Club
  • German Club
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • International CLub
  • Key Club
  • Legal Explorers
  • National Beta Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Newspaper: Tiger Tales
  • SADD Students against Detructive Decisions
  • Spanish CLub
  • Student Council
  • Technology Student Association
  • Yearbook


  • Cheerleading: Coaches: Football: Annette Gibson and Nakhia Miller, Contact for Information: Annette Gibson 678.874.3788
  • Cross Country: Coach: TBA, Contact for Information: 678.874.3702
  • Football: Varsity Head Coach: Franklin Stephens, Varsity Assistant Coaches: Brian Lamar, Todrick Malone, Jon Rich, Sonny Spurlock, Robby Gilbert, Bud King,Contact for Information: Franklin Stephens 678.874.3742
  • Rifle: Coaches: Sr. MSgt. Carlton Ross and Col. James Williams; Contact for Information: Col. James Williams 678.874.3835
  • Fast Pitch Softball: Coaches: Varsity: Tracy Rojo; Assistant Coaches: Nicole Komisarow, Christy Wahl, Brad Cole; Contact for Information: Tracy Rojo 
  • Volleyball: Coaches: Varsity: Robin Potter; Junior Varsity: Becky Caldwell; Contact for Information: Robin Potter 678.874.3787
  • Boys Basketball: Coaches: Varsity: James Hartry; Junior Varsity: Pervis Cooper; Contact for Information: James Hartry 678.874.3787
  • Girls Basketball: Coaches: Varsity: Robin Potter; Junior Varsity: TBA; Contact for Information: Robin Potter 678.874.3787
  • Cheerleading: Coach: Varsity Basketball: Crystal Eaddy; Junior Varsity Basketball: Stacy Hamilton; Contact for Information: Crystal Eaddy 678.874.3770
  • Swimming: Coaches: Kelly Voss, Becky Caldwell; Contact for Information: Kelly Voss 678.874.3828;
  • Wrestling: Coaches: Varsity: Mark Adams; Contact for Information: Mark Adams
  • Baseball: Coaches: Varsity: Bobby Gonzales; Junior Varsity: Michael Harwell;
  • Golf: Coach: TBA; Contact for Information: 
  • Gymnastics:Coach: Nicole Komisarow; Contact for Information: Nicole Komisarow 678.874.3776
  • Boys Soccer:  Coaches:Varsity: Tim Newmeyer; Junior Varsity: David Dacosta; Contact for Information: Tim Newmeyer 
  • Girls Soccer: Coaches:Varsity: Jamie Owen; Junior Varsity: Walter Gutzke; Contact for Information: Jaime Owen
  • Tennis: Coach: James Hartry; Contact for Information: James Hartry 678.874.3787
  • Track: Coach: TBA; Assistant Coach: Toderick Malone, Brian Lamar;Contact for Information: TBA 
Tucker High School detailed information
Tucker High School- view of back of school

 HISTORY OF TUCKER HIGH SCHOOL. Tucker High School originally opened it’s doors in 1918 as a three-room schoolhouse in rural Tucker, Georgia. Now it is an urban school with over 35 different ethnic groups represented with around 1,400 students. Located in suburban Atlanta, Tucker is known for maintaining a challenging curriculum that includes the prestigious International Baccalaureate Program and 16 Advanced Placement classes. Every year the seniors of Tucker High School earn between $5 and $10 million dollars in scholarships, with 95% of the seniors attending post-graduate schools.

SALLY ENGLISH TUCKER HIGH SCHOOL REAL ESTATE AGENT – For information and advice about buying or selling a home in Tucker Georgia call Sally English at 404-229-2995. Sally English specializes in homes and neighborhoods convenient to Tucker High School in zip code 30084.