Lake Taylor High School

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Lake Taylor High School
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1384 Kempsville Road


United States
School typePublic, high school
School districtNorfolk City Public Schools
SuperintendentDr. Melinda Boone
PrincipalLatesha N. Wade-Jenkins
Teaching staff109.42 (FTE)[1]
Enrollment1,237 (2017–18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio11.31[1]
Color(s)Red and black    
Athletics conferenceVirginia High School League
AAAA Eastern Region
Eastern District
RivalBooker T. Washington High School
Communities servedBerkley, Diggs Town, Oakleaf Park, Ocean View, Lake Edwards, Crown Point
WebsiteOfficial website

Lake Taylor High School is a public high school located in Norfolk, Virginia and is the "Home of the Mighty Titans". It is administered by Norfolk City Public Schools. The school colors are red and white and its mascot is the Titans. Lake Taylor High is also the home to a NJROTC program and is called The Academy of Leadership and Military Science.


The Titans play in the Eastern District. The football team, led by Hank Sawyer, has won numerous district titles throughout the last two decades, and won the Virginia state championship in 2012, 2014, and 2019. The football team also finished as runners-up in 1982, losing to George Washington-Danville, Salem Spartans in 2015, Woodgrove High School in 2018 and again in 2021 to Salem Spartans.

The Lady Titans basketball team won the state championship in 2010 and 2013, defeating Princess Anne High School on both occasions. The Boys Varsity Team finished as runners-up in 2016, and won the state title in 2018.

Notable alumni


  1. ^ a b c "Lake Taylor High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 3, 2020.
  2. ^ "Brandon Vera UFC Bio". Retrieved 2014-01-01.
  3. ^ "Tom Graves Stats". Retrieved 14 May 2020.

Coordinates: 36°52′8.6″N 76°12′5.8″W / 36.869056°N 76.201611°W / 36.869056; -76.201611