Taunton High School encourages the participation of all students in our Athletic Department,
in accordance with the THS student handbook.
The Athletic Program is committed to the total physical, emotional, and social development of its participants.
The program is an extension of the values and ideals of our school and aims to promote the development of a connected student.
Tryouts for the athletic program are open to all students,
provided they meet the standards of academic eligibility
and physical/health qualifications. Participation in our program is a privilege granted to students who meet and maintain these standards.
Message to Spectators and Parent
We urge you to support the Taunton High School Athletic program by:
• Attending games both home and away
• Lending positive support to our teams and coaches
• Encouraging all student-athletes without regard to their role on the team.
• Maintain appropriate sportsmanlike attitudes at all venues.
• Showing respect for the authority of game officials
• Enjoy the Taunton High athletic experience
Visit the THS Athletics Policies page for information regarding
participation rules, policy on physicals, and student eligibility.
Physicals must be updated with Athletic department every 13 months.
Physicals can expire during the course of an athletic season or school year.
If your physical is dated before or on the date below,
you need to renew and resubmit it to the athletics department.
Per discretion of Athletics Office
Established in 1849, Taunton High School is a comprehensive 8-12, school-choice secondary school, housed in an educational complex which opened in 1975 and was renovated in 2011. Accredited by NEASC, the school is home to 2700 students, and 430 in the class of 2017. 16:1 Student to Faculty ratio. Offers 17 AP courses and 47 Career Enhancement Courses. Partnerships with Bridgewater State Univ., Bristol Community College, and UMass-Dartmouth enable Dual enrollment programs for students to earn college credit while attending high school. 80% graduated seniors develop post-secondary pursuits (79% 2 or 4 year colleges). Free PSAT and SAT Testing for all students. 55 Extracurricular clubs and 18 Varsity sports to take part in.