High Point High School is a public high school located in Beltsville, an unincorporated section of Prince George's County, Maryland, United States of America, and built on the highest point in Prince George's County.The school, serving children in grades 9 through 12, is part of the Prince George's County Public Schools district system.High Point serves a portion of the city of College Park, and several unincorporated areas, including Adelphi, Beltsville, Landover and Hyattsville.High Point students come from middle schools throughout Prince George's County. They hail predominately from Buck Lodge Middle School and Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, both in unincorporated Prince George's County. Originally, the students were bussed as well from Beltsville Junior High school which is now known as Beltsville Elementary School.HistoryOpened in 1954, High Point High School was originally going to be named Cherry Hill High School. However, after some thought, school officials decided to change the name to "High Point," because of the school's location on the highest point in Prince George's County, Maryland.In 2011 an 84-second video of a fight at the school was posted to YouTube. Students at the school had been saying for months that the security had been poor and violence had been rampant at the school. The students argued that the school administrators downplayed these facts.
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