Bayard Rustin High School
|Bayard Rustin High School at a glance|
|Member of SO since||2007|
|Best finish, regionals||2010-2012, 2015, 3rd place|
|Best finish, state||2012, 2015, 2nd place|
|Best finish, nationals||2012, 14th place|
Bayard Rustin High School, located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, competes in the Southeast region of Pennsylvania. It was opened the school year 2006-2007, and their Science Olympiad program was started in that same year. It is one of three West Chester Area School District High Schools along with Henderson High School and West Chester East High School. In 2012, the team made it to the National Tournament for the first time in school history, claiming 14th place. In 2015, Rustin returned to the National Tournament and placed 18th.
|Battle at Valley Forge (Conestoga)||3rd||4th||1st||1st|
Bayard Rustin High School hosts the Rustin Invitational each year for B Division. Currently the only invitational for B Division in Pennsylvania, a maximum of 48 schools can attend each year from regions such as Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Virginia. In 2015, the standard B Division events were run with the exception of Bottle Rocket, which did not run due to excessive wind and cold, as well as the trial events Invasive Species, Potions and Poisons, and Biology Blitz.