A silver color metal and enamel insignia 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall, consisting of a blue enamel octagon on which is the head of a tiger affronté couped detailed of blue enamel, all within an encircling silver band inscribed "TIGERS" at the top and "AUBURN HIGH SCHOOL" below in blue enamel letters.
Royal blue and white are the colors of Auburn High School. The octagon is from the coat of army of the School. The head of the tiger is indicative of the name "Tigers" by which the School's athletic teams are known. It also reflects the spirit of the cadets in academic, military and physical endeavors.
The shoulder loop insignia was approved on 29 July 1976.