Claremont High School (Claremont, California)

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Claremont High School [CHS]
Claremont High School Logo.jpg
Address
1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
Claremont, California, 91711
United States
Coordinates34°06′46″N 117°43′25″W / 34.11278°N 117.72361°W / 34.11278; -117.72361Coordinates: 34°06′46″N 117°43′25″W / 34.11278°N 117.72361°W / 34.11278; -117.72361
Information
TypePublic
MottoA Tradition of Excellence
Established1964
Founded1890 (as Claremont Grammar School)
School districtClaremont Unified School District
CEEB Code050590
PrincipalDr. Brett O'Connor
Vice principalJune Hilton
Vice principalSteven Patterson
Vice principalAnita Arora
Faculty~120
Number of students2,400
Campus size20 acres
Campus typeUrban
School Colour(s)     maroon
     gray
     white
MascotWolfpack
Team nameWolfpack
Accreditation(s)Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Newspaper"The Wolfpacket"
Yearbook"El Espiritu"
Website
 
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Claremont High School [CHS]
Claremont High School Logo.jpg
Address
1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
Claremont, California, 91711
United States
Coordinates34°06′46″N 117°43′25″W / 34.11278°N 117.72361°W / 34.11278; -117.72361Coordinates: 34°06′46″N 117°43′25″W / 34.11278°N 117.72361°W / 34.11278; -117.72361
Information
TypePublic
MottoA Tradition of Excellence
Established1964
Founded1890 (as Claremont Grammar School)
School districtClaremont Unified School District
CEEB Code050590
PrincipalDr. Brett O'Connor
Vice principalJune Hilton
Vice principalSteven Patterson
Vice principalAnita Arora
Faculty~120
Number of students2,400
Campus size20 acres
Campus typeUrban
School Colour(s)     maroon
     gray
     white
MascotWolfpack
Team nameWolfpack
Accreditation(s)Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Newspaper"The Wolfpacket"
Yearbook"El Espiritu"
Website

Claremont High School is a public secondary school (9th through 12th grades) situated in Claremont, California, USA. Part of the Claremont Unified School District, it is a California Distinguished School, a two-time national Blue Ribbon School of Excellence (1986–1987)(1999–2000), and a nationally recognized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School.[1]

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History

Claremont High School is located in Claremont, California about 30 miles east of Los Angeles. Claremont High is just a few miles from the consortium of seven Claremont Colleges. Within the Claremont Unified School District, Claremont High is the comprehensive high school, along with seven elementary schools, a school for orthopedically handicapped students, one intermediate school, one continuation high school, one community day school, and one adult school.

Claremont High School serves 2,400 students from a predominantly middle to upper-class college community. The students speak over 20 different languages at home. The student community is 45% White, 29% Hispanic, 13% Asian and Pacific Islander, and 8% African-American. Over 96% are fluent English speakers. Claremont High serves approximately 35 orthopedically handicapped students from this and surrounding school districts. [2]

Athletics

Claremont's sports programs are mostly successful, including football, volleyball, tennis, soccer, track and field, and cross-country. The varsity football team has won 21 league championships, including 5 CIF titles.[citation needed] The cross-country team has excelled and earned a 4th place finish at the 2009 CIF State Meet and a 3rd place finish at the 2010 CIF State Meet. In 2009 and 2010, the varsity tennis team won CIF [1] titles. The soccer team won back to back league titles in 1993, 2001-2002 and 2011.[citation needed] Claremont is part of the Sierra League consisting of Chino Hills High School, Charter Oak High School, Ayala High School, South Hills High School, and Damien High School. Currently, Claremont High School has 24 varsity athletic teams.

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