- Cheshire High School
Cheshire High School Location Cheshire, CT, USA Information Type Public High school Staff Kevin M. Ryan (Principal) Enrollment 1,671
Cheshire High School is located on Route 10 (South Main Street) across from Bartlem Park in Cheshire, Connecticut. It is 15 miles (24 km) north of New Haven and 25 miles (40 km) south of Hartford. It is the town's sole public high school.
Program of Study
Advanced Placement courses
Cheshire High School offers advanced placement courses in several subjects, including: statistics, calculus, physics, biology, chemistry, environmental science, computer science, studio art, music theory, United States history, European history, Latin, German, French, Spanish, and English. One hundred seventy students took 254 AP exams, and 87 percent scored three points or more (out of a possible five). A score of three or higher on AP exams is often transferable for college credit.
As of 2006, Cheshire High School has 1,671 students, 106 faculty members (most with at least a Master's Degree), seven guidance counselors, three assistant principals, and one principal. The school is accredited by the New England Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges.
Class of 2006
Four hundred six students were graduated in June 2006. The students were surveyed, and 83% planned to go to a four-year college, 10% to a two-year college, and 3% straight into the workforce. One percent each went into the military, a vocational or proprietary school, were undecided, or had other plans. There were nine National Merit Commended Scholars, and one National Merit Scholar.
Three hundred eighty-nine students of the Class of 2006 took the SAT's. The average scores were 529 verbal and 544 math, well above the state and national averages.
The last renovations to Cheshire High School were completed during the summer of 2000. Designed by DeCarlo & Doll, Inc. and built by Trataros Construction, Inc., the renovations added 73,400 square feet (6,820 m2) of space at a cost of over eight million dollars.
The renovation brought to the school a new two-story wing of about 51,000 square feet (4,700 m2), containing:
- Thirteen classrooms, which now primarily house math and foreign language classes.
- Two computer labs.
- A common area (which primarily serves as a cafeteria).
- Administrative and guidance offices.
A new band room was also made in the rear of the building. In addition, three science classrooms were renovated, faculty parking lots were created, and landscaping work was done in the front of school, around the new wing. As this new addition faced the main road, it became the new facade and main entrance to the school. Previously, the main entrance was tucked away at the side of the building.
Prior to this, the school was last renovated in 1971.
Cheshire Football won the class LL State Championship game against Staples of Westport 28–21 in OT on December 5, 2009.
The Marching Ram Band has won many competitions and championships since its creation. This includes the 2007 Outback Bowl in Tampa Bay, Florida, and many USSBA and MAC Championship titles. The Ram Band also marched prestigious parades such as the 43rd Presidential Inaugural Parade, the 1999 Tournament of Roses Parade, and the 2000 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Due to economic issues, the band, which was scheduled to play for the Queen of England in London's 2012 New Year's Parade, will not be doing so in 2010, but may be at a later date.
- Mansoor Alam - current activist and humanitarian, Director of The Enough Foundation
- Brad Ausmus – former Major League Baseball All Star catcher (1993–2010); current special assistant for the San Diego Padres.
- Sunil Gulati – president of the United States Soccer Federation; Economics faculty member at Columbia University.
- Adam Kaloustian – producer for tv shows such as Blow Out, Shear Genius, The Club, and American Gladiators. Adam is best known for being the senior producer of The Biggest Loser, a hit reality tv series on NBC.
- Brian Leetch – former National Hockey League defenseman (1987–2006).
- Legs McNeil – journalist; co-founder of PUNK Magazine.
- Anjul Nigam – actor
- Ron Palillo – actor
- Paul Pasqualoni – current head coach of the University of Connecticut football team.
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- Cheshire High School website
- Cheshire High School Student Handbook (2006)
- Cheshire Athletics
- Cheshire Lacrosse
- Cheshire Football
- Images of the 2000 addition
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