Cedar Shoals High School

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Cedar Shoals High School
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1300 Cedar Shoals Drive
Athens, Georgia, (Clarke County), 30605
United States
Coordinates 33°55′17″N 83°19′35″W / 33.92138°N 83.32642°W / 33.92138; -83.32642Coordinates: 33°55′17″N 83°19′35″W / 33.92138°N 83.32642°W / 33.92138; -83.32642
School type Public, High school
Established 1972 (1972)
Status Open
School district Clarke County School District
NCES District ID 1301170[1].
CEEB Code 110116
NCES School ID 130117000453[2].
Principal Tony Price[3]
Faculty 99.10 (on an FTE basis)[2]
Grades 9-12[2]
Enrollment 1,517[2] (2009-2010)
Color(s) Blue and Orange          
Mascot Jaguar
Feeder schools Hilsman Middle School,
W. R. Coile Middle School

Cedar Shoals High School is a high school established in 1972 in Athens, Georgia, in the Clarke County School District. It and Clarke Central High School are the district's two main high schools, and their rivalry is known as the Classic City Championship.

The school inaugurated a new building in 2001.[4][5]

Student activities[edit]

Cedar Shoals features a variety of student activities.


  • The JROTC Raider team of male and female JROTC cadets compete at many state, regional and national Raider events. For the 70th anniversary of D-Day, they were the only group from Georgia to be invited to march in the D-Day Memorial parade in Ste. Mere-Eglise on June 6, 2014. Their trip was impeded by a delayed flight to New York, forcing them to spend the night at John F. Kennedy Airport. The cadets marched in the parade and toured the Normandy area and Paris before returning home on June 11, 2014.
  • The Classic City Sound Marching Band, under the direction of Dion Muldrow, has earned several Superior honors at area marching band festivals. Known for their halftime shows highlighting pop, funk, and even Latin fare, the band has performed at the Allstate Sugar Bowl as well as the National Fourth of July Parade in Washington DC.
  • The school's academic team (known as the QuizJags) has won several city, region and state titles since 2004. On April 30, 2014, they defeated Galloway School to become WSB-TV's High Q champion and won $5000 in scholarship money for the players.[6] The team has also attended three National History Bowls in Washington DC as well as six NAQT High School National Championship Tournaments since 2004.


  • PACS (Positive About Cedar Shoals) is a school-wide philanthropy that raises funds for area programs and performs community events in town, including picking up litter near the school and taking care of the school rain garden.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Tituss Burgess, Broadway actor known for playing Sebastian in The Little Mermaid[7]


  1. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Clarke County". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved August 9, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Cedar Shoals High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved August 9, 2011. 
  3. ^ "School board names Price principal at Cedar Shoals". OnlineAthens • Athens Banner-Herald • Morris Digital Works. May 13, 2011. Retrieved August 10, 2011. 
  4. ^ Cedar Shoals High School Retrieved August 26, 2011.
  5. ^ "Cedar Shoals High School". Retrieved August 10, 2011. 
  6. ^ Cedar Shoals wins High Q championship Athens Banner-Herald, May 14, 2014. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
  7. ^ Tituss Burgess at the Morton Theatre Feb. 13 University of Georgia, Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  8. ^ Marieo Foster Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  9. ^ DeDe Lattimore Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  10. ^ Quentin Moses Retrieved February 2, 2015.

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