Chardon High School

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Chardon High School
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A Legacy of Pride, a Future of Promise[1]
Address
151 Chardon Avenue
Chardon, Ohio, (Geauga County), 44024
United States
Coordinates 41°35′28″N 81°12′1″W / 41.59111°N 81.20028°W / 41.59111; -81.20028Coordinates: 41°35′28″N 81°12′1″W / 41.59111°N 81.20028°W / 41.59111; -81.20028
Information
Type Public, Coeducational high school
School district Chardon Local School District
Superintendent Joe Bergant[2]
Principal Andrew Fetchik[2]
Faculty 60.2 (on FTE basis)[3]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1153[3] (2005-06)
Student to teacher ratio 19.2[3]
Campus type Suburban
Color(s) Red and Black [2]         
Athletics conference Premier Athletic Conference[2]
Team name Hilltoppers[2]
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [4]
Athletic Director Doug Snyder[2]
Website

Chardon High School (commonly Chardon, Chardon High, or CHS), is a public high school in Chardon, Ohio, USA, serving students in grades 9-12. The school is part of the Chardon Local School District, with admission based primarily on the location of students' homes.[3] As of the 2005-06 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,153 students and 60.2 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 19.2.[3]

Shooting[edit]

On Monday, February 27, 2012, a shooting occurred in the school, with the shooter identified as 17-year-old T.J. Lane.[5] The local news now reports that the suspect chose the six victims at random, countering early reports that a group of students were targeted. Local ABC affiliate WEWS reported 4 males and 1 female injured in this event. Three male shooting victims died. All Chardon Local Schools were immediately closed following the shooting. The high school was put under a lockdown procedure. The entire school district was closed on Tuesday, February 28. The district board also canceled classes in all schools until Friday, with numerous counseling services available until then.

Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chardon High School". Chardon High School. Archived from the original on 2008-08-22. Retrieved 2008-11-05. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Chardon High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2008-11-05. 
  4. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2010-02-17. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Student shot at Ohio high school dies, police say". CNN. 2012-02-27. 
  6. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31. 

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