Claremont High School (California)

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Claremont High School [CHS]
Claremont High School Logo.jpg
1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
Claremont, California, 91711
United States
Coordinates 34°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
Type Public
Motto A Tradition of Excellence
Established 1964
Founded 1890 (as Claremont Grammar School)
School district Claremont Unified School District
CEEB Code 050590
Principal Dr. Brett O'Connor
Vice principal June Hilton
Vice principal Clara Dehmer
Vice principal Doug McCasey
Faculty ~120
Number of students 2,400
Campus size 20 acres
Campus type Suburban
School colour(s)      Maroon
Mascot Wolfpack
Team name Wolfpack
Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Newspaper "The Wolfpacket"
Yearbook "El Espiritu"

Claremont High School is a public high school 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]


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 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]


Claremont's sports programs include football, basketball, volleyball, golf, baseball, water polo, wrestling, 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 earned a fourth place finish at the 2009 CIF State Meet and a third 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. Claremont High School has 24 varsity athletic teams.

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