Coal City High School

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Coal City High School
655 West Division Street
Coal City, Illinois

United States
Coordinates 41°17′11″N 88°18′00″W / 41.28639°N 88.30000°W / 41.28639; -88.30000Coordinates: 41°17′11″N 88°18′00″W / 41.28639°N 88.30000°W / 41.28639; -88.30000
Type Public
School district Coal City Community Unit School District #1
Faculty 37.0 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 650
Student to teacher ratio 17.7:1[1]
Color(s) green,gold
Athletics conference Interstate Eight Conference
Mascot Coalers

Coal City High School (Mascot: Coalers) is a four year high school in north-central Illinois. At last count, the school had 650 students, and is a member of the IHSA and the Interstate Eight Conference.[2] Coal City High School recently underwent renovation and was equipped with new state-of-the-art facilities, such as new science labs and a new auditorium and gymnasium. Coal City High School has had a history of notable athletic and interscholastic achievements.

CCHS is perhaps best known for its teachers. The distinguished school is home of noted history authority and Illinois Teacher of the year Dean Vigna. Despite graduating from rival school GSW, Mr. Vigna has been shaping young minds for 29 years. Mr. Hamann is the current principal. Mrs. Rutkowski is the current associate principal.

CCHS alum Kristen Verdun was named the 2010 Gatorade Illinois Player of the Year. John Marsaglia was the state champion in Impromptu Speaking.

Coal City High School has an "A+ Rating" from the rating service.[3]

Notable Alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Coal City High School. National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2011-03-06. "Total Students: 655 (2008-2009)"
  2. ^ "IHSA Index of Member Schools". Illinois High School Association. Retrieved 2011-03-06.
  3. ^ "Coal City High School in Coal City, Illinois". Retrieved 2011-03-06.

External links[edit]