Collinsville High School

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Collinsville High School
CHS Kahoks.jpg
2201 South Morrison
Collinsville, Illinois, 62234
Coordinates 38°38′50″N 90°00′40″W / 38.6473°N 90.011°W / 38.6473; -90.011
Type public secondary
School district Collinsville Community Unit 10
Superintendent Dr. Robert Green
Principal David Snider
Grades 9-12
Gender coed
Enrollment 1999[1]
Average class size 19.9[1]
Campus suburban
School colour(s)      purple
Fight song Indian Trail
Athletics conference Southwestern Conference
Mascot Chief Kahok
Nickname Kahoks[2]
Average ACT scores 19.9[1]
Newspaper The Kahoki
Yearbook The Kahokian

Collinsville High School (CHS) is a four-year comprehensive public high school in the Collinsville Community Unit School District 10. In 2011, Collinsville High School had an enrollment of 1,985 students.[1]


In 2008, 84.2% of the senior class graduated, posting an average ACT score of 19.9.[1] Based on scores earned on the Prairie State Achievement Examination, Collinsville High School is not achieving Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) in meeting the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.[1] The school, overall, is not making AYP in reading and mathematics.[1] One student subgroup is not making AYP in reading.[1] The school is on year three of Academic Watch.[1]


Collinsville competes in the Southwestern Conference. The school is also a member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA). Teams are stylized as the Kahoks.

The school sponsors interscholastic athletic teams for young men and women in basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, and track & field.[3] Young men may also compete in baseball, football, and wrestling, while young women may also compete in cheerleading, softball, and volleyball.[3] While not sponsored by the IHSA, the school also sponsors a Marching band and dance team.[3]

The following teams have finished in the top four of their respective IHSA sponsored state tournaments or meets:[4]

  • Baseball: 2nd place (1982–83); State Champions (1940–41, 79–80)
  • Basketball (boys): 4th place (1949–50); 3rd place (1936–37, 77–78); 2nd place (1956–57); State Champions (1960–61, 64–65)
  • Bowling (boys): 4th place (2008–09); 3rd place (2002–03); 2nd place (1997–98, 98-99)
  • Bowling (girls): 3rd place (2008–09); 2nd place (2005–06) 1st place (2009-2010)
  • Soccer (boys): 3rd place (1993–94); 2nd place (1985–86, 96–97); State Champions (1981–82, 86–87, 91–92, 92–93)
  • Soccer (girls): 4th place (1987–88)
  • Volleyball (girls): 4th place (1979–80)
  • Dance Team (girls): 2nd Place (1998, 2015), 3rd Place (2006, 2014); State Champions (2007-2009, 2011, 2015)
  • Marching Band: 3rd place at Tiger Ambush Classic (2011); 1st place at prelims, 10th place in Finals, and best general effect at Lafayette Contest of Champions (2011); 1st place in 3A, Best Music, Best Visual, Outstanding General Effect, Best Percussion, Best Color Guard, And Grand Championships of class 1A, 2A, and 3A at McKendree Preview of Champions (2011); 1st place Blue Division, Outstanding Music, and Outstanding Visual at Greater St. Louis Marching Festival. (2011); 2nd Place VP Fair Parade (2012); 3rd place O'Fallon Township High School Metro East Marching Classic participating in class AA. (2012); 1st place in 3A, Best Music, Best Visual, Outstanding General Effect, Best Percussion, Best Color Guard, And Grand Championships of class 1A, 2A, and 3A at McKendree Preview of Champions (2012) First Place, Best Visual at the Veiled Prophet Parade (2013), First Place class 4A, Best Percussion, Best Visual, Best General Effect, Best Color Guard (of the day) at the McKendree Preview of Champions (2013), 4th Place in Class AAA at Bands of America Grand Nationals (2013), Grand Champion, 1st Place in Class 3A Field (Music, Visual, GE, Percussion, Guard) at McKendree Preview of Champions (2014)
  • Winter Percussion Ensemble: 1st place MCCGA championships Scholastic B Class (2011), 3rd place MCCGA championships Scholastic A Class (2012)

Notable alumni[edit]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Illinois School Report Card for Collinsville High School" (PDF). Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). Retrieved 3 September 2009. 
  2. ^ a b School information for CHS;; accessed 4 September 2009
  3. ^ a b c "Collinsville High School Athletic Department". Collinsville High School. Retrieved 3 September 2009. 
  4. ^ "Season summaries for Collinsville High School". Illinois High School Association (IHSA). Retrieved 3 September 2009.