Firestone High School

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Firestone High School
Address
333 Rampart Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44313
Coordinates 41°07′05″N 81°33′56″W / 41.11803°N 81.565592°W / 41.11803; -81.565592Coordinates: 41°07′05″N 81°33′56″W / 41.11803°N 81.565592°W / 41.11803; -81.565592
Information
Type State School
Opened 1963
School district Akron Public Schools
Principal Larry Petry
Grades 9-12
Color(s) Green and Gold          
Athletics conference Akron City Series
Nickname Falcons

Harvey S. Firestone High School is a public high school located on the northwest side of Akron, Ohio. It is one of seven high schools in the Akron Public Schools district. The high school currently offers programs such as The Akron School for the Arts, International Baccalaureate Program, and Advanced Placement classes. Opened in 1963, Firestone is named after the founder of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, Harvey Firestone. Firestone has been named as one of the top 1,000 public high schools in the United States for its AP and IB programs by Newsweek in 2003, 2005, 2006, and 2007.[1]

Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships[edit]

National Champions[edit]

  • Boys Swimming - 1999 (public), 2000, 2002

Alumni[edit]

Some notable alumni of Firestone are:

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