Radnor High School
|Radnor High School|
|130 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, Pennsylvania
|Type||Public high school|
|School district||Radnor Township School District|
|Color(s)||Maroon and White|
Radnor High School is the only public high school in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania. It is part of the Radnor Township School District. Located 13 miles west of Philadelphia, Radnor Township lies along the Philadelphia Main Line, a collection of highly affluent Philadelphia suburbs. The faculty and support staff consists of close to 100 professionals, of whom 95% hold advanced degrees. Radnor High School is described as "techonologically up-to-date", and offers many AP and honors courses.
The high school has about 1,200 students in grades 9 through 12. The student body is mostly white, with a total minority enrollment of 22%. 90% of former Radnor students go on to graduate from four-year colleges and universities.
Extracurricular and athletic activities
Radnor offers a wide range of extracurricular and athletic activities. Their many clubs for students include Model UN, Robotics, Hi-Q, and Future Business Leaders of America. Their girls Ultimate Frisbee team won the 2012 Pennsylvania State Championship title.
U.S. News & World Report included Radnor in its 2012 list of the top 500 high schools in the nation, and ranked it as the sixth best high school in Pennsylvania. In 2012, The Daily Beast ranked Radnor as one of the top 500 schools in its list of the 1000 best public high schools in the nation.
- Emlen Tunnell '42 played professional football for the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers. 
- Anna Moffo '50 was a prominent soprano opera singer.
- Ted Dean '56 played for the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Joe Iacone '59 was named an All-American three times while playing football for West Chester University.
- Jan Berenstain '41 co-authored the classic Berenstain Bears book series.
- Randal Kleiser '64 directed the musical film Grease.
- Lance Clemons '65 played in the major leagues.
- Jane Barkman '69 won bronze and gold medals in swimming in the 1968 Mexico City Olympics and another gold medal in the 1972 Munich games.
- Thomas F. Wilson '77 played Biff Tannen in the movie trilogy Back to the Future.
- Lee Daniels '78 produced Monster's Ball (2001) and directed Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire (2009).
- Michael Hausman '78 founded and drummed for 'Til Tuesday. He currently manages Aimee Mann and Marc Cohn.
- Joshua Wurman '78 is a leading meteorologist who invented Doppler On Wheels mobile radars.
- Beth Kephart '78 is the author of thirteen novels. She has been a finalist for the National Book Awards.
- David Brooks '79 is an author and columnist for the New York Times.
- Mary Ellen Clark '81 won bronze medals in platform diving in the Barcelona and Atlanta Olympic Games.
- Paul Anthony Stewart '88 is an actor.
- Kelly Corrigan '85 is a bestselling author.
- Colby Cohen (born 1989), professional ice hockey player.
- "Radnor High School Overview". US News & World Report. Retrieved June 28, 2012.
- "2012 Radnor High School Profile".
- "Activities Directory". Radnor High School.
- Radnor Patch. May 30, 2012 http://radnor.patch.com/announcements/radnor-girls-ultimate-frisbee-team-wins-2012-pennsylvania-state-championship-title
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- "America's Best High Schools". The Daily Beast. Retrieved June 28, 2012.
- "Notable Radnor Alumni". Radnor Township School District. Retrieved June 28, 2012.
- Radnor High School Website
- Radnor Township School District Website
- Radnor Baseball
- Radnor Boys Soccer