Simsbury High School

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Simsbury High School
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Address
34 Farms Village Rd.
Simsbury, Connecticut
United States
Information
Type public secondary
CEEB Code 070675
Principal Neil Sullivan
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1600
Nickname Trojans
Accreditations It was also included on the Newsweek magazine's 2008 top 2400 public schools, as well as earning the top and second place (which varies every year between the two spots) in the Farmington Valley School systems. SHS is in the top 6% of all schools nationally.[1]
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Yearbook Pinnacle
Website

Simsbury High School offers 33 varsity sports with 72 competitive teams that involve over 1180 individual students. The athletic program has been honored multiple times with the Michaels Achievement Cup for outstanding achievement in athletics in the state of Connecticut.[2] About 75% of the student body is involved in clubs and activities.

Academic achievements[edit]

SHS students ranked highly on the Connecticut Academic Performance Test, scoring at or above 97% percent proficient in all categories in 2007 and 2008.[3]

Of the class of 2005, 93% attended four-year and two-year colleges and universities. This included in- and out-of-state universities.

Simsbury High School was selected as having one of the top 100 outstanding music programs in the United States.[4]

In 2005, the mean SAT score was 1162.[5]

Notable alumni[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.newsweek.com/id/201160
  2. ^ "Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance 65th Gold Key dinner" (PDF). Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance. p. 7. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  3. ^ "Simsbury High School". GreatSchools Inc. Retrieved 2009-08-08. 
  4. ^ "Where Are the "Best 100 Communities for Music Education" in America?". Yamaha Corporation of America. Retrieved 2009-08-08. 
  5. ^ "CERC Town Profile 2008" (PDF). www.cerc.com. Retrieved 2009-08-08. 

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Coordinates: 41°52′14″N 72°49′17″W / 41.87056°N 72.82139°W / 41.87056; -72.82139