Winchester High School (Massachusetts)

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Winchester High School
80 Skillings Road, Winchester,
Massachusetts 01890

Type Public
Motto Excellence in Learning
Established 1850
School district Winchester, Massachusetts
Principal Thomas E. Gwin, Ed.D.
Faculty 200 (estimated)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,200 (estimated)
Student to teacher ratio 1:6 (estimated)
Color(s) Red and Black          
Teams Sachems
Average SAT scores 583 verbal
617 math
603 writing (2010)[1]
Newspaper The Red and Black
Yearbook The Aberjona
Information (781) 721-7020

Winchester High School is a comprehensive 9-12 high school located in Winchester, Massachusetts. Founded in 1850, it moved into its current location in the spring of 1972. Consistently ranked among the best of Massachusetts public schools, close to 98% of students graduated in 2012, with about 96% of those continuing to higher education.


Winchester High School fields teams in the following sports:

Seasons Boys and girls Boys Girls Coed
Fall Cross country, soccer Football Swimming, volleyball, cheerleading, field hockey Golf
Winter Basketball, ice hockey, indoor track, alpine skiing, nordic skiing Swimming, wrestling Gymnastics
Spring Tennis, lacrosse, track and field Baseball, volleyball Softball Sailing, Crew, ultimate frisbee

Notable alumni[edit]


Coordinates: 42°27′21.5″N 71°8′2.2″W / 42.455972°N 71.133944°W / 42.455972; -71.133944