Avon Lake High School

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Avon Lake High School
175 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, Ohio 44012
United States
Coordinates 41°30′31″N 82°1′4″W / 41.50861°N 82.01778°W / 41.50861; -82.01778Coordinates: 41°30′31″N 82°1′4″W / 41.50861°N 82.01778°W / 41.50861; -82.01778
Type Public, Coeducational high school
Established September, 1923
School district Avon Lake City Schools
Principal Dr. Brad Cocco
Faculty 65.74 (FTE)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1152
Student to teacher ratio 17.42
Campus type Suburban
Color(s) Maroon and Gold         
Athletics conference Southwestern Conference
Sports Football, Soccer, Basketball, Tennis, Swimming, Diving, Track, Cross Country, Baseball, Softball, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Lacrosse, Golf, Bowling, Volleyball, Wrestling, Curling
Mascot Shorty Shoreman
Nickname Shoremen
Rivals Amherst High School and Avon High School
National ranking 170 (Newsweek)
Newspaper The Spectrum
Yearbook Shore Log
State Ranking 11(Newsweek)

Avon Lake High School (ALHS) is a public high school located in Avon Lake, Ohio, west of Cleveland. It serves grades 9-12. It is part of the Avon Lake City Schools.


ALHS achieved "excellent" ratings on the Ohio State Report Card every year from 2003 to 2012.[6] Reflecting the new statewide scoring, ALHS has consistently earned "A" grades for achievement (performance index and indicators met) and graduation rate since 2013.[7] As of 2016, ALHS is ranked 261st by Newsweek Magazine[8] and 561st by U.S. News & World Report.[9] Avon Lake High School was ranked 170th in the nation by Newsweek Magazine in 2015. [10] In 2011, Avon Lake City Schools were also recognized by WorkplaceDynamics and the Cleveland Plain Dealer as the 8th best "Northeast Ohio Top Workplaces" in the large companies category (companies with 500 or more local employees).[11]


Avon Lake has been part of the Southwestern Conference (SWC) since 1964.

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  7. ^ 2013-2014 Report Card for Avon Lake High School
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  10. ^ "America's Top High Schools 2015". Newsweek. Newsweek LLC. Retrieved 28 September 2015. 
  11. ^ WorkplaceDynamics: Northeast Ohio Top Workplaces 2011: Large Company Category
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