Berkshire High School (Burton, Ohio)

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Berkshire High School
14510 N. Cheshire Street
Burton, (Geauga County), Ohio 44021
United States
Coordinates 41°28′26″N 81°8′45″W / 41.47389°N 81.14583°W / 41.47389; -81.14583Coordinates: 41°28′26″N 81°8′45″W / 41.47389°N 81.14583°W / 41.47389; -81.14583
Type Public, Coeducational high school
School district Berkshire School District
Superintendent John Stoddard
Dean Brian Hiscox
Principal Michael J King
Grades 7-12
Average class size 100
Color(s) Purple and Gold [1]         
Athletics conference Chagrin Valley Conference
Mascot Badger
Team name Badgers[1]
Rival Cardinal High School
Newspaper The Badger Pause
Athletic Director Brian Hiscox[1]

Berkshire High School is a public high school in Burton, Ohio that serves Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio; Thompson Township, Geauga County, Ohio; Montville Township, Geauga County, Ohio; Claridon Township, Geauga County, Ohio; and Troy Township, Geauga County, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Berkshire School District and its mascot is the Badger.

Prior to consolidation, the school was known as Burton High School and its mascot was the Maple Leaf. The current location of Berkshire High School is the former residence of Seabury Ford, governor of Ohio. Unlike most American high schools, Berkshire High School is composed of grades seven through twelve.

Berkshire High School as of 2015 now includes students from Ledgemont High School, as Ledgemont closed their high school and is now an elementary that is part of the Berkshire Camups.

Elementary School closings[edit]

  • Claridon Elementary School- 2005
  • Troy Elementary School- 2009

Famous alumni[edit]

  • Dan Taylor, USA Track and Field Athlete, Shot Put - Class of 2000[2]

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