Blackford High School (Indiana)

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Blackford High School
2392 North State Road 3
Hartford City, Indiana 47348
United States
Coordinates 40°29′06″N 85°22′17″W / 40.48500°N 85.37139°W / 40.48500; -85.37139Coordinates: 40°29′06″N 85°22′17″W / 40.48500°N 85.37139°W / 40.48500; -85.37139
Type Public high school
Motto Nulli Secundus
(Second to None)
Established 1969
Principal Scott Shimer
Teaching staff 37
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 532 (2014-2015)
Nickname Bruins

Blackford High School is a public high school in Hartford City, Indiana which includes grades 9 through 12. It is part of the Blackford County School District, and is the sole public high school serving all of Blackford County. Like the county, Blackford High School is named after Isaac Blackford.


Blackford High School opened in the fall of 1969,[2] replacing the former Hartford City High School and Montpelier High School. Blackford High School's team colors are red, white, and black. These colors were selected from the high schools that used to exist in the county. Red came from the Roll Red Rollers. White came from the Montpelier Spartans. Black came from the Hartford City Airedales.


The football team won the state championship in 1974 and 1979.[3]

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  1. ^ "IDOE: Compass". Retrieved 16 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Suite, John (2004-03-30). "Board divides proposed recreation paths into phases". The News-Times [Hartford City]. Retrieved 2007-03-26. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "IHSAA State Championships by School". Retrieved 16 July 2015. 
  4. ^ NASA Astronaut Bio. Retrieved on 2007-03-26.

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