Chatfield Senior High School
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|Chatfield Senior High School|
|7227 South Simms Street
|Motto||Charger Pride, It's What's Inside|
|School district||Jefferson County Public Schools|
|Grades||9 to 12|
|Color(s)||Burgundy, silver, white, and black|
|Superintendent||Dr. Cindy Stevenson|
|Rivaling school||Columbine High School|
Chatfield Senior High School opened in the fall of 1985; there was no senior class its first year. The school's first graduating class was the Class of 1987. During reconstruction on Columbine High School and after the Columbine High School massacre, Columbine students attended classes at Chatfield.
Chatfield has produced well-known athletes such as LenDale White, Ryan Vena, Katie Hnida, Robbie McEwen and Zac Robinson. Chatfield's football team in 2001, led by Coach Dave Logan, defensive tackle Robbie McEwen, QB Ryan Bucher and running back LenDale White, won the state championship. In 2001 Chatfield's football team went undefeated, winning the Jeffco and State Championships and ending the season ranked 11th in the nation.
Awards and recognition
Chatfield's marching band is among the top in the state each year, having placed 4th in 2000, 7th in 2005, 10th in 2006, 6th in 2007, 7th in 2008, 9th in 2009, and 9th in 2012.
Chatfield's pom squad also took 1st in league for the 2006–2007 year as well as 3rd at the NDA nationals in Florida.
In 2009 the Lady Chargers varsity soccer team took state.
In 2010 Chatfield student athletes beat rival school Columbine in every varsity sport.
- Dian Bachar – actor
- Katie Hnida – football player
- Zac Robinson – football player
- Tyler Sturdevant – baseball player
- Ryan Vena – football player
- LenDale White – football player
- James Wessels Concert and Music Photographer