Chinle High School
|Chinle High School|
|School type||Public high school|
|School district||Chinle Unified School District|
|Enrollment||1,250 students (2013)|
|Color(s)||Vegas gold, black|
|Rival||Window Rock High School|
|Website||Chinle High School|
Chinle High School is a high school (grades 9 to 12) in Chinle, an unincorporated area of Apache County, Arizona, United States. The school is the only high school in the Chinle Unified School District, and all of the district's elementary and middle schools feed into it. Chinle High School serves several unincorporated areas in Apache County, including Chinle, Lukachukai, Many Farms, Rough Rock, Tsaile, and some areas considered to be Nazlini. The areas the school serves are within the Navajo Nation.
The school's basketball teams play in the 7,500+-seat Wildcat Den. It was built in 2006 at a cost of $23 million and was called by The Arizona Republic sports columnist Richard Obert "the best high school arena in Arizona". It is also tied for the 15th-largest high school basketball gymnasium in the United States. Before playing in the Wildcat Den, the teams played at the 1,000-seat Chinle Community Center.
- Megalyn Echikunwoke - actress
- Stephens, Mitch (February 20, 2013). "Beyond the X: Rez Ball fuels basketball fever in Arizona's Navajo Nation". MaxPreps.com. CBSSports.com. Retrieved March 8, 2013.
- "About." (Archive). Chinle High School. Retrieved on April 28, 2012.
- Obert, Richard. "Chinle's Wildcat Den shut down for repairs." The Arizona Republic. Monday January 17, 2011. Retrieved on May 10, 2016.
- Di Giovanni, Larry. "Gang violence up in rez town; school heads in 'denial?'" (). Gallup Independent. April 10, 2003. Retrieved on May 31, 2016.
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