Claremont High School (California)

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Claremont High School [CHS]
Claremont High School Logo.jpg
Logo of Claremont High School
1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.


United States
Coordinates34°06′46″N 117°43′25″W / 34.11278°N 117.72361°W / 34.11278; -117.72361Coordinates: 34°06′46″N 117°43′25″W / 34.11278°N 117.72361°W / 34.11278; -117.72361
MottoA Tradition of Excellence
Founded1890 (as Claremont Grammar School)
School districtClaremont Unified School District
CEEB code050590
PrincipalBrett O'Connor
Faculty92.62 (FTE)[1]
Number of students2,414 (2017-18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio26.06[1]
Campus size20 acres
Campus typeSuburban
School color(s)     Maroon
Athletics conferencePalomares League
Team nameWolfpack
AccreditationWestern Association of Schools and Colleges
Newspaper"The Wolfpacket"
Yearbook"El Espiritu"

Claremont High School is a public high school nestled in the northern foothills of the Pomona Valley in Claremont, California, United States. Part of the Claremont Unified School District, it is a California Distinguished School, a two-time national Blue Ribbon School of Excellence (1986–1987, 1999–2000), and a nationally recognized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School.[2]

The school serves Claremont and a small section of Pomona.[3]


Claremont's sports programs include football, basketball, volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, water polo, swimming and diving, wrestling, tennis, soccer, track and field, and cross-country. The varsity football team has won 21 league championships, including 5 CIF titles.[citation needed] The cross-country team earned a fourth-place finish at the 2009 CIF State Meet and a third-place finish at the 2010 CIF State Meet. The girls cross-country team won first-place in both the 2016 and 2017 CIF State Meets. The boys also finished first in the 2016 CIF State Meet. In 2009 and 2010, the varsity tennis team won CIF titles.[4] The soccer team won back to back league titles in 1993, 2001–2002 and 2011.[citation needed]

Claremont is part of the Palomares League consisting of Chino Hills High School, Charter Oak High School, Ayala High School, South Hills High School, and Damien High School. Claremont High School has 24 varsity athletic teams.

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  1. ^ a b c "Claremont High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 3, 2019.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-06-18. Retrieved 2012-09-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Elementary Attendance Areas." Claremont Unified School District. Retrieved on February 11, 2017. Old URL: "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-25. Retrieved 2008-04-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  5. ^ "John Darnielle, Class of 1985 - Claremont High School - Classmates". Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  6. ^ " Cameron Morrah". player profiles. Retrieved 26 May 2011.
  7. ^ Miller, Wendy. "Opium Dreamland: Reporter Sam Quinones on Heroin, Pills and his Punk-Rock Roots". Cal Alumni Associations. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  8. ^ Torribio, Sarah (June 25, 2015). "Dillon Tate on fast-track to MLB". Claremont Courier. Retrieved August 1, 2016.

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