Clinton High School (Clinton, New York)

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Clinton High School
75 Chenango Avenue
Clinton, (Oneida County), New York 13323
United States
Coordinates 43°03′01″N 75°22′56″W / 43.050145°N 75.38222°W / 43.050145; -75.38222Coordinates: 43°03′01″N 75°22′56″W / 43.050145°N 75.38222°W / 43.050145; -75.38222
School type Public school (government funded), high school
Established 1955 (1955)[citation needed]
School district Clinton Central School District
NCES District ID 3607770[1]
Superintendent Dr.Stephen L. Grimm
CEEB code 331400
NCES School ID 360777000557[2]
Faculty 27.31 (on an FTE basis) [2]
Grades 912
Enrollment 400[3] (2014-15)
Student to teacher ratio 14.26 [2]
Language English
Campus Suburb: Midsize
Color(s)                Maroon, White and Grey
Team name Warriors
Feeder schools Clinton Middle School

Clinton High School, or CHS, is a public high school in the village of Clinton, Oneida County, New York, United States. All of the Clinton Central School District buildings are at the same location, and the middle school is attached to the high school, as are the district offices. The high school harbors four grades, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th. For the past five years, the school has gone through many renovations and expansions. School classes begin the first Thursday after Labor Day, and continue until June. The school year consists of 180 school days. The most recent[when?] school budget proposal, which requested $22.8 million for 2007-08, was rejected in May 2007 by 38 votes (677-639).


Clinton High School succeeded under the institutions of their boss, the superintendent.[clarification needed] In 1989, the two buildings were attached by several classrooms and a hallway, commonly known as 'the Bridge'. In 1996, the school's library was constructed. The 'Media Center' contains over 1,000 books and 30 computers. In 2003, another expansion was completed. The science wing added 8 new classrooms and facilities specially designed for Biology, Earth Science, Chemistry, and Physics. At the beginning of the 2004-2005 school year, the high school opened a new 50,000-square-foot (4,600 m2) gymnasium complex. Several other athletic facilities were constructed along with it, as well as a large lobby used for the district's annual craft fair.


Clinton High School regularly makes Newsweek's list of the top 1200 high schools, rising as high as 622 in 2005 and 423 in 2011 due to the classes of 2010 and 2011 being unusually strong. Academically, it has a reputation as one of the best public high schools in the area.

Extra-curricular Activities[edit]

The school offers and competes competitively in a number of sports, including soccer, golf, bowling, lacrosse, tennis, volleyball, basketball, Track and Field, cross country, pelota, American football, field hockey, and ice hockey. In 1984, Clinton's Football team went to the Carrier Dome beating V.V.S. in the semi-final, 3-0 and became Section 3 Class B Co-Champion along with Bishop Grimes since the game ended in a tie, 0-0. In 1989, The Girls Varsity Cross Country won the New York State Cross Country Championship. The Clinton hockey team won 2 consecutive New York State Championships in 1994-95 and 1995-96. In 1999, field hockey team won the New York State Class C Championship. The Clinton hockey team would then again win the New York State Division II Ice Hockey Championship in 2004-05 season by upsetting Salmon River, 4-3 in OT. The Boys Track team won its division for the eighth consecutive year, at the end of the 2005 school year led by high, long, and triple jumper Dan O'Sullivan, and sprinter Winston Jones in the 100, 200, and 400 meters. The CCS Warriors Hockey Team set a new record for most sectional wins for school and once again won the 2005-06 New York State Division II Championship. This is the fourth time that the Warriors have won the Division II Championship. In 2006, the Boy's Varsity Soccer Team won the Section III Championship for the first time on their way to a 15-2 season. In 2007, Clinton won 4 Sectional titles by 4 different teams, the Girls Varsity Basketball, Boys Ice Hockey, The Boys Indoor Track and Field and The Boys Outdoor Track and Field. From 2006-07, Clinton had won 5 Sectionals. At the end of the 2008 football season, the Varsity Football team had their first winning season since 1997, beating West Canada Valley, 50-8. The performing arts complex is one of the most advanced in the district, and has some of the best performances in the district as well. In 2006 Grease, 2007 Guys and Dolls, 2008 The Wiz 2009 The Boy Friend, 2010 Bye Bye Birdie, and most recently, Carousel.

Science Olympiad[edit]

In 2010 the Clinton Senior High School earned eighth place over 33 schools in the district. Also won was the best small school award.