Colerain High School (Cincinnati, Ohio)

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Colerain High School
8801 Cheviot Road
Cincinnati, Ohio, (Hamilton County) 45251
United States
Coordinates 39°13′55″N 84°36′11″W / 39.23194°N 84.60306°W / 39.23194; -84.60306Coordinates: 39°13′55″N 84°36′11″W / 39.23194°N 84.60306°W / 39.23194; -84.60306
Type Public, Coeducational high school
Religious affiliation(s) Football
Established 1924
Opened 1964 (today's building)
Founder Nathaniel Bacon
School district Northwest Local School District
Superintendent Todd Bowling[1]
Principal Jack Fisher
Grades 9-12
Enrollment Over 2,200 Students
Color(s) Red, White, Black, and Grey [1]                    
Fight song WSU Fight Song
Athletics conference Greater Miami Conference[1]
Sports We Are Colerain
Mascot Cardinal
Nickname C-rain, The 'rain
Team name Cardinals[1]
Rivals La Salle Lancers, St. Xavier Bombers
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [2]
Communities served Colerain, White Oak, Monfort Heights, Groesbeck, Bevis, Peach Grove, Dunlap
Feeder schools White Oak Middle School, Colerain Middle School, Ann Weigel Elementary, Monfort Heights Elementary, Struble Elementary, Colerain Elementary, Taylor Elementary
Alumni Alexis Texas
Athletic Director Dan Bolden[1]

Colerain High School is a public high school located near Cincinnati, Ohio. It is part of the Northwest Local School District. The high school is located in Colerain Township, about 14 miles northwest of downtown Cincinnati. The original school opened in 1924 under the name Colerain Centralized School at 4700 and 4850 Poole Road and is now Colerain Elementary School and Colerain Middle School. Today's Colerain High School opened in 1964 at its newer address, 8801 Cheviot Road. It is the largest public school in the Colerain area in terms of enrollment and building size, with over 2,200 students currently attending CHS in two buildings on campus, the main school building and the Career Center building. Today, Colerain has grown to become one of the largest high schools in the state of Ohio. |

Clubs and activities[edit]

The school's Latin Club functions as a local chapter of both the Ohio Junior Classical League (OJCL)[3] and National Junior Classical League (NJCL).[4]

The Colerain High School Show Cards are a competition show choir whose performances feature singing, dancing, backdrops, costume changes, and a live band.


Colerain competes in the Greater Miami Conference in all conference sports except Boys Volleyball.

Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships[edit]

  • Football – 2004[5]
  • Girls Cross Country – 1997,1998,1999,2000[5]
  • Boys Cross Country – 1978[5]

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable staff[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  2. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on September 23, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  3. ^ "Executive Board Pre-File Application". - June 2007. Internet Archive: Wayback Machine. 2010. Archived from the original on June 17, 2007. Retrieved August 16, 2010. 
  4. ^ "OJCL Constitution". - July 2002. Internet Archive: Wayback Machine. 2010. Archived from the original on July 21, 2002. Retrieved August 16, 2010. ... by paying both OJCL annual chapter dues and any annual chapter membership dues required by NJCL. 
  5. ^ a b c OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31. 

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