Dublin Jerome High School

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Dublin Jerome High School
Dublin Jerome High School (logo).gif
8300 Hyland-Croy Road

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United States
Coordinates40°8′3″N 83°10′38″W / 40.13417°N 83.17722°W / 40.13417; -83.17722Coordinates: 40°8′3″N 83°10′38″W / 40.13417°N 83.17722°W / 40.13417; -83.17722
TypePublic, Coeducational high school
School districtDublin City Schools
SuperintendentTodd F. Hoadley[1]
PrincipalMike Aurin[2]
Grades9-12 (Grades 9-11 for the inaugural 2004–2005 school year)
Enrollment1,715 (2017-18)[3]
Color(s)Forest Green & Vegas Gold         
Athletics conferenceOhio Capital Conference[1]
Team nameCeltics[1]
AccreditationNorth Central Association of Colleges and Schools [4]

Dublin Jerome High School is a public high school located in Dublin, Ohio, northwest of Columbus, Ohio. It is the newest of the three high schools in the Dublin City Schools district. Jerome opened for its first year during the 2004-2005 school year. Though located in the southeast tip of Union County, Dublin Jerome primarily serves students in parts of Franklin County and Delaware County. Jerome's mascot is the Celtic Warrior. Jerome was ranked number 143 in the Newsweek top high school rankings in 2013.[5] In 2010, Jerome was honored as a Blue Ribbon School by the US Department of Education.[6]

Dublin Jerome is now an IB world school.[citation needed]

Music Programs[edit]

Marching Band[edit]

The band was formed in 2004 when the school first opened and was originally directed by Robert Gibson who was an assistant director for the Dublin Coffman Marching Band. The Dublin Jerome Marching Band is currently directed by Brian Stevens and assistant directed by Micah Abrams. The Band has received a 'I' Superior rating at the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) state finals for its entire existence (2004–Present). Their highest score in OMEA competition is currently 281.45 scored during the 2019 season at Thomas Worthington High School. Their second highest score earned in 2018 was a 280.05! They have received this score at the Buckeye Invitational, hosted by the Ohio State University's marching band, in 2011, 2013, 2016, 2018.


The Dublin Jerome Orchestra plays a combination of both classical and more modern music. It is conducted by Michelle Adair and has three concerts per year. The last concert of the year is the Concerto Concert in which three soloists perform, accompanied by a full orchestra. Pieces performed in the past have included Faure Elegie cello concerto, Bruch Violin Concerto, Sergei Rachmaninoff's 2nd Piano Concerto, Tchaikovsky's 1st Piano Concerto, and other well-known works.


The Dublin Jerome Choir as a whole performs once at the yearly Holiday Showcase with the rest of the music department, and once again in the springtime for an original concert. Each time the choirs have gone to competitions (most notably, OMEA contests), they have received a "I" (superior) rating.[citation needed] The two higher choirs at Jerome, the chamber group A Capella and the all-girl group Chorale, were invited to perform in New York's Carnegie Hall in April 2010.


A school tradition is to have a bagpiper lead the football team onto the field every Friday night. The Cross Country team also utilizes bagpipes at their annual Celtic Clash race. [7]


Dublin Jerome has had a Drama Club and a Theatre 3 Acting Ensemble since it first opened.


2015-2016 Season: And Then There None, Cinderella, Student Directed One Acts, Sweeney Todd, Mystery at the Frisky Kitten

2016-2017 Season: A Flea In Her Ear, Charlotte's Web, Student Directed One Acts, Guys and Dolls, A Failure of Love Story

2017-2018 Season: The Octette Bridge Club, The Little Mermaid, Student Directed One Acts, Fame, Museum

2018-2019 Season: Almost Maine, Aladdin Jr., Student Directed One Acts, Into The Woods, A Little Overboard


Taking a show to the Ohio State Thespian Conference is a great honor. The following shows were either brought to the conference or given the opportunity.

In October 2011 the Drama Club put on a production of The Diary of Anne Frank. It was adjudicated and an hour cutting was brought to the Ohio State Thespian Conference in spring 2012.

In October 2012, the Drama Club presented Rumors by Neil Simon. It was adjudicated and brought to the 2013 Ohio State Thespian Conference as a full mainstage show, presented on the Saturday of conference.

In October 2013, the Drama Club presented The Children's Hour by Lillian Hellman. It was adjudicated and the school was offered to bring an hour cutting of it to the 2014 Ohio State Thespian Conference, but they turned down the offer.


Dublin Jerome is a [OHSAA] Division I and Division II athletic high school. There are multiple sports teams for both men and women including football, soccer, cross country, field hockey, volleyball, wrestling, basketball, swimming, hockey, track, tennis, baseball, softball, golf and lacrosse. Although the school has only been open since 2004, Dublin Jerome has won multiple state championships.

Boys' Soccer[edit]

Since 2004, the Celtics have competed for 5 OCC championships, 5 District Championships, 3 regional(2006,2009,2016) and 2 state-finalist appearances(2005,2008).

Boys' lacrosse[edit]

The boy's lacrosse team won the OHSAA Division II State Championships in 2005, 2010 and 2011, Ohio State Runner-up 2006, 2012-2014 and have won the Emerald Cup from 2005-2016. They have produced numerous Division 1 athletes as well as Major League Lacrosse players.

Girls' golf[edit]

The Celtic lady golfers won the OHSAA Division I State Championship in 2014.

Girls' tennis[edit]

The girls' tennis team won the Division I State Championship in 2011, 2012, and 2014

Boys' Football[edit]

Since 2004, The Dublin Jerome football team have won their division four times(2006,2008,2016,2017) and have made the OHSSA football playoffs four times(2006,2008,2016,2017).

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2010-02-17.
  2. ^ "Jerome Administration". Dublin City Schools. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Dublin Jerome High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 6, 2019.
  4. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on 2009-09-23. Retrieved 2010-02-17.
  5. ^ http://www.newsweek.com/2013/05/06/america-s-best-high-schools.html
  6. ^ "America's Best High Schools: The List - Newsweek and The Daily Beast". Newsweek.com. Retrieved 2012-07-05.
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ "Connor Murphy Phoenix Coyotes - 2011-2012 Stats - Phoenix Coyotes - Team". Coyotes.nhl.com. 1993-03-26. Retrieved 2012-07-05.
  9. ^ "Saleski zum Headcoach befördert".

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