Firestone Community Learning Center

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Firestone Community Learning Center
470 Castle Blvd
Akron, Ohio 44313
United States
Coordinates 41°07′05″N 81°33′56″W / 41.11803°N 81.565592°W / 41.11803; -81.565592Coordinates: 41°07′05″N 81°33′56″W / 41.11803°N 81.565592°W / 41.11803; -81.565592
Type Public
Motto "Success is Our Tradition"
Opened 1963
School district Akron Public Schools
Principal Larry Johnson
Grades 9-12
Language English, French, Spanish
Color(s) Green and gold
Athletics conference Akron City Series
Nickname Falcons
Accreditation Ohio Department of Education
Newspaper Firestone Focus

Firestone Community Learning Center (Firestone CLC), previously known as Harvey S. Firestone High School, is a public high school located on the northwest side of Akron, Ohio. It is one of seven high schools in the Akron Public Schools. The high school currently offers programs such as The Akron School for the Arts, International Baccalaureate Program, Project Lead The Way, and Advanced Placement classes. Opened in 1963, Firestone is named after the founder of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, Harvey Firestone. Firestone has been named as one of the top 1,000 public high schools in the United States for its AP and IB programs by Newsweek in 2003, 2005, 2006, and 2007.[1] Firestone opened a new building for the 2016–17 school year.

State championships[edit]

  • Boys Swimming - 1966,1969,1982,1983[2][3], 1986 State of Ohio chess champions

National championships[edit]

  • Boys Swimming - 1999 (public), 2000, 2002


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