Firestone Community Learning Center

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Firestone Community Learning Center
Address
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
Information
Type Public
Motto "Success is Our Tradition"
Opened 1963
School district Akron Public Schools
Principal Larry Johnson
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,172[1] (2014-15)
Language English
Color(s) Green and gold
         
Athletics conference Akron City Series
Nickname Falcons
Accreditation Ohio Department of Education
Newspaper Firestone Focus
Website

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, Advanced Placement classes, and Firestone Theatre. 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.[2] Firestone opened a new building for the 2016–17 school year.

State championships[edit]

  • Boys Swimming - 1966,1969,1982,1983[3][4], 1986 State of Ohio chess champions

National championships[edit]

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

Notable Alumni[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Firestone High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ http://www.akron.k12.oh.us/schools/445/index.htm
  3. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31. 
  4. ^ OHSSCA. "Ohio High School Swim Coaches' Association-Boys Swimming State Champions". Archived from the original on June 22, 2006. Retrieved 2007-03-08. 
  5. ^ a b CBS Sunday Morning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xna6nuDlq0Q.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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