Hampton High School (Allison Park, Pennsylvania)

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Hampton High School
Hampton Township School District Allison Park Logo.jpg
2929 McCully Road


Coordinates40°35′01″N 79°56′25″W / 40.583629°N 79.940389°W / 40.583629; -79.940389Coordinates: 40°35′01″N 79°56′25″W / 40.583629°N 79.940389°W / 40.583629; -79.940389
MottoA Tradition of Excellence
School districtHampton Township School District
PrincipalMarquerite Imbarlina
Enrollment1,011 (2016-17)[1]
Athletics conferenceWPIAL AAA
WebsiteHampton High School

Hampton High School is located in Hampton Township a northern suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. It is managed by the Hampton Township School District. Hampton High School was ranked #1 for the Best High Schools in the Pittsburgh, PA Area and ranked #7 for the Best Pennsylvania High Schools by U.S. News & World Report in 2020. This was a Blue Ribbon School for 1994–96. In a 2007 US News and World Report article titled "America's Best High Schools", Hampton received a gold ranking, making it among the top 1% of US High Schools.[2][3]

School statistics[edit]

Statewide high school ranking (from national website, based solely on PSSA test scores)[4]
  • 2016- 63rd of 674
  • 2015- 9th of 674
  • 2014- 8th of 674
  • 2013- 6th of 674
  • 2012- 12th of 674
  • 2011- 9th of 674
  • 2010- 21st of 674


Hampton competes in District 7 (WPIAL) and in the PIAA

Hampton offers 24 interscholastic programs: Football, Rollerball, Boys' Soccer, Girls' Soccer, Boys' Cross Country, Girls' Cross Country, Golf, Boys' Tennis, Girls' Tennis, Volleyball, Boys' Basketball, Girls' Basketball, Boys' Swimming and Diving, Girls' Swimming and Diving, Girls' Competitive Spirit (Cheerleading), Girls' Gymnastics, Wrestling, Baseball, Softball, Boys' Track and Field and Girls' Track and Field, Boys' Lacrosse and Girls' Lacrosse. In addition there are Five Club Sports: Crew, Ice Hockey, In-line Hockey, Ultimate Frisbee and Disc Golf.

Hampton Team WPIAL or club Championships:
2015: Boys Lacrosse (Division 2)
2012: Boys Lacrosse (Division 2)
2011: Boys Soccer (AA)
2011: Boys Lacrosse (Division 2)
2010: Boys Soccer (AA)
2009: Boys Lacrosse (Division 2)
2009: Boys Basketball (AAA)
2009: Girls Ultimate Frisbee (section 1)+
2009: Disc Golf+
2008: Girls basketball (AAA)
2006: Boys Lacrosse (Division 2)+
2003: Boys Lacrosse (Division 2)+
1999: Boys Swimming (AA)
1998: Boys Swimming (AA)
1997: Boys Swimming (AA)
1995: Girls Soccer (AAA)
1994: Girls Soccer (AAA)
1994: Girls Tennis (AA)
1993: Girls Swimming (AAA)
1990: Boys Soccer (AA)

+A club sport at the time.

PIAA state Championships:

2010: Boys Soccer (AA)
1999: Boys Swimming (AA)
1998: Boys Swimming (AA)
1997: Boys Swimming (AA)
1996: Boys Swimming (AA)
1990: Boys Soccer (AA)

Notable alumni[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

Hampton High School was used on location for the 2011 thriller Abduction.[5]



  1. ^ "Hampton HS". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "Best High Schools", usnews.com, accessed 9 February 2008 Archived February 3, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Best High Schools 2008 Search", usnews.com, accessed 9 February 2008
  4. ^ EL. "Best Schools in PA..." SchoolDigger.com. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  5. ^ Buckley, Chris (July 13, 2010). "Teen heartthrob Taylor Lautner filming 'Abduction' in the valley". Valley Independent. Archived from the original on July 21, 2010. Retrieved July 13, 2010.