John Glenn High School (New Concord, Ohio)

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John Glenn High School
13115 John Glenn
New Concord, OH 43762
Type Public
Established 1965
Principal Steve Brooks
Enrollment ~800 as of 2012
Information (740) 826-7641
Mascot Muskie

John Glenn High School is a public high school in New Concord, Ohio. It is the only high school in the East Muskingum Local School District. Their nickname is the Little Muskies, taken from nearby Muskingum University's nickname, the Muskies.


John Glenn competes in the Muskingum Valley League. In addition, JGHS has programs such as football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, swimming, soccer, track and field, golf, marching band, and cross country.

Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships[edit]

John Glenn won its first-ever OHSAA school state title over 7-time boys basketball state champion St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, 76-72, on March 19th, 2016 in the D-II OHSAA Championship Game.


John Glenn High School gets its name from its most famous alumnus, John Glenn, the former U.S. Senator and first American to orbit Earth, who graduated when the school was still New Concord High School. The school is located in Glenn's hometown of New Concord, Ohio and Glenn himself was an active participant in and enthusiast of the school and its community. For these reasons, the school's students, staff, and community boast that they are the only "real" John Glenn High School in the United States.

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Coordinates: 40°0′28″N 81°44′32″W / 40.00778°N 81.74222°W / 40.00778; -81.74222