Lynn Classical High School

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Lynn Classical High School
235 O'Callaghan Way
Lynn, Massachusetts 01905
United States
School type Public
School district Lynn Public Schools
Principal Gene "Mr. Clean" Constantino
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1,513
Color(s) Green and gold
Athletics conference Northeastern Conference (NEC)
Mascot Classical Rams

Lynn Classical High School is a high school in the city of Lynn, Massachusetts, United States. It is a part of Lynn Public Schools.

The school was once located off of the Lynn Commons, in a building which is now the Fecteau-Leary school. The high school was moved to O'Callaghan Way after the controversial construction of a new facility. The new facility has undergone massive reconstruction after it was discovered the building was literally sinking into the ground.[1] It was a well-known fact that the new Classical was built on a former landfill, yet construction broke ground anyway.[2]

Despite being situated in a decidedly urban environment, Classical has maintained a fairly strong track record, in terms of graduation rates and test scores. The school has been lauded in the past by publications such as U.S. News & World Report.

The school also has a strong athletic tradition, and is the school from which Harry Agganis graduated before becoming a world class athlete. In the school's main foyer, a mural of Agganis greets visitors.

Lynn Classical is the rival school to Lynn English High School.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ McCabe Kathy. "Getting that sinking feeling..." Boston Globe. April 20, 2008. Retrieved on September 20, 2014.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-15. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 

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Coordinates: 42°27′59.49″N 70°59′00.30″W / 42.4665250°N 70.9834167°W / 42.4665250; -70.9834167