Mexico High School (New York)

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Mexico High School
Mexico Academy and Central School Nov 09.jpg
The high school building, November 2009
Address
3338 Main St.
Mexico, New York
United States
Coordinates 43°27′37″N 76°14′05″W / 43.4603°N 76.2346°W / 43.4603; -76.2346
Information
Established 1826
School district Mexico Central School District
Principal Donald A. Root
Assistant Principal James Busco
Staff 123
Faculty 68
Grades 9-12
Newspaper The Talkative
Yearbook The Mexiconian
Athletic Director Randall Barnes
Website
Mexico Academy and Central School
Area 7 acres (2.8 ha)
Built 1938
Architect Fullerton, Harold O.
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Georgian Revival
MPS Mexico MPS
NRHP Reference # 91001633[1]
Added to NRHP November 14, 1991

Mexico High School is a historic school building located in Mexico, Oswego County, New York. It is part of the Mexico Central School District. It was built in 1938 after a previous 1927 building was damaged by fire in 1937. It is a two-story, Georgian Revival style brick building in a U-shaped plan. It features a distinctive tower that contains an 1828 bell from an earlier building. The entry is distinguished by a two-story, five-bay portico supported by six Ionic columns and crowned by a Chippendale patterned balustrade.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Mexico Academy and Central School in 1991.[1]

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