Oliver Ames High School

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Oliver Ames High School
Oliver Ames High School Logo.jpg
Location
100 Lothrop Street
North Easton, MA
Information
Type Public
Established 1905
School district Easton
Principal Wesley Paul
Grades 9 - 12
Enrollment 1,172
Color(s) Black & Orange          
Mascot Tiger
Average SAT scores 573 verbal
568 math
1141 total (2016-2017)[1]
Website

Oliver Ames High School is a public high school in Easton, Massachusetts. The school currently enrolls approximately 1200 students in grades 9 through 12 and is named after the late Oliver Ames. Oliver Ames offers Advanced Placement, Honors, college preparatory, business, and standard programs, as well as electives in the visual and performing arts, business and industrial arts, and home economics.

In sports, Oliver Ames' teams have many achievements, including winning the Hockomock Championships,

The Oliver Ames baseball team captured the 2007 MIAA Division 2 State Championship, This was the schools first ever baseball state championship.

The girls basketball program has won 3 MIAA division 2 state championships (2006, 2010)

The Oliver Ames Tiger Marching Band represented the state of Massachusetts in the 2012 Memorial Day parade in Washington D.C.

Notable alumni[edit]

Jim Craig, a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team that defeated the Soviet Olympic hockey team in the Miracle on Ice.

Ruth Graves Wakefield, inventor of the chocolate chip cookie.[2]

Facilities[edit]

Muscato Stadium[edit]

Named after the coach, Valentine P. Muscato, who led the football team to six league championships and three undefeated seasons resulting in state championships. The stadium features a state of the art 400-meter track and a turf field for school athletics, which also served as the home of the Real Boston Rams of the USL Premier Development League.[3]

William Nixon gymnasium[edit]

The gym is home to Boys and Girls basketball, and as home to the girls volleyball team in the fall. The gym, which seats around 1200 people, was built in 2006.

Frothingham Park[edit]

Located just a few blocks from campus the historic park designed by Fredric Law Olmsted is the home to the Oliver Ames Tigers baseball team. "The park" as most townies refer to it, was also the home to the Tigers football team before Muscato stadium was constructed.

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Coordinates: 42°03′21.36″N 71°06′40.17″W / 42.0559333°N 71.1111583°W / 42.0559333; -71.1111583