Philo High School

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Philo High School
4000 Millers Lane

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United States
Coordinates39°53′02″N 81°54′37″W / 39.884014°N 81.910163°W / 39.884014; -81.910163Coordinates: 39°53′02″N 81°54′37″W / 39.884014°N 81.910163°W / 39.884014; -81.910163
TypePublic, Coeducational high school
SuperintendentSharon McDermott[1]
PrincipalTroy Dawson[1]
Enrollment496 (2015-16)[2]
Color(s)Blue & Gold[1]          
Athletics conferenceMuskingum Valley League[1]
RivalsMaysville, Crooksville
Athletic DirectorKara Harris[3]

Philo High School is a public high school in Duncan Falls, Ohio that serves grades 9-12. It is the only high school in the Franklin Local School District. The school colors, as well as the district colors, are gold and blue. They are nicknamed the "Philo Electrics" which they adopted in 1931 after the nearby, former Philo Power Plant.[4] The current principal is Troy Dawson.


  1. ^ a b c d e OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Archived from the original on 2010-11-05. Retrieved 2010-02-17.
  2. ^ "Philo High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  3. ^ "Athletic Resources". Franklin Local Schools. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
  4. ^ McGowan, Rich (February 8, 2015). "Mascots histories are as unique as mascots". The Newark Advocate. pp. 1D, 3D. Retrieved December 28, 2018 – via

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