Rocky Hill High School

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Rocky Hill High School
Address
50 Chapin Avenue
Rocky Hill, (Hartford County), Connecticut 06067
United States
Coordinates 41°40′12″N 72°38′50″W / 41.6701°N 72.6473°W / 41.6701; -72.6473Coordinates: 41°40′12″N 72°38′50″W / 41.6701°N 72.6473°W / 41.6701; -72.6473
Information
Type Public
Opened 1981
School district Rocky Hill Public Schools
Faculty 61
Grades 9-12
Number of students 762 (2014)[1]
Athletics conference Northwest Conference (Nutmeg-Football) until 2009. After 2009, Central Connecticut Conference East (CCC).
Team name Terriers
Website

Rocky Hill High School is a four year high school in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.

Overview[edit]

The school was constructed in 1980, and has a rated capacity of 750.

The high school has gone through a renovation for 3 years and is now bigger, and has air conditioning all across the school.

Curriculum[edit]

Rocky Hill High School is accredited by the Connecticut State Department of Education and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Several "Early College Experience" classes are offered at RHHS in collaboration with the University of Connecticut.[2]

The core curriculum is composed of English, social studies, math, science, and foreign languages. Many extracurricular classes are available in areas such as technology and art, as well as independent study.

As of May 2009, Rocky Hill High School was coordinating with the Virtual High School program, to help provide students with extra opportunity to take classes on line. These classes are ones generally not offered to students at RHHS, and will count towards minimum required number of credits (22) needed to graduate from Rocky Hill High School.

Recognition[edit]

  • In 2005, Principal Robert Pitocco was selected as Connecticut State Principal of the Year.[3]
  • In 2006, Assistant Principal Donna Hayward was selected as Connecticut State Assistant Principal of the Year.[4]

Accreditation[edit]

In 2011 the New England Association of Schools and Colleges voted to continue Rocky Hill High School's existing accreditation, but put the school on warning due to concerns about the curriculum and facilities. The school's leadership noted that a $39 million upgrade, which would have addressed most of these issues, had been part of a school funding referendum rejected by the voters in June 2010.[5] In January 2012, the outgoing school superintendent warned that the school "will be placed on probation and will lose accreditation if no action is taken."[6]

Athletics[edit]

Rocky Hill High School have various sports which include soccer, football, tennis, indoor/outdoor track, Cross country running, cheerleading, etc. Volleyball is not a sport. Rocky Hill High School are known for reaching the state championship playoffs for their performance in their football team in the years of 2016 and 2017.

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