Southington High School

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Southington High School
Southington High School logo.jpg
720 Pleasant Street
Southington, Conn.
Coordinates 41°36′55″N 72°51′41″W / 41.61519°N 72.86131°W / 41.61519; -72.86131Coordinates: 41°36′55″N 72°51′41″W / 41.61519°N 72.86131°W / 41.61519; -72.86131
Type Public High School
Established 1950s
Principal Brian Stranieri
Teaching staff 206
Enrollment 2,400
Color(s)          Blue and White
Mascot Blue Knight
Division CCC West

Southington High School is a public high school located at 720 Pleasant Street in Southington, Connecticut.
It is the only high school in Southington.


Southington High School offers a hierarchical system with classes designed to suit student ability level. These courses are college prep (CP), competitive college prep (CCP), and honors-level (H) classes.

Faculty members are responsible for suggesting the most appropriate level of courses to individual students; however, students are allowed to enroll in courses of any difficulty level with the written permission of their parents and an individual meeting with the student's guidance counselor.

Southington High School offers a number of Advanced Placement courses as well as for-credit foreign language courses through the University of Connecticut's Early College Experience program.

AP courses offered at Southington High School include:

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science A
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • German
  • Human Geography
  • Music Theory
  • Physics C
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art (2D Design and Drawing)
  • US History
  • US Politics and Government
  • (UCONN) French
  • (UCONN) Italian
  • (UCONN) Spanish


Southington competes in the West division of the Central Connecticut Conference, which consists of New Britain High School, Simsbury High School, Hall High School, Newington High School, Conard High School, Farmington High School, and Northwest Catholic High School.

School news[edit]

The Emblem is Southington High School's student newspaper. First published in 1898, it has been continuously published since 1911.

PCB scare[edit]

In September of the 2000-2001 school year, the motor that runs the school's clocks exploded in the basement of Southington High School. Students were kept out of the building for days as everything was tested for cancerous PCBs.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "James R. Benn". Hartford Courant. Retrieved February 26, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Rob Dibble Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Carl Pavano Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  4. ^ Russo, Ben (June 4, 1995). "Petersen Is A Hit, Even If He Can't". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved February 26, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Mike Raczka Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved February 26, 2014. 
  6. ^ "2000 All-Courant High School Soccer Team". Hartford Courant. December 19, 2000. Retrieved February 26, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Hall of Fame announces inaugural class". Southington Citizen. Retrieved February 26, 2014. 

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