The High School, Dublin

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The High School
Zion Road, Rathgar


Republic of Ireland
Coordinates53°18′21″N 6°16′23″W / 53.305872°N 6.272937°W / 53.305872; -6.272937Coordinates: 53°18′21″N 6°16′23″W / 53.305872°N 6.272937°W / 53.305872; -6.272937
TypeIndependent secondary school
MottoWe are faithful to our trust
Religious affiliation(s)Church of Ireland
Established1870; 152 years ago (1870)
OversightThe Erasmus Smith Trust
PrincipalG A Forrest[1]
Age range12–18
Colour(s)Black and Red   
YearbookThe Erasmian and Diocesan Times[2]

The High School is a 12–18 mixed, Church of Ireland, Independent secondary school in Rathgar, Dublin, Ireland.

It was established in 1870 at Harcourt Street before moving to Rathgar in 1971 and amalgamated with The Diocesan School for Girls in 1974, becoming co-educational.

In 2009, it was ranked as the best-performing school in Ireland in terms of progression to third-level education[3] and is part of the Erasmus Smith Trust.[4]

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  1. ^ website, The High School, Dublin. "The High School, Dublin - Staff". Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Erasmian and Diocesan Times". The High School, Dublin. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  3. ^ "High School ranks top in State, says new league table". Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Background". The High School, Dublin. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  5. ^ "The High School, Dublin - Hockey". Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Player profile: Roland Henry Shortt". CricketEurope. Retrieved 2 November 2018.

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