Tippecanoe High School

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Tippecanoe High School
615 E. Kessler-Cowlesville Road
Tipp City, Ohio 45371
United States
Type Public High School
Motto Where Excellence is a Tradition
School district Tipp City Exempted Village Schools
CEEB code 364995[1]
Principal Steve Verhoff[2]
Grades 9-12[2]
Enrollment 940[2]
Color(s) Red and White          
Athletics Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Mascot Red Devil
Newspaper The Birchbark

Tippecanoe High School is a public high school in Tipp City, Ohio, a suburb of Dayton. It is the only high school in the Tipp City Exempted Village Schools district. According to US News 2016 Ranking of High Schools, Tippecanoe High School is 95th in Ohio and 1919th in the US. The mascot of the school is the Red Devil.[3]

The arts[edit]


The Tippecanoe High School Band was originally started in 1926. The band is led by director Steve Parks, and assistant director Emily Brinkman. Students have a wide range of musical opportunities to participate in, including Marching Band, Symphonic Winds, Concert Band, two Jazz Bands, Chamber Ensembles, Solo Performances, Musical Pit Orchestra, and Pep Band.[4] The Marching Band hosts an Invitational in September and participates in the OMEA State Marching Band Finals and at Bands of America in Indianapolis.

Other programs[edit]

  • Choir
  • Devilaires
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • Color Guard
  • Winter Guard
  • Winter Percussion


Athletic teams participate in both boys and girls sports and compete throughout the year (generally divided into Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring sports).

Boys' Athletics[edit]

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Wrestling
    • 25 State Placers
    • 27 District Champions
    • 56 Conference Champions
    • 2 top ten finishes at O.H.S.A.A. State Wrestling Tournament
    • 4 district titles
    • 5 Sectional titles
    • 6 Conference titles

Girls' Athletics[edit]

  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball

Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships[edit]

Clubs and activities[edit]

Academic Quiz Team[edit]

The Tippecanoe HS Academic Quiz Team program was established in the 1995 fall semester. They have participated on the TV show High Q and are currently tied with Carroll High School and Beavercreek High School for most seasons won at 3 (1996-1997, 2003-2004, 2006-2007). The team participates in yearly events with members coming and going as their schedules allow.[6] [7]

Other organizations[edit]

  • Anglers' Outdoors Club
  • Astra
  • Chess Club
  • Destination Imagination
  • Drama Club
  • Model UN
  • National Honor Society
  • Newspaper
  • Octagon
  • Science Fair
  • Student Senate
  • Varsity T
  • Yearbook

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Domestic High Schools by State (OH through SC)". Retrieved 2009-11-24.
  2. ^ a b c "Tippecanoe High School". Retrieved 2009-11-24.
  3. ^ "US News Rankings". Retrieved 2016-08-15.
  4. ^ "Band Program". Retrieved 2014-11-27.
  5. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31.
  6. ^ "Academic Quiz Team". Retrieved 2014-11-27.
  7. ^ "High Q Quiz Show". Retrieved 2016-08-15.

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