Claremont High School (California)

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Claremont High School [CHS]
Claremont High School Logo.jpg
Logo of Claremont High School
1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
Claremont, California 91711
United States
Coordinates 34°06′46″N 117°43′25″W / 34.11278°N 117.72361°W / 34.11278; -117.72361Coordinates: 34°06′46″N 117°43′25″W / 34.11278°N 117.72361°W / 34.11278; -117.72361
Type Public
Motto A Tradition of Excellence
Established 1964
Founded 1890 (as Claremont Grammar School)
School district Claremont Unified School District
CEEB code 050590
Principal Brett O'Connor
Faculty ~120
Number of students 2,423 (2014-15)[1]
Campus size 20 acres
Campus type Suburban
School color(s)      Maroon
Athletics conference Palomares League
Mascot Wolfpack
Team name Wolfpack
Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Newspaper "The Wolfpacket"
Yearbook "El Espiritu"

Claremont High School is a public high school nestled in the northern foothills of the Pomona Valley in Claremont, California, United States. Part of the Claremont Unified School District, it is a California Distinguished School, a two-time national Blue Ribbon School of Excellence (1986–1987, 1999–2000), and a nationally recognized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School.[2]

The school serves Claremont and a small section of Pomona.[3]


Claremont's sports programs include football, basketball, volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, water polo, swimming and diving, wrestling, tennis, soccer, track and field, and cross-country. The varsity football team has won 21 league championships, including 5 CIF titles.[citation needed] The cross-country team earned a fourth-place finish at the 2009 CIF State Meet and a third-place finish at the 2010 CIF State Meet. The girls cross-country team won first-place in both the 2016 and 2017 CIF State Meets. The boys also finished first in the 2016 CIF State Meet. In 2009 and 2010, the varsity tennis team won CIF titles.[4] The soccer team won back to back league titles in 1993, 2001–2002 and 2011.[citation needed]

Claremont is part of the Palomares League consisting of Chino Hills High School, Charter Oak High School, Ayala High School, South Hills High School, and Damien High School. Claremont High School has 24 varsity athletic teams.

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  1. ^ "Claremont High". NCES. Retrieved September 25, 2017. 
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  3. ^ "Elementary Attendance Areas." Claremont Unified School District. Retrieved on February 11, 2017. Old URL: "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-25. Retrieved 2008-04-20. 
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  5. ^ "John Darnielle, Class of 1985 - Claremont High School - Classmates". Retrieved 5 April 2016. 
  6. ^ " Cameron Morrah". player profiles. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 
  7. ^ Miller, Wendy. "Opium Dreamland: Reporter Sam Quinones on Heroin, Pills and his Punk-Rock Roots". Cal Alumni Associations. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  8. ^ Torribio, Sarah (June 25, 2015). "Dillon Tate on fast-track to MLB". Claremont Courier. Retrieved August 1, 2016. 

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