Clewiston High School

Clewiston High School in Clewiston, Florida is one of two public high schools of the Hendry County Schools system.[6] Clewiston High School, home of the Tigers, is a small, rural school in South Central Florida on the Southern border of Lake Okeechobee.

Clewiston High School
Address
1501 South Francisco Street

,
33440

United States
Coordinates26°44′28″N 80°55′25″W / 26.741184°N 80.923544°W / 26.741184; -80.923544Coordinates: 26°44′28″N 80°55′25″W / 26.741184°N 80.923544°W / 26.741184; -80.923544
Information
School typepublic, high school
Established1938
School districtHendry County Schools
NCES District ID1200780[1]
SuperintendentPaul K. Puletti
NCES School ID120078002663[2]
PrincipalRoberto Sanchez
Teaching staff44.00 (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)[3]
Grades912
Gendercoed
Enrollment938 (2017-18)[3]
Student to teacher ratio21.32[3]
Campus typerural
Color(s)Blue and Gold
NicknameTigers
NewspaperThe Tiger Times
Websitewww.hendry-schools.org/education/school/school.php?sectionid=4
[4][5][2]

A small pre-kindergarten program is also operated at this school for the children of current CHS students.[2]

StudentsEdit

The student body was 51.5% female and 48.5% male in 2013-14. The racial breakdown was:Hispanic-52.0%, Black-23.3%, White-23.3%, Asian/Pacific islanders-0.8 %, Multiracial-0.5% and Native American/Alaskan-0.3%. According to the NCES, 72.2% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[2]

According to the U.S. News and World Report for the 2009–2010 school year, Clewiston High School is a Title I funds-receiving school, with 63% of its student body considered "economically disadvantaged".[6] Clewiston High School offers Advanced Placement courses, which approximately 30% of its students take. Students also have the opportunity to dual-enroll with Palm Beach State College, Florida SouthWestern State College (formerly Edison State College), or Florida Gulf Coast University. Through this program, all expenses are paid for through the school district. When calculating the letter grade for the schools, dual-enrollment and AP enrollment numbers are included.

AthleticsEdit

Clewiston High School offers ten sport programs to their students; these include: Football, Basketball, Track, Cross Country, Soccer, Wrestling, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, and Golf. Nine school clubs are also available for students to join.

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Hendry". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved May 29, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d "Search for Public Schools - Clewiston High School (120078002663)". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved December 29, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c "CLEWISTON HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  4. ^ "Superintendent". Hendry County Schools. 2010. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
  5. ^ "Staff Listings & E-Mail Contacts: Administrations". administrative directory. Clewiston High School. 2010. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
  6. ^ a b "Clewiston High School". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved 20 January 2013.

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