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Clewiston High School

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School type  public, high school
NCES District ID  1200780
NCES School ID  120078002663
Phone  +1 863-983-1520
Number of students  870 (2013–2014)
Established  1938
Superintendent  Paul K. Puletti
Principal  Roberto Sanchez
Founded  1938
Address  1501 Francisco St, Clewiston, FL 33440, USA
District  Hendry County School District

Clewiston high school s class of 2016 graduation


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

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

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Students

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-0.6%, 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.

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". 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.

School ratings

Letter Grades:

  • In 2013–2014, this school received a grade of "C".
  • In 2012–2013, this school received a grade of "C".
  • In 2011–2012, this school received a grade of "D".
  • In 2010–2011, this school received a grade of "C".
  • In 2009–2010, this school received a grade of "D".
  • In 2008–2009, this school received a grade of "F".
  • Athletics

    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 alumni

  • Randy Dixon – American football player
  • Reggie Freeman – American football player
  • Glenn Glass – American football player
  • Eric Green – American football player
  • Alfonso Marshall – American football player
  • Dan Miller – American football player
  • Quorey Payne - American football player
  • References

    Clewiston High School Wikipedia