Chagrin Falls High School

high school in Ohio, United States

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Chagrin Falls High School
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400 East Washington Street


United States
Coordinates41°25′36″N 81°22′49″W / 41.42667°N 81.38028°W / 41.42667; -81.38028Coordinates: 41°25′36″N 81°22′49″W / 41.42667°N 81.38028°W / 41.42667; -81.38028
TypePublic, Coeducational high school
School districtChagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools
School code360855
PrincipalMonica Asher[1]
Teaching staff40.84 (FTE)[2]
Enrollment757 (2018-19)[2]
Student to teacher ratio18.54[2]
Color(s)Orange and Black[3]
Athletics conferenceChagrin Valley Conference[3]
MascotMortimer The Tiger
Team nameTigers[3]
RivalsWest Geauga High School Kenston High School
AccreditationNorth Central Association of Colleges and Schools[4]
USNWR ranking92nd

Chagrin Falls High School is a public high school located in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States, an eastern suburb in the Greater Cleveland metropolitan area. The high school's mascot is Mortimer the Tiger.[5]


Chagrin Falls High School issued its first diploma in 1879, with only one graduate, Hugh Christian.[6] The first group to graduate was in 1888, a class of four people. As of 2011, the high school has graduated over 10,000 students.[7]

Awards and recognition

During the 2004-05 school year, Chagrin Falls High School was recognized with the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education,[8] the highest award an American school can receive.[9][10]

In 2008, it was placed 135th on Newsweek magazine's Top 1,300 Schools list (2nd in Greater Cleveland, behind neighboring high school Solon, and 5th in Ohio). In 2011, it climbed to 92nd in the year ratings.[11]


The school is a member of the Chagrin Valley Conference (CVC), Chagrin Division as part of the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) for interscholastic sports.[12]

State championships

Individual State Champions
  • Girls Track and field - 2019 4x800 (Hannah Hoimes, Hannah Bargar, Hannah Brosnan, Hannah Lowe)

Notable alumni

Notes and references

  1. ^ a b c School Profile Archived April 26, 2012, at the Wayback Machine, 2011
  2. ^ a b c "Chagrin Falls High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved March 19, 2021.
  3. ^ a b c OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Archived from the original on 2010-11-04. Retrieved 2010-02-17.
  4. ^ "Institution Summary". Retrieved 2015-12-10.
  5. ^ School Info at
  6. ^ Mattern, Tom (August 1998). "History". Chagrin Falls Archived from the original on 22 July 2009.
  7. ^ "History, Number of Students". Retrieved November 24, 2011. We are currently at 10,064 graduates. (2011)
  8. ^ U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized 2003 through 2006 (PDF), United States Department of Education. Accessed May 11, 2006.
  9. ^ CIBA cited as one of the best by Education Department Archived August 19, 2007, at the Wayback Machine, Journal Inquirer, November 16, 2006. "The Blue Ribbon award is given only to schools that reach the top 10 percent of their state's testing scores over several years or show significant gains in student achievement. It is considered the highest honor a school can achieve."
  10. ^ "Viers Mill School Wins Blue Ribbon; School Scored High on Statewide Test". The Washington Post. September 29, 2005. For their accomplishments, all three schools this month earned the status of Blue Ribbon School, the highest honor the U.S. Education Department can bestow upon a school.
  11. ^ "America's Best High Schools", The Daily Beast, 2011. Accessed November 23, 2011.
  12. ^ Chagrin Valley Conference Archived March 11, 2007, at the Wayback Machine at Chagrin Falls Schools' website
  13. ^ a b c d e OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31.
  14. ^ a b OHSLA. "Ohio High School Lacrosse Association Web site". Archived from the original on 2007-02-01. Retrieved 2012-10-22.

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