Clarence High School (Clarence, New York)

Clarence High School
Clarence, NY, USA
Type Public, Co-ed
Motto "Together we make learning a way of life"
Principal Kenneth Smith
Faculty 169
Number of students approx. 1700
Color(s) Red and Black         
Mascot Red Devils

Also known as Clarence Central High School or, formerly, Clarence Senior High School, Clarence High School is a public institution for grades 9–12 located in the community of Clarence, New York. Located at 9625 Main Street, Clarence NY, 14031, this school offers many courses and extracurricular activities, that prepare students for secondary education, or future careers. Academic subjects emphasize Regents, Honors and Advanced Placement courses. Electives are offered ranging from art to technology. There are over 30 extracurricular options that provide ample opportunities for students to expand socially.


Clarence Central School District

Established in 1949 by the New York State Board of Regents. The district includes six schools in the Clarence area, east of Buffalo, New York.

The district is consistently among the highest rated school districts in Western New York. In 2006 and 2007, Clarence stayed in the first spot in Business First School rankings.[1] In 2009, Clarence was ranked 4th out of 131 Western New York high schools.[2]

High School

  • Clarence High School

Middle School

  • Clarence Middle School

Elementary Schools

  • Clarence Center Elementary
  • Ledgeview Elementary
  • Harris Hill Elementary
  • Sheridan Hill Elementary

Notable alumni

  • Patrick Wilson, drummer for Weezer, 1987
  • Chad Michael Murray, actor with roles in such productions as A Cinderella Story with Hilary Duff and House of Wax with Paris Hilton. He has also starred in the Warner Brothers TV popular show One Tree Hill, 1999
  • Kevyn Adams, NHL forward for the Phoenix Coyotes, and alternate captain of the Carolina Hurricanes in 2006.
  • Mark Murphy, Co-captain of Super Bowl XVII Champions Washington Redskins, Pro Bowl 1982 and 1983. Graduated in 1973. Current President and CEO, Green Bay Packers, Super Bowl XLV Champions
  • Neil Haskell, an American contemporary dancer. He is best known as a contestant on So You Think You Can Dance where he finished third in the final four.

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