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Encyclopedia > Danbury High School (Connecticut)
Danbury High School
Established
School type Public
Principal Mrs. Catherine Richard
Location Danbury, Connecticut, United States of America
Students approx. 3500
Mascot Mad Hatter
Website DHS Home Page

Danbury High School is a high school in Danbury, Connecticut. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Main article: Secondary education High school is a name used in some parts of the world, and particularly in North America, to describe the last segment of compulsory education, which is otherwise known as secondary education. ... Nickname: Located in Fairfield County, Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Danbury Region Housatonic Valley Incorporated (town) 1702 Incorporated (city) 1889 Consolidated 1965 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor Mark D. Boughton (R) Area  - City 114. ...


Danbury's Mission Statement: "Danbury High School is an academic institution, in partnership with parents and other members of the community, committed to promoting high standards in all aspects of school life. We strive to discover the unique talents of each student and to promote a learning environment that encourages individuals to pursue excellence and become contributing members of an ever-changing society."


Danbury takes pride in the strong diversity in the student body and staff. Danbury High is the second largest high school in Connecticut. Over the last few years Danbury High has become overcrowded, most likely from being the only public high school in Danbury. The students here are very excepting and many students go on to become doctors, lawyers and a various of very well-paying jobs.


Danbury High School has a population of over 3,500 students and teachers.


Athletics

Danbury High School carries a strong athletic tradition. They are perennial powers in wrestling, boys and girls track and field, and boys cross country. The wrestling, cross country, and track teams have all numerous state titles and New England championships. All three programs are considered to be nationally ranked annually. The wrestling team has won FCIAC titles 20 years in a row and havn't lost a game at home in 10 years. The track team has won more meets over the past decade than any other school in the FCIAC. They have not lost a regular season track meet in seven years and have several All-Americans on the team every year. The girls basketball team is also a powerhouse in this school.


External links

  • Danbury High School Web site
  • Danbury High School "Strategic School Profile 2005-2006", Connecticut Department of Education (PDF file)
  • Danbury High School Web page at Great Schools Web site

 
 

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