- Zanesville High School
name = Zanesville High School
September 9, 1954
type = Public
Zanesville City School District
grades = 9-12
principal = Mark Ulbrich
head of school =
colors = Blue, white
location = 1701 Blue Avenue
coordinates = coord|39.960556|-82.017222|region:US_type:edu|display=inline
website = http://www.zanesville.k12.oh.us/zanesvillehs/site/default.asp
Zanesville High School is a public
high schoolin Zanesville, Ohio. Zanesville High School is the only public high school in the Zanesville City School District. The mascot is the Blue Devil and the school colors are blue and white.
The first Zanesville High School was built in 1849 and opened its doors in 1855. In 1908, the new Zanesville High School was built and named Lash High School in honor of Superintendent William D. Lash.
Today's Zanesville High School, the fourth version, was opened on September 9, 1954. At the time of its opening, the [http://zanesvilletimesrecorder.com Times Recorder] said of the $4 million school, "you have to see it to believe it." [cite web |url= http://www.zanesville.k12.oh.us/505326120755/cwp/view.asp?A=3&Q=276244&C=51589|title= "The History of Zanesville High School"|accessdate=2007-02-05]
Zanesville High School contains 1,063 students in grades 9-12.
Attendance and completion
Attendance Rate 92%
Graduation Rate 91%
Teacher credentials and ratios
Fully Certified 97%
Student/Teacher Ratio 18 [cite web |url= http://www.greatschools.net/cgi-bin/oh/other/1765|title= "Teachers/Students: Zanesville High School"|accessdate=2007-02-05]
As members of the
Ohio High School Athletic Association, the Zanesville Blue Devils sport 14 varsity teams. Most Blue Devil squads compete in Division II, although a few compete in Division I. Zanesville competed in the Ohio Valley Athletic Conferenceuntil 2006. Starting in the 2006-2007 school year, Zanesville joined the North Division of the Southeastern Ohio Athletic League.
outheastern Ohio Athletic League
EOAL North Division
* Logan Chieftains
* Marietta Tigers
* Vincent Warren Local Warriors
* Zanesville Blue Devils (Zanesville will leave the SEOAL in June 2009)
EOAL South Division
* Chillicothe Cavaliers
* Gallipolis Gallia Academy Blue Devils
* Ironton Fighting Tigers
* Jackson Ironmen
* Portsmouth Trojans
Ohio High School Athletic Conferences"
ZHS sports teams in the following sports... [cite web |url= http://www.zanesville.k12.oh.us/zanesvillehs/site/Directory_List.asp?byType=40|title= "Zanesville High School Athletics Directory"|accessdate=2007-02-05]
Basketball (Boys and Girls)
Soccer (Boys and Girls)
Tennis (Boys and Girls)
Ohio High School Athletic AssociationState Championships
Basketball– 1926, 1955, 1995 cite web|url=http://www.yappi.com/boysbasketball/AAA.html|title=Yappi Sports Basketball AAA|accessdate=2007-02-12|author=Yappi] cite web|url=http://www.yappi.com/boysbasketball/D1.html|title=Yappi Sports Basketball D1|accessdate=2007-02-12|author=Yappi] cite web|url=http://www.ohsaa.org/|title=Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site|accessdate=2006-12-31|author= OHSAA]
Jay Payton- Georgia Institute of Technology, New York Mets, Colorado Rockies, San Diego Padres, Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics
Kevin Martin- Sacramento Kings
Mark Dantonio- Michigan State UniversityHead Football coach
* [http://www.zanesville.k12.oh.us/ District Website]
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