Clinton High School

Basic Information

Address: 340 Indian town Road Clinton, North Carolina 28328
County: Sampson
District: Clinton City Schools
Phone Number: 910-592-2067
Fax Number: 910-299-5164
Principal: Ronald Bean

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Additional Information

School Type: Public Secondary
Accreditation: SACS/Advanced Ed
Grade Level: 9-12
School Schedule (Hours in Day): 7:45am-3:00pm
School Days in Calendar Year: 185
School Holidays: Christmas, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Marting Luther King Birthday
School Colors: Black and Gold
School Mascot: Dark Horse

Agribusiness of approximately 8,796 people

School Size: 750
Classroom Size: 18 average
Classroom Teachers: 56
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1 per 18
Support Services:

Guidance, School Nurse, English as a Second Language, Hispanic and native American liaison

Camp Programs: Yes
PTA Organization: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

Every class has a computers, and the school is wirelesss.

School Championships:

Football, Girl's Basketball, and various others

School Clubs:

FBLA. FFA, Spanich, Key, Beta, and various others

Lunch Availability: On site
Parking Spaces/Availability:


Uniform Guidelines:

No uniform. We have a dress code in place.

Mission Statement:

Clinton high School is committed to prividing 21st century educational opportunities, through qualified staff, for students to maximize their academic and personal potential as competitive members of a global society.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

At Clinton High School, we believe every student deserves a quality education. Teaching is a passion, and it's "about the kids."

Enrollment Characteristics: See below.
Notable Graduates:

Terry Holland-Athletic director East Carolina University
Jimmy Raynor-Professional baseball player with the Los Angeles Dodgers
Willie Parker-NFL player with the Pittsburgh Steelers
Leonard Henry-NFL player with the Miami Dolphins
Danyl Parker-North Carolina Gatorade State Player of the Year
Tonya Sampson-North Carolina Gatorade State Player of the Year
Jerris McPPhail-NFL player with the Miami Dolphins
Cody Stanley-Professional baseball
Wilver Dornell Stargell-NC Hall of Fame
Sam Aiken - NFL player with the New England Patriots, Buffalo Bills, and Cleveland Browns
Pearl Fryar - Topiary Artist
Dennis Owens-NFL player wth the New England Patriots

Programs and Services:

Exceptional Children
Acaemically Gifted
Honors and Advanced Placement
College credit and attendance at the local community college
Various vocational courses taught onsite
NCF School of Math and Science
Available online courses through NCVPS and other sources

Notes/School Information:

Clinton High, the only secondary school in the Clinton City Schools District, is located in the heart of Sampson County in Southeastern North Carolina. The community is a small urban trade center for a large rural agribusiness economy. The population is approximately 8,756.

Clinton High School is a comprehensive high school with a wide variety of courses and programs - 162 courses in 14 major disciplines.  More than 60% of Clinton High Schools graduates attend four-year colleges or universities and 85% attend post-secondary institutions.  Clinton High School operates on a concentrated block schedule in which students take four 90-minutes classes per day each semester.  Therefore, students may earn a total of eight full credits during a school year.  Honors and Advanced Placement courses, as well as career-technical education courses, are offered in many areas to prepare the students to reach their goals in life.  The Renaissance Program is an integral part of Clinton High School.  It is a strong partnership which exists among the school, businesses and the communtiy and is a commitment to make Clinton High School a center of academics.  The Renaissance Program gets results - over 325 students are recognized for their academic successes at each six weeks school-wide assembly.  Students who score at levels 3 and 4 under the State ABC's Program are given awards and other incentives.