Shaker Heights High School

College & Education

North America, United States, Cuyahoga County

Shaker Heights High School is a public high school located in Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA an east side suburb of Cleveland. The high school is part of the Shaker Heights City School District serving Shaker Heights and a small part of eastern Cleveland. It is consistently ranked among the top districts in the state for National Merit semifinalists. Shaker Heights High School is an International Baccalaureate World School, the only public high school in Cuyahoga County to hold this accreditation and offer rigorous IB classes. According to a 2004 survey by The Wall Street Journal, Shaker Heights High School is one of the top feeder schools in the nation for admission to the most selective colleges and universities. The high school has also been recognized by Money and Redbook magazines. In 1998, the school was named a Grammy Signature School by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Foundation in recognition of its outstanding music programs. The school colors are red and white and its mascot is the Raider. The high school has an open campus policy, which is in keeping with its "college preparatory environment," according to Principal Michael Griffith.