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High school is a name used in some parts of the world, and particularly in North America, to describe the last segment of compulsory secondary education. It is preceded by primary education. High school is also the name used to describe the institution in which the final stage of compulsory education takes place. In the United States, high schools generally consist of grades 9, 10, 11, and 12, although the inclusion of grade 9 varies by school district.
ORHS, Oak Ridge is a top high school situated in the United States. Oak Ridge High School is the public high school for Oak Ridge, Tennessee. It was established in 1943 to educate the children of Manhattan Project workers. It currently has about 1500 students. Since 1995, it has educated students in grades 9 through 12. Currently, the school is undergoing major reconstruction over the course of the next several years, most of the old buildings will be torn down and replaced as part of a multi-million dollar plan. The mascot of Oak Ridge High is the wildcat. The Oak Ridge Wildcats football teams were mythical national champions for 1958, and have won eight state championships. The Newsweek ranks Oak Ridge High School 465th on its 2006 list of the United States' 1200 best public high schools.
In April, 2006, another senior tied for first place in the Young Epidemiology Scholars Competition sponsored by the College Board, and still another received a smaller scholarship. Oak Ridge is also nationally famous for its consistent performance in Science Olympiad a team from ORHS has made it to nationals for more than a dozen years running. The students from Oak Ridge also traditionally perform well on the American Math Competition exams.
The athletics programs include baseball, basketball, men's, basketball, women's, cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, men's and women's, tennis, men's and women's, track, volleyball, wrestling. Oak Ridge is a dynamic school that promotes academic achievement, high expectations, respect, unity, and safety. Oak Ridgestrives to develop specific goals and high academic standards, using communication and commitment within a shared learning environment.
The mission of Oak RidgeSchool is to offer an environment in which all students will acquire the necessary skills to become responsible thinkers who appreciate diversity and are productive citizens in their community.

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