Orange High School
is a public high school
located in Pepper Pike
, an eastern suburb in the Greater Cleveland
metropolitan area and part of the Northeast Ohio
region. Orange High School primarily serves the affluent communities that historically formed Orange Township, which are Hunting Valley
, Moreland Hills
, Pepper Pike, Orange
. OHS is the only high school in the Orange City School District
, which also includes Ballard Brady Middle School, and Moreland Hills Elementary School.
In 1924, the Orange Schools were consolidated from the individually operated Orange Township public schools. That year, the Foreman family donated the first of property to ultimately comprise a school district campus and the first Orange Schools building was opened on the current site of the high school. This facility was expanded numerous times to accommodate the growth of the five cities, Pepper Pike, Hunting Valley, Woodmere, Orange, and Moreland Hills, formerly comprising Orange Township.
Pepper Pike Elementary School was opened in 1954 and expanded in 1956. Moreland Hills Elementary School was opened in 1958 to expand the capacity for elementary education and further free up space in the original school building for grades 6-12. In 1963, Ballard Brady Middle School, named in honor of the superintendent (1951–1967), was opened to house grades 6-8.
In 1973, the current Orange High School's contemporary structure was expanded upon, built around and opened on the site... Read More