Our Mission

To create a safe learning environment where excellence is rooted in skills, knowledge, self-expression and personal responsibility.

Our Vision

All Students, College & Career Ready

Our Principal History

David Bolen: 2010-

Gordon Parido: 2005-2010

John Atkins: 2003-2005

Mike Henderson: 1999-2002

Kim Shaw: 1995-1999

Guy Strong: 1991-1995

Richard Hughes: 1986-1990

Claude Sallee: 1977-1986

Robert Campbell: 1968-1977

Letcher Norton: 1963-1968

Our Story

     George Rogers Clark High School is a thriving high school in the heart of the Bluegrass that has achieved the coveted state School of Distinction for 2015 and 2016.  As the only public high school in Clark County, Kentucky, GRCHS has an annual enrollment in grades 9-12 of between 1,600 and 1,700 students.

     The school opened in the fall of 1963 at 620 Boone Avenue with the consolidation of Clark County High School and Winchester High School.

     The new facility, which includes a beautiful enclosed courtyard, a state-of-the-art area technology center, and a 600-seat auditorium, opened in the fall of 2013 on Boonesboro Road.

     GRCHS is placing priority emphasis on college and career readiness, providing more opportunities for students each year in the academic, arts and vocational realms. Blended-learning classrooms, innovative scheduling and project-based learning are a sampling of the 21st century strategies used to enhance education.  The school has a distinguished record in academics, vocational training, related arts and athletics, and soon will have a premiere athletic complex.

     George Rogers Clark surged from a state focus school in 2010 to School of Distinction in 2015 and 2016.  Behind the back-to-back distinction rating, which is historic for our district, is a school of innovation and ingenuity that boasts several creative approaches to education that have broken ground in our part of the state.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

George Rogers Clark High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, marital status, or age in employment, educational programs, and activities as set forth in Title IX and VI, and in Section 504. George Rogers Clark High School provides equal access to all groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies for Clark County Schools: Scarlett Ryan, Director of Human Resources, Clark County Public Schools, 1600 W. Lexington Ave., Winchester, KY 40391, ph. 859-744-4545. Read the district non-discrimination policy.


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