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Arlington High School aerial picture
Arlington High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois closed in 1984.

Arlington High School question
Where was Arlington High School?
Arlington High School answer Arlington High School was the original Arlington Heights High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Arlington High School used to serve students in Arlington Heights, Illinois at 502 West Euclid Avenue. More information about the building history can be found at
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Arlington High School question Why did Arlington High School close?
Arlington High School answer Arlington High School was the flagship school for
District 214 which served students in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove, Mount Prospect, Prospect Heights, Rolling Meadows and Wheeling. District 214 had budget concerns with declining enrollment. The district board members decided to close two schools. Both of the schools that were closed were in Arlington Heights: Arlington High School and Forest View High School.

Arlington High School question Are there any historical articles or memorials to Arlington High School?
Arlington High School answer The Arlington High School building still exists and the building is occupied by
Christian Liberty Academy -- the second owners of the building in 1984 (purchase price: $1.51 million). Many items related to Arlington High School are in storage at Arlington Heights Historical Museum. Many items, such as trophies and 'Hall of Fame' photographs are owned by former students and teachers and dispersed around the world. The Arlingtoncards.com website has many pictures and historical information about Arlington High School. There is also an informative website with information on Arlington High School at illinoishsglorydays.com.

Arlington High School question Are there any other high schools remaining in Arlington Heights?
Arlington High School answer Arlington High School was the first high school in Arlington Heights.
John Hersey High School remains in Arlington Heights and St. Viator remains in Arlington Heights. Christian Liberty Academy has high school age students, but it includes younger grades as well.

Arlington High School question Will Arlington High School ever open again?
Arlington High School answer It is not likely that Arlington High School will ever open again. There are rumors that District 214 secretly offered to buy the original Arlington High School back from Christian Liberty Academy and that Christian Liberty Academy declined the offer. These rumors have not been confirmed, but shortly after the offer was alleged to have taken place, the
District 214 school board voted to go ahead with upgrades to its remaining high schools at a cost of over $100 million.

Arlington High School question What was the Arlington High School mascot and school colors?
Arlington High School answer The Arlington High School mascot was the cardinal and the school colors were red and white.

Arlington High School football helmet logo

Arlington High School booster club logo

Arlington High School athletic award certificate logo
Arlington High School Grace Gym painting left of state

Arlington High School football helmet logo.

Arlington High School booster club logo.

Arlington High School athletic award certificate logo.

Arlington High School Grace Gym painting left of stage.



Arlington High School question What was the name of the Arlington High School newspaper?
Arlington High School answer The school paper for Arlington High School was called 'The Cardinal.'

Arlington High School school newspaper 'The Cardinal'

Arlington High School question What was the name of the Arlington High School yearbook?
Arlington High School answer The yearbook title for Arlington High School was 'Heights.'

Arlington High School Yearbook 1975 'Heights'

Arlington High School question Does Arlington High School still have class reunions or homecomings?
Arlington High School answer Arlington High School still has individual class reunions and occasional homecomings. Information about these events can be found at
Arlingtoncards.com/reunions, Classmates.com and the Daily Herald reunion page.

* The original name of Arlington High School was Arlington Heights Township High School.

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