Principal's Message

Principal's Message

Chagrin Falls High School is a comprehensive high school located 20 miles east of Cleveland and founded over 160 years ago. We serve 716 students in grades 9-12 from the Village of Chagrin Falls, Chagrin Falls Township, South Russell, Bentleyville, some sections of Russell Township, Bainbridge Township, and Moreland Hills. Chagrin Falls High School also hosts the Performing Arts Academy students from the nine districts that participate in our career technical consortium, "Excel TECC." Chagrin Falls High School has received numerous state and national accolades including being named a "Blue Ribbon School" by the US Department of Education in 2004 and a two-time AP Honor Roll High School.

Our mission is to provide an educational experience empowering students to maximize their potential so they can achieve their goals, direct their lives, and contribute to our community. We do this through offering a wide range of curricular programming that includes 28 Advanced Placement courses, 4 College Credit Plus courses, and a thorough selection of college preparatory courses in the core subject areas, a wide variety of elective opportunities in the arts and world languages, and 22 Career Technical Education Programs through the Excel TECC consortium. We also offer our students tiered support intervention programming to assist their needs and maximize their potential.

Chagrin Falls High School offers its students many extra-curricular opportunities including 25 varsity sports, 24 student clubs, along with an elite theater and music program. We pride ourselves on providing one of the best educational experiences in the nation for our community. We are Chagrin!! 

Monica Asher, Principal

Ms. Asher completed both her undergraduate and graduate work at Bowling Green State University. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Education, Integrated Language Arts, and Master of Education in the field of Educational Administration. She is currently a doctoral candidate at BGSU and was a 2014 Clark Scholar. Prior to arriving at Chagrin Falls, Ms. Asher served in the Huron, Avon Lake, and Rocky River City School Districts as an Athletic Director, Assistant Principal, and Director of Secondary Curriculum. She also serves on the OASSA Board of Directors as the Diversity Director At-Large.

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