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Doherty Memorial High School


Doherty Memorial High School

Doherty Memorial High School[1]
299 Highland Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2193[1]

United States
Type Public
Established 1966
School district Worcester Public Schools[1]
CEEB Code 222492
Principal Sally Mahoney[1]
Faculty 95.0 (on FTE basis)[2]
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 1,577[2] (2005-06)
Student to teacher ratio 16.6[2]
Color(s) Maroon and Gold
Mascot Highlanders[1]
Nickname Home of the Highlanders[1]

Doherty Memorial High School is a public high school located in Worcester, Massachusetts, in the United States. It opened its doors in the fall of 1966, replacing two closing schools: Worcester Classical High School and Worcester Commerce High School.


  • Doherty Memorial High School 1
  • Competitive teams 2
  • Notable Alumni 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Doherty Memorial High School

The school has about 2,000 students, in grades 9 to 12, in the Worcester Public Schools district.[2] The school's principal is Sally Mahoney.[1] The schools serves the west side (Pleasant & Chandler Street, Tatnuck Square, Salisbury Street, Forest Grove, Newton Square, and June, Mill, Pleasant, and May Streets neighborhoods) of Worcester. The school is known for its excellence in both academics and athletics.

Competitive teams

Doherty Memorial High School has varsity teams in math and these sports: track, volleyball, baseball, lacrosse, football, cross country, soccer,field hockey,basketball, cheerleading, tennis, and FIRST Robotics.

The Doherty football team won the Massachusetts Division 4 State Championship at Gillette Stadium in 2013, defeating Dennis-Yarmouth by a score of 28-26.

Notable Alumni


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  5. ^ Richard Duckett. (2004, April 22). Worcester natives' film gathering steam :[1 Edition]. Telegram & Gazette,p. Ent4.

External links

  • Doherty Memorial High School website
  • DMHS 1969 Alumni website

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