Cheshire High School is located in Cheshire, Connecticut, fifteen miles north of New Haven and twenty-five miles south of Hartford. Cheshire High School is a comprehensive high school serving approximately 1,600 students and their families. As a comprehensive high school, Cheshire High School offers a range of programs to meet the academic and personal needs of the students. Cheshire High School and the Cheshire community are committed to working together to prepare students to become productive adults. The mission of the Cheshire High School learning community is the enhancement of student understanding. For understanding to be achieved, teachers will guide students to shape information into knowledge and knowledge into understanding. This understanding is pursued to enable all students to become complex adult thinkers, workers, community contributors.