|Thomas Worthington High School|
300 West Dublin Granville Road
|Type||Public, Coeducational high school|
|School district||Worthington City School District|
|Teaching staff||94.75 (FTE)|
|Student to teacher ratio||16.28|
|Color(s)||Blue and Red|
|Song||"Oh, Worthington" (Words and Music by Henry Shuster, 1955)|
|Fight song||Stand Up and Cheer|
|Athletics conference||Ohio Capital Conference|
|Rivals||Worthington Kilbourne High School, Upper Arlington High School|
|Accreditation||North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
Thomas Worthington High School ("TWHS") is a public school in Worthington, Ohio. The school was named Worthington High School until 1991, when sister school, Worthington Kilbourne High School, opened.
Worthington is a city in Franklin County, Ohio, United States, and is a northern suburb of the larger Columbus. The population was 13,575 at the 2010 census. The city was founded in 1803 by the Scioto Company led by James Kilbourne, who was later elected to the United States House of Representatives, and named in honor of Thomas Worthington, who later became governor of Ohio.
Worthington Kilbourne High School is located in Columbus, Ohio and is part of the Worthington City School District. Kilbourne was named after James Kilbourne, the founder of the city of Worthington. The school colors are black and royal blue and a gray wolf named "Lobo" is the mascot. The current principal is Aric Thomas.
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TWHS offers many clubs and organizations to its students.
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