Doherty Memorial High School

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Doherty Memorial High School[2]
Doherty Memorial High School.JPG
299 Highland Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2193[2]

Open enrollment[1]
School districtWorcester Public Schools[2]
CEEB code222492
PrincipalSally Mahoney[2]
Faculty101.35 (on FTE basis)[3]
Grades9 to 12
Enrollment1,559 (2017-18)[3]
Student to teacher ratio15.38[3]
Color(s)Maroon and gold
NicknameHome of the Highlanders[2]

Doherty Memorial High School is a public high school located in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. It opened its doors in the fall of 1966, replacing two closing schools: Worcester Classical High School and Worcester Commerce High School.[4]

The school has about 2,000 students, in grades 9 to 12, in the Worcester Public Schools district.[3] The school's principal is Sally Mahoney.[2] The school 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.

Competitive teams[edit]

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[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-04-10. Retrieved 2017-04-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Doherty High School". Worcester Public Schools. Archived from the original on 26 December 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2009.
  3. ^ a b c d Doherty Memorial High
  4. ^ Kotsopoulos, Nick (March 16, 2019). "Politics and the City: Geography problem for new Doherty High". Telegram & Gazette. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  5. ^ Sacks, Pamela H. (May 18, 2007). "Serve & volley". Telegram & Gazette. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  6. ^ Kitchens, Susan (September 20, 2008). "The Reluctant Billionaire". Forbes. Retrieved April 26, 2018.
  7. ^ Cohan, Peter (April 23, 2017). "Wall & Main: Multibillionaire Jeff Greene, Worcester native, sees economic trouble ahead". Telegram & Gazette. Retrieved April 26, 2018.
  8. ^ Cristantiello, Ross (August 3, 2016). "Doherty High alumna Mary Beth Leonard gets new diplomatic post". Telegram & Gazette. Retrieved July 17, 2018.
  9. ^ Nugent, Karen. "Doherty grad plays role for US in Africa." Telegram & Gazette, Mar 21 2011.
  10. ^ Murray, Thomas V. (November 10, 2014). "United States Ambassador to Visit Worcester Public Schools" (Press release). Worcester Educational Development Foundation.
  11. ^ Telegram & Gazette Staff (March 31, 2014). "Hometeam: Worcester Public Schools inducts 11 into Hall of Fame". Telegram & Gazette. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  12. ^ Barth, Bud (April 23, 2006). "Rodriguez has redemption on his mind". Telegram & Gazette. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  13. ^ Duckett, Richard. "Worcester natives' film gathering steam." Telegram & Gazette, Apr 22 2004.
  14. ^ "08.07 From Worcester to Hollywood". Retrieved 2017-07-21.
  15. ^ Garven, Rich (April 25, 2018). "NFL Draft: Former Doherty High and Boston College star Isaac Yiadom awaits where he'll be selected". Telegram & Gazette. Retrieved April 26, 2018.

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Coordinates: 42°16′13.16″N 71°49′14.89″W / 42.2703222°N 71.8208028°W / 42.2703222; -71.8208028