Cheltenham High School History


 
The original High School located on Ashbourne Road.
Is now the Cheltenham Art Center. 
 


 

 

The High School located on Union Avenue in Elkins Park

After the 1928 high school opened this became the industrial

arts building then around 1953 was used as a maintenance

facility by the school board.

 



 

 

This was the High School at the time of this photo 1906 to 1927.

Notice you don't see the other building or the Gym to the rear of

this building. Later became Elkins Park Junior High School then

around 1955 became the school administration offices.

 



 

 

Cheltenham High School 1928 TO 1957

Became Ogontz Junior High for a few years.

 


 

 

A view showing the front of the building and a

first, second and third floor plan.

 


 

 

The first alarm was sounded at 4:30 AM on January 11, 1994

firemen fought the blaze for days.

 


 

 

The gutted remains of the building await the wrecking ball.

 


 

 

HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS FROM 1954 - 1955

 


 

 

The new High School which opened in 1959, located in Wyncote, PA.