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I. C. Norcom High School is located at 1801 London Boulevard conveniently located between the revitalized downtown and the Midtown Tunnel. It opened in September 1997 under the leadership of Mr. Walter Taylor.

The school, originally known as the High Street School, was founded in 1913 as the first high school for black students and was located in the True Reformers Building at 915 High Street. After World War I it was relocated to the corner of Chestnut and South Streets. The school was renamed I. C. Norcom in honor of its first supervising principal, Israel Charles Norcom (1856-1916). A building on Turnpike Road opened in February, 1953.

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