Columbine High School
Columbine High School
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Columbine High School banner

Banner that once headed Columbine's school webpage (offsite link). This image looks to be the inspiration for an image Eric Harris made
for his own webpage, seen here. The Columbine banner is no longer hosted at Columbine High School's present-day site.

Columbine High School - named after Colorado's state flower - underwent a $15 million dollar makeover in 1995. An opening ceremony in August of that year welcomed Eric Harris, Dylan Klebold, and the rest of the student body to a brand new cafeteria, student entrance, and hallways. It was the first facelift Columbine had since the 1970's.

Less than four years later the school would need another costly renovation to repair to the damages inflicted on it on April 20, 1999 by Harris and Klebold during their fatal attack. Below you can find photos and information about the school before, during, and after the tragic shootings.

Outside the school
Photos from 4-20-1999 and the days following the tragedy.
Caution: Graphic content.
Repairing and Remodeling
Necessary repairs and renovations to the high school. Includes photos of the new cafeteria.
Event maps
Maps of what happened in and around Columbine High School.
New library
Photos and info about Columbine's HOPE memorial library.
Surveillance tapes
Security footage of Columbine's cafeteria during the attack.
Surveillance tapes
Security footage of Columbine's cafeteria during the attack.
Damage to Columbine High after the rampage.
Columbine's mascot then and now
The Rebel used to carry a gun...

Class of 2002

Last seniors of Columbine who survived the shooting
The last graduating class of students who were present during the shootings.

Frank DeAngelis, principal of Columbine High
Frank DeAngelis was Columbine's principal during the time of the shootings. He retired in 2015. He founded the Frank DeAngelis Columbine High School Academic Foundation and served on the board of the Columbine Memorial Committee. In 2019, he wrote the book They Call Me "Mr. De" about living through the Columbine shooting and the aftermath.

Forensic map of Columbine library.

Forensic map of Columbine cafeteria.

Forensic map of Columbine's lower level circa 1999.

Forensic map of Columbine's upper level circa 1999.

Columbine High School address: 6201 S. Pierce Street, Littleton, CO 80123
Columbine's official website:

More about Columbine High School and the shooting:
Over My Shoulder : A Columbine Survivor's Story of Resilience, Hope, and a Life Reclaimed
Walking in Daniel's Shoes
No Easy Answers: The Truth Behind Death at Columbine High School
The Journals of Rachel Scott : A Journey of Faith at Columbine High
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