Falls City High School (Oregon)

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Falls City High School
Falls City High School - Falls City Oregon.jpg
Address
111 N Main Street
Falls City, Oregon, Polk County, 97344
 United States
Coordinates 44°51′55″N 123°25′46″W / 44.865379°N 123.429358°W / 44.865379; -123.429358Coordinates: 44°51′55″N 123°25′46″W / 44.865379°N 123.429358°W / 44.865379; -123.429358
Information
Type Public
School district Falls City School District
Principal Sidney Hobgood[1][2]
Grades 9-12[2]
Number of students 68[2]
Color(s) Purple and gold   [1]
Athletics conference OSAA Casco League 1A-2[1]
Mascot Mountaineers[1]
Website

Falls City High School is a public high school in Falls City, Oregon, United States. It is the only high school in the Falls City School District.

History[edit]

The current school building was built in 1921.[3]

Academics[edit]

In 2008, 53% of the school's seniors received their high school diploma. Of 19 students, 10 graduated, 2 dropped out, 1 received a modified diploma, and 6 are still in high school.[4][5]

In 2009, the school changed to a "proficiency model" as part the Race to the Top program of the Department of Education.[3] Student grades are based on subject-area competency, instead of test scores and homework grades.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d http://www.osaa.org/schools.aspx/FallsCity/
  2. ^ a b c "Oregon School Directory 2008-09". Oregon Department of Education. p. 139. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  3. ^ a b c Ryan, Mackenzie (2010-02-08). "Students in charge of own education". Statesman Journal. Retrieved 2010-02-09. [dead link]
  4. ^ "State releases high school graduation rates". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  5. ^ "Oregon dropout rates for 2008". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01.