Klamath Union High School

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Klamath Union High School
KU football.jpeg
KU 2013 football team in action
1300 Monclaire Street
Klamath Falls, Oregon, Klamath County, 97601
 United States
Coordinates 42°13′50″N 121°46′44″W / 42.2305°N 121.7788°W / 42.2305; -121.7788Coordinates: 42°13′50″N 121°46′44″W / 42.2305°N 121.7788°W / 42.2305; -121.7788
Type Public
Opened 1901
School district Klamath Falls City School District
Principal Jeff Bullock[1]
Grades 9-12
Number of students 780[2]
Color(s) Red and White[1]
Athletics conference OSAA Southern Sky 5A [1]
Mascot Pelicans[1]

Klamath Union High School is a public high school located in Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States.


Funding of the school began in 1901 with the first graduate in 1903.[3] The school colors are red and white and a large "K" is marked in white stone on a nearby hill. The construction of the school began in 1927, with the first marching band the following year.[3] KUHS opened with 520 students and had 77 graduates its first year. Paul Jackson was the Principal and Pelican Pete was chosen as the school's mascot.[3]


In 2008, 89% of the school's seniors received their high school diploma. Of 186 students, 166 graduated, 14 dropped out, 3 received a modified diploma, and 3 are still in high school.[4][5]

Notable Alumni[edit]