Nyssa High School

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Nyssa High School
824 Adrian Blvd
Nyssa, Oregon, 97913
United States
Coordinates 43°52′37″N 117°00′09″W / 43.876814°N 117.002437°W / 43.876814; -117.002437Coordinates: 43°52′37″N 117°00′09″W / 43.876814°N 117.002437°W / 43.876814; -117.002437
Type Public
School district Nyssa School District
Principal Larry Ramirez
Faculty 21.0 (on FTE basis)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 319 (2005-06)
Student to teacher ratio 15.2
Color(s) Royal blue and white         
Athletics conference OSAA Eastern Oregon League 3A-5
Nickname Bulldogs

Nyssa High School is a high school located in Nyssa, Oregon, United States. It is in the Nyssa School District. The ethnic makeup is 55% Hispanic, 42% non-Hispanic white, with the remainder of Asian and Native American ethnicity.[2]


In 1985, Nyssa High School was honored in the Blue Ribbon Schools Program, the highest honor a school can receive in the United States.[4]

In 2008, 82% of the school's seniors received their high school diploma. Of 77 students, 63 graduated, 9 dropped out, 2 received a modified diploma, and 3 are still in high school.[5][6]

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Leo Long, 1954 NCAA champion in the javelin throw


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