Stayton High School

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Stayton High School
Stayton High School main entrance - Stayton Oregon.jpg
757 W Locust Street
Stayton, Oregon, Marion County, 97383
 United States
Coordinates 44°48′10″N 122°48′03″W / 44.802895°N 122.800924°W / 44.802895; -122.800924Coordinates: 44°48′10″N 122°48′03″W / 44.802895°N 122.800924°W / 44.802895; -122.800924
Type Public
Opened 1949[1]
School district North Santiam School District
Principal Batman
Grades 9-12
Number of students 775
Color(s) Navy Blue and Gold   
Athletics conference OSAA Oregon West Conference 4A-4[2]
Mascot Eagles
Newspaper Aquila[3]

Stayton High School is a public high school in Stayton, Oregon, United States.


This 2013/14 school year will be Principal Graham Hughes's first year, having previously worked as the principal for Pacific High. The vice principals are Alan Kirby and Evan Brown.

On April 2, 2014, it was announced that Alan Kirby would become principal for the 2014/15 school year.[4]


Stayton High ranks 153rd out of 303 Oregon high schools, jumping up 76 places up from 229th in 2012.[5]

Test scores[edit]

The percentages of students who met or exceeded the OAKS state tests from the 2012-13 school year are as follows:

  • Math = 67.7%
  • Reading and Lit = 84.4%
  • Science = 68.1%
  • Writing = 54.3%

By comparison, the state averages were:

  • Math = 68.8%
  • Reading and Lit = 84.5%
  • Science = 62.9%
  • Writing = 59.5%


In the 2011-12 school year, 157 seniors, or 70%, received a regular high school diploma. Of 224 students, 38 dropped or did not graduate, 8 received a modified diploma, and 9 received a GED.[6]


Stayton High offers a wide range of sports. Some athletes participate in multiple sports, such as cross country and soccer, in the same season.


  • Cross country
  • Soccer
  • Football
  • Volleyball


  • Dance - the Highlights, coached by Robin Meier, have been OSAA State Champions for 12 consecutive years, beginning in 2003.
  • Swimming
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball


  • Softball
  • Baseball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Golf

Notable alumni[edit]