Taft High School (Lincoln City, Oregon)

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Taft High School
Taft High School Seal.png
Address
3780 Spyglass Ridge SE
Lincoln City, Oregon, Lincoln County, 97367
 United States
Coordinates 44°56′15″N 124°00′56″W / 44.937596°N 124.015464°W / 44.937596; -124.015464Coordinates: 44°56′15″N 124°00′56″W / 44.937596°N 124.015464°W / 44.937596; -124.015464
Information
Type Public
Established 1998 (current building)
School district Lincoln County School District
Principal Majalise Tolan[1]
Grades 7–12[2]
Number of students 596 (as of 11-4-13)[3]
Color(s) Orange and black         [4]
Athletics conference OSAA Oregon West League 4A-4[4]
Mascot Tigers[4]
Rival Newport High School[citation needed]
Newspaper The 45th Parallel
Website

Taft High School, also known as Taft High 7–12, is a public high school and middle school located in Lincoln City, Oregon, United States. It is one of five high schools in the Lincoln County School District. It serves students from seventh grade through twelfth grade. It is named for Taft, one of the communities that combined to form Lincoln City in 1965.

The front entrance of Taft High School as it appeared in March 2013.

Academics[edit]

In 2008, 61% of the school's seniors received their high school diploma. Of 140 students, 86 graduated, 39 dropped out, 1 received a modified diploma, and 14 remained in high school.[5][6]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Home page, Taft High School website
  2. ^ "Oregon School Directory 2008–09". Oregon Department of Education. p. 139. Retrieved May 28, 2009. 
  3. ^ About Taft High School, Taft High School website
  4. ^ a b c Member School A-Z Listing (292 Total Schools). Osaa.org. Retrieved on November 25, 2012.
  5. ^ "State releases high school graduation rates". The Oregonian. June 30, 2009. Retrieved July 1, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Oregon dropout rates for 2008". The Oregonian. June 301, 2009. Retrieved July 1, 2009.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  7. ^ Agnes Baker Pilgrim. Agnes Baker Pilgrim (1924-09-11). Retrieved on November 25, 2012.