Woodburn High School
|Woodburn High School|
|1785 N. Front Street
Woodburn, Oregon, Marion County, 97071
|School district||Woodburn School District|
|Number of students||1287|
|Color(s)||Royal blue and white |
|Athletics conference||OSAA Mid-Willamette Conference 5A-3|
|Website||Woodburn School District website|
Via funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the WHS campus is divided into four smaller schools:
- Academy of International Studies (AIS)
- Woodburn Academy of Arts, Science, and Technology (WAAST)
- Woodburn Arts and Communications Academy (WACA)
- Wellness, Business, and Sports School (WeBSS)
83% of the Academy of Arts, Science, and Technology seniors received their high school diploma. Of 53 students, 44 graduated, 3 dropped out, 2 received a modified diploma, and 4 are still in high school.
In 2008, 83% of the Arts and Communications Academy seniors received their high school diploma. Of 52 students, 43 graduated, 3 dropped out, 1 received a modified diploma, and 5 are still in high school.
In 2012 Wellness, Business, and Sports School was ranked 6th on UsNews' best high schools in Oregon.
WHS's boys soccer team has made the playoffs 25 years in a row, a state record for the longest stretch of playoff appearances. First appearance in 1986 - 
Next appearance in 1987 - 
WHS has nine state championships; five in wrestling, three in soccer, and one in baseball.
There was a four-alarm fire at the high school on Friday May 11, 2012. The call for the fire came in shortly before 9:30am. Students were evacuated and no injuries were reported. Parents were alerted via a reverse 9-1-1 call.
Kat Bjelland, lead singer of the punk rock band Babes in Toyland, attended Woodburn High School. Prior to establishing Babes in Toyland, Bjelland had been a bandmate with Courtney Love in Portland-based band Pagan Babies.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Woodburn High School
- "Woodburn High School". IB World Schools. IBO. Retrieved 2008-02-12.
- "State releases high school graduation rates". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
- "Oregon dropout rates for 2008". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
- Karlan. Babes in Toyland: The Making and Selling of a Rock and Roll Band. 1996.