Woodrow Wilson High School (Portland, Oregon)

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Woodrow Wilson High School
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Woodrow Wilson High School is located in Portland, Oregon
Woodrow Wilson High School
Woodrow Wilson High School
1151 SW Vermont
Portland, Oregon, Multnomah County, 97219
USA
Coordinates 45°28′37″N 122°41′23″W / 45.476842°N 122.689798°W / 45.476842; -122.689798Coordinates: 45°28′37″N 122°41′23″W / 45.476842°N 122.689798°W / 45.476842; -122.689798
Information
Type Public
Opened 1956
School district Portland Public Schools
Principal Brian Chatard[1][2]
Grades 9-12[2]
Number of students 1439[3]
Color(s) Forest green and white   [1]
Athletics conference OSAA Portland Interscholastic League 5A-1[1]
Mascot Trojans[1]
Team name Wilson Trojans
Newspaper The Statesman
Yearbook The Troyan[citation needed]
Website

Woodrow Wilson High School, known as Wilson High School, is a public high school in Portland, Oregon, United States. In 2006, the school was one of seven in Oregon ranked among America's 1,200 best high schools by Newsweek.[4] In 2008, Wilson was voted 37th out of all the public high schools in all the state of Oregon.[5]

History[edit]

On June 18, 2003, an arsonist damaged the school. Two students were arrested in connection with the fire and several others in the Portland area.[6]

Student profile[edit]

The student population is 76% white, 8% Latino, 6% Asian/Pacific Islander, and 5% African American.[3] About 85% of students live within the school boundaries, the highest percentage in the district.[3] In 2009, 10% of Wilson's students transferred into the school.[7]

Academics[edit]

In 2008, 87% of the school's seniors received their high school diploma. Of 343 students, 299 graduated, 29 dropped out, 8 received a modified diploma, and 7 are still in high school.[8][9]

Sports[edit]

State championships[edit]

  • 2013 - Choir State Champions
  • 2012 - Cheerleading State Champions
  • 2012 - Baseball State Champions
  • 2010 - Cheerleading State Champions
  • 2009 - Speech and Debate State Champions
  • 2009 - Cheerleading State Champions
  • 2007 - Cheerleading State Champions
  • 2006 - Baseball State Champions
  • 2006, 1989, 1988, 1987 - Chess State Champions
  • 1989 - National High School Chess Champions
  • 1985, 1989, 1991 - Boys Basketball State Champions
  • 1983 - Boys Cross Country State Champion
  • 1977 - Girls Basketball State Champions

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Member School A-Z Listing (293 Total Schools)
  2. ^ a b "Oregon School Directory 2008-09". Oregon Department of Education. p. 139. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  3. ^ a b c Melton, Kimberly (2010-01-21). "What will be the fate of my high school?". The Oregonian. Retrieved 2010-02-09. 
  4. ^ "Seven Oregon schools make Newsweek list". The Oregonian (Portland, Oregon: Oregonian Publishing). 2006-05-09. pp. B5. 
  5. ^ Top 10 Best Oregon State Elementary Schools - OR School Rankings
  6. ^ "Previous Portland-area school fires". The Oregonian. 2009-11-10. Retrieved 2009-11-11. 
  7. ^ Melton, Kimberly (2010-02-04). "How many transfer, and where do they go?". The Oregonian. Retrieved 2010-02-12. 
  8. ^ "State releases high school graduation rates". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  9. ^ "Oregon dropout rates for 2008". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  10. ^ Rob Owen, Special to The Oregonian. "Ex-Portlander Alicia Lagano shows her grit in 'Client List'". OregonLive.com. Retrieved 2012-04-17. 
  11. ^ Dale Murphy Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
  12. ^ Damon Stoudamire NBA & ABA Stats | Basketball-Reference.com
  13. ^ Wayne Twitchell Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com

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