Banks High School

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Banks High School
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450 S Main Street

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Coordinates45°36′55″N 123°06′47″W / 45.61518°N 123.113056°W / 45.61518; -123.113056Coordinates: 45°36′55″N 123°06′47″W / 45.61518°N 123.113056°W / 45.61518; -123.113056
School districtBanks School District
PrincipalJacob Pence[1][2]
Number of students402 (2016-17)[3]
Color(s)Blue, white, and gold    [1]
Athletics conferenceOSAA Cowapa League 4A-1[1]
Team nameBraves
RivalSeaside, Scappoose

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


•2018 4a Oregon State Football Champions. 31-20 win over Seaside at Hillsboro Stadium. (11-1 overall Record). Head Coach - Cole W. Linehan Assistant Coaches - Steve Lyda, Jason Tufts, Chad Delaney, Dane Ebanez, Wymon Smith, Kurt Victor, Chad Graham.

•During the Great Depression, the Works Progress Administration paid for work on the school's athletic fields. The project was completed in 1936.[4]

•In 2019, the Banks Braves Baseball team beat Henley High School (Klamath Falls, Oregon) in the State championship. They became the 2nd school in over a century to win the football state championship, basketball state championship, and the baseball state championship in the same year.


In 2008, 86% of the school's seniors received a high school diploma. Of 102 students, 88 graduated, ten dropped out, and four were still in high school the following year.[5][6]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Banks High School". Oregon School Activities Association. Retrieved 2013-11-10.
  2. ^ a b "Oregon School Directory 2009-2010" (PDF). Oregon Department of Education. p. 117. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-04. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "Banks High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 8, 2019.
  4. ^ "WPA Funds For Project on Kruger Road Likely". The Oregonian. February 23, 1936. p. 8.
  5. ^ "State releases high school graduation rates". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
  6. ^ "Oregon dropout rates for 2008". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
  7. ^ Collins, Cliff (November 2003). "Profiles in the Law: An Eye for Public Service". Oregon State Bar Bulletin. Oregon State Bar.
  8. ^ Smith, Taylor (June 27, 2014). "Buxton native and Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberley Strassel wins Bradley Prize". The Oregonian. Retrieved 1 July 2014.