Banks High School

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Banks High School
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450 S Main Street
Banks, Oregon, (Washington County) 97106
United States
Coordinates 45°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
Type Public
School district Banks School District
Principal Jacob Pence[1][2]
Grades 9-12[2]
Number of students 418[3]
Color(s) Blue, white, and gold    [1]
Athletics conference OSAA Cowapa League 4A-1[1]
Mascot Brave[1]

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


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 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 (PDF) from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-04. 
  3. ^ "Oregon School Directory 2008-09" (PDF). Oregon Department of Education. p. 139. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 26, 2011. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  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.