Bethel High School (Shawnee, Oklahoma)

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Bethel High School is a high school located five miles west of Shawnee, Oklahoma in Bethel Acres, approximately 35 miles east of Oklahoma City. It serves approximately 400 students and is part of the Bethel School District.[1]


Bethel Acres was opened to non-Indian settlers during the Land Run of 1891.[2] Early settlers set up the school district; classes were held in a brush arbor until a wood-frame building was erected at the corner of Clear Pond and Bethel roads.[2]


Bethel High School is mainly Class 3A. The slowpitch team is 5A. The school's mascot is the Wildcats and school colors are blue, gold, and white.


  1. ^ Bethel High School,] (accessed June 9, 2010).
  2. ^ a b Wilson, Linda D., Bethel Acres Archived July 18, 2010, at the Wayback Machine., Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture Archived May 31, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. (accessed June 9, 2010).

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Coordinates: 35°19′08″N 97°01′04″W / 35.318982°N 97.017907°W / 35.318982; -97.017907