Burns High School (Oregon)

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Burns High School
Address
1100 Oregon Avenue
Burns, Oregon, Harney County 97720
US
Coordinates 43°34′34″N 119°04′27″W / 43.576025°N 119.074084°W / 43.576025; -119.074084Coordinates: 43°34′34″N 119°04′27″W / 43.576025°N 119.074084°W / 43.576025; -119.074084
Information
Type Public
School district Harney County School District
Principal Ron Wassom[1][2]
Grades 9-12
Number of students 329[2]
Color(s) Purple and gold   [1]
Athletics conference OSAA Wapiti League 2A-6[1]
Mascot Hilanders[1]
Website

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

Academics[edit]

In 1987 and 1991, Burns High School was honored in the Blue Ribbon Schools Program, the highest honor a school can receive in the United States.[3]

In 2008, 82% of the school's seniors received their high school diploma. Of 77 students, 63 graduated, 3 dropped out, 6 received a modified diploma, and 5 are still in high school.[4][5]

The Burns Alternative School is part of Burns High School.[6][7] In 2008, 81% of the school's seniors received their high school diploma. Of 21 students, 17 graduated, 3 dropped out, and 1 is still in high school.[4][5]

Notable Alumni[edit]

Kellen Clemens, NFL Football player Jeff Lofgren: 2 Star General USAF

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d OSAA.org :: Schools
  2. ^ a b "Oregon School Directory 2008-09" (PDF). Oregon Department of Education. p. 139. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-26. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  3. ^ Archived: Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982-1983 Through 1999-2002 (PDF) Archived March 26, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ a b "State releases high school graduation rates". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  5. ^ a b "Oregon dropout rates for 2008". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  6. ^ Burns High School Archived August 22, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Burns H. S. Handbook Archived February 22, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.