Canby High School

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Canby High School
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721 SW 4th Ave.
Canby, Oregon, (Clackamas County) 97013
United States
Coordinates 45°15′24″N 122°41′57″W / 45.256681°N 122.699068°W / 45.256681; -122.699068Coordinates: 45°15′24″N 122°41′57″W / 45.256681°N 122.699068°W / 45.256681; -122.699068
School district Canby School District
Principal Greg Dinse
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1670[1]
Color(s) Blue and gold
Athletics conference OSAA Three Rivers League
Team name Canby Cougars

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


In 2008, 86% of the school's seniors received a high school diploma. Of 395 students, 338 graduated, 37 dropped out, one received a modified diploma, and 19 were still in high school the following year.[2][3]

Homebuilding program[edit]

Canby is one of three Portland-area high schools (as well as Forest Grove High School and Benson Polytechnic High School) that builds a single-family home in the community. The school takes two years to build a home, and sells it when it is completed.[4]


  • Football
Canby has had a successful football program over the years, with numerous state semi-final appearances. The school's most recent semi-final appearance was in 2013.
  • Cross country
Mark Webber is Canby's only individual state title winner in the history of the program (1986). Sean Colman was a runner up in 2006. As a team, the boys' highest state finish was third place in 1987.
  • Basketball
Clint Chapman is Canby's most notable alumnus. He led the cougars to a semi-final appearance in 2007, and later played for the University of Texas.

State championships[edit]

  • Girls' rugby - two titles two years in a row (2009 and 2010)
  • Softball (1994 and 2001)
  • Dance team (2015, 2016 and 2017)

Notable alumni[edit]


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  2. ^ "State releases high school graduation rates". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  3. ^ "Oregon dropout rates for 2008". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  4. ^ Owen, Betsy (2009-10-08). "High schoolers building houses in self-funded program". The Oregonian. Retrieved 2009-10-25. 
  5. ^ Fentress, Aaron (September 2, 2007). "Hass sticks with Bears; Seahawks cut three locals". The Oregonian. pp. C10. 

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