Central High School (Independence, Oregon)

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Central High School
1530 Monmouth Street
Independence, Oregon, Polk County 97351
 United States
Coordinates 44°51′06″N 123°12′33″W / 44.85172°N 123.209143°W / 44.85172; -123.209143Coordinates: 44°51′06″N 123°12′33″W / 44.85172°N 123.209143°W / 44.85172; -123.209143
Type Public
Opened 1950
School district Central School District
Principal Buzz Brazeau[1][2]
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1000[1]
Color(s) Red, white, and black    [1]
Athletics conference OSAA 5A-3 Mid-Willamette Conference[1]
Mascot Panthers[1]
Team name Pathers
Rival Dallas High School
Central High School front under construction - Independence Oregon.jpg

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


Back of school, under construction in October 2009

In 2005-2006, Central High School was rated Satisfactory by the Oregon Department of Education.[3]

In 2008, 73% of the school's seniors received their high school diploma. Of 185 students, 135 graduated, 21 dropped out, 14 received a modified diploma, and 15 were still in high school the following year.[4][5]

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