Central Medford High School

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Central Medford High School
Central Medford HS 1 - Medford Oregon.jpg
815 South Oakdale Avenue
Medford, Oregon, Oregon, Jackson County 97501
United States
Coordinates 42°19′15″N 122°51′51″W / 42.320889°N 122.864056°W / 42.320889; -122.864056Coordinates: 42°19′15″N 122°51′51″W / 42.320889°N 122.864056°W / 42.320889; -122.864056
Type Public
School district Medford School District
Principal Amy Herbst[1]
Grades 10-12[1]
Number of students 197[2]
Medford Senior High School
Central Medford High School is located in Oregon
Central Medford High School
Central Medford High School is located in the US
Central Medford High School
Built 1931[3]
Architect Frank Chamberlain Clark[3]
Architectural style Art Deco[4]
Part of South Oakdale Historic District[3] (#79002072)

Central Medford High School (formerly Medford Opportunity High School) is a public alternative high school in Medford, Oregon, United States. In 2010 the school moved from its original location on Earhart Street to its new location on Oakdale Avenue in Medford.[5] It occupies part of the old South Medford High School (which is now located on Cunningham Avenue in Medford).


John Kasich, 2016 Republican presidential candidate and Governor of Ohio, hosted a campaign event at the school on April 28, 2016.[6]


In 2008, 4% of the school's seniors received their high school diploma. Of 184 students, 7 graduated, 148 dropped out, and 29 are still in high school.[7][8]


  1. ^ a b "Oregon School Directory 2010-2011" (PDF). Oregon Department of Education. p. 37. Retrieved 2011-12-31. 
  2. ^ "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. ^ a b c Bryden, Vicki Anne (August 1978), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: South Oakdale Historic District (PDF), retrieved December 13, 2013 .
  4. ^ Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Oregon Historic Sites Database, retrieved December 13, 2013 .
  5. ^ mailtribune.com
  6. ^ Doyle, Mike (28 April 2016). "Gov. John Kasich Hosts Town Hall in Medford". KDRV.com. Retrieved 30 April 2016. 
  7. ^ "State releases high school graduation rates". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  8. ^ "Oregon dropout rates for 2008". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01.