Hood River Valley High School

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Hood River Valley High School
Hood River Valley High School.jpg
1220 Indian Creek Road
Hood River, Oregon 97031
United States
Coordinates 45°41′05″N 121°32′45″W / 45.68471°N 121.545879°W / 45.68471; -121.545879Coordinates: 45°41′05″N 121°32′45″W / 45.68471°N 121.545879°W / 45.68471; -121.545879
Type Public
School district Hood River County School District
Principal Rich Polkinghorn[1]
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1225[2]
Color(s) Navy blue, canary yellow, and white[1]
Athletics conference OSAA Columbia Gorge Conference, 5A-3[1]
Mascot Eagle[1]
Newspaper The Talon

Hood River Valley High School (HRVHS) is a public high school in Hood River, Oregon, United States. It was the result of the consolidation of two smaller high schools at the time of its founding.


HRVHS is a Title 1 school.[3]

The school has a dropout rate of 2.8% and an attendance rate of 94%. Of the 38% of students who took the SAT, the average verbal score was 504 and the average math score was 507.[2] In the 2006 Oregon Statewide Assessments, the score for reading was 57%, the state average being 55%. For science, the score was 50%, below the state average of 62%. In writing the score was 55%, equal to the state average of 55%. The score for math was 38%, and the state average was 45%.[4]

In 2008, 76% of the school's seniors received a high school diploma. Of 314 students, 238 graduated, 53 dropped out, five received a modified diploma, and 18 were still in high school in 2009.[5][6]


HRVHS is a 5A school in the Columbia River Conference of the OSAA.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e http://www.osaa.org/schools.aspx/HoodRiverValley/
  2. ^ a b "HRVHS Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-06-21. 
  3. ^ "HRVHS Handbook" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-01. 
  4. ^ "HRVHS Profile". 
  5. ^ "State releases high school graduation rates". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  6. ^ "Oregon dropout rates for 2008". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Archived from the original on 2011-09-16. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  7. ^ Westeen, Karen. "The book on Baldwin: this season has been a success story". Tacoma Weekly. Retrieved 2009-09-28. 
  8. ^ "Jeff Lahti (1956-)". oregonencyclopedia.org. Oregon Historical Society. Retrieved 4 November 2016.