Nyssa High School

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Nyssa High School
Address
824 Adrian Blvd
Nyssa, Oregon 97913
United States
Coordinates 43°52′37″N 117°00′09″W / 43.876814°N 117.002437°W / 43.876814; -117.002437Coordinates: 43°52′37″N 117°00′09″W / 43.876814°N 117.002437°W / 43.876814; -117.002437
Information
Type Public
School district Nyssa School District
Principal Shawn Jensen
Faculty 19.47 (on FTE basis)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 330 (2013-14)
Student to teacher ratio 16.95
Color(s) Royal blue and white         
Athletics conference OSAA Eastern Oregon League 3A-5
Nickname Bulldogs
Website
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Nyssa High School is a high school located in Nyssa, Oregon, United States. It is in the Nyssa School District. The ethnic makeup is 55% Hispanic, 42% non-Hispanic white, with the remainder of Asian and Native American ethnicity.

Academics[edit]

In 1985, Nyssa High School was honored in the Blue Ribbon Schools Program, the highest honor a school can receive in the United States.[4]

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 330 students enrolled in 2013-14 was:

  • Male - 50.0%
  • Female - 50.0%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 1.5%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 0.6%
  • Black - 0%
  • Hispanic - 67.0%
  • White - 28.5%
  • Multiracial - 2.4%

57.6% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Leo Long, 1954 NCAA champion in the javelin throw

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