Philomath High School

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Philomath High School
2054 Applegate Street
Philomath, Oregon, Benton 97370
United States
Coordinates 44°32′16″N 123°21′22″W / 44.537888°N 123.356064°W / 44.537888; -123.356064Coordinates: 44°32′16″N 123°21′22″W / 44.537888°N 123.356064°W / 44.537888; -123.356064
School district Philomath School District
Principal Brian Flannery
Grades 9-12
Number of students 611[1]
Color(s) Black and gold
Athletics conference OSAA Oregon West Conference 4A-4[2]
Mascot Warrior
Team name Warriors
Rival Newport

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


In 2008, 88% of the school's seniors received their high school diplomas. Of 147 students, 129 graduated, 12 dropped out, 3 received a modified diploma, and 3 stayed in high school.[3][4]

The Clemens Grant[edit]

A scholarship fund set up for graduates of Philomath High School was the subject of the documentary Clear Cut: The Story of Philomath, Oregon. [clarification needed]

New construction[edit]

In 2011, a $20 million construction project was started to rebuild a classroom wing and athletic complex at the school.[5] The plan was soon amended to rebuild most of the school itself, while retaining and reusing structures from the main and auxiliary gymnasiums.

Varsity Football Scandal[edit]

In July 2016, Six Philomath High School varsity football players and one coach were cited in connection with “aggravated hazing” incidents at Camp Rilea in Clatsop County. The incidents involved at least 11 alleged victims. The six youths have been cited on charges that, if committed by adults, would constitute the crimes of harassment and assault. All the harassment or attempted harassment charges involve "offensive physical contact with intimate parts.," Benton County District Attorney John Haroldson said, adding that the charges are either Class A or Class B misdemeanors.[6]

Notable alumni[edit]


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