Preston High School (Idaho)

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Preston High School
Preston High School - Preston, Idaho.jpg
Main entrance in 2007
Location
151 East 200 South

,
United States
CoordinatesCoordinates: 42°05′32″N 111°52′21″W / 42.0922°N 111.8725°W / 42.0922; -111.8725
Information
TypePublic [1]
School districtPreston S.D. (#201)
PrincipalRuss Lee
Faculty32.40 (FTE)[2]
Grades9–12 [1]
Enrollment780 (2018–19)[2]
Student to teacher ratio24.07[2]
Color(s)Blue, White, & Gold [3]
     
AthleticsIHSAA Class 4A [3]
Athletics conferenceGreat Basin (East)
MascotIndian [3]
YearbookQuiver
Feeder schoolsPreston Jr. High
Information(208) 852-0280
Elevation4,710 ft (1,440 m) AMSL
WebsitePreston High School

Preston High School is a four-year public secondary school in Preston, Idaho, the only traditional high school in the Preston School District #201. The school colors are blue, white, and gold and the mascot is an Indian.[3]

PHS was one of the filming locations for the 2004 movie Napoleon Dynamite, where the director Jared Hess graduated in 1997.

Athletics[edit]

Preston competes in athletics in IHSAA Class 4A in the Great Basin (East) Conference with Pocatello and Century of Pocatello. Longtime in Class A-2 and its successor 3A, Preston moved up to 4A in 2004.[4]

State titles[edit]

Boys

  • Football (1): fall (A-2, now 3A) 1993 (official with introduction of A-2 playoffs, fall 1978)[5]
    • (unofficial poll titles - 0) (poll introduced in 1963, through 1977)
  • Cross Country (4): fall (A-2, now 3A) 1994, 2000; (3A) 2001, 2002 [6] (introduced in 1964)
  • Basketball (9): (A, now 5A) 1946; (A-2, now 3A) 1968, 1989, 1990; (3A) 2001, 2003 [7] (4A) 2016,[8] 2017, 2018, 2020
  • Wrestling (1): (A-2, now 3A) 1979 [9] (introduced in 1958)

Girls

  • Cross Country (4): fall (A-2, now 3A) 1994, 2000; (3A) 2001; (4A) 2008 [6] (introduced in 1974)
  • Soccer (1): fall (4A) 2015 [10] (introduced in 2000)
  • Volleyball (5): fall (A-2, now 3A) 1981, 1983, 1994, 1995; (3A) 2002 [10] (introduced in 1976)
  • Basketball (1): (A-2, now 3A) 1986 [11] (introduced in 1976)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Preston High School". Public School Review. Retrieved 2009-04-29. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c "Preston High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 20, 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b c d "Idaho High School Activities Association" (PDF). IHSAA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2009-04-29. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Cordes, Jeff (October 29, 2003). "ADs advance plans for new 4A league". Idaho Mountain Express.
  5. ^ idhsaa.org Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine - Idaho high school football - state champions
  6. ^ a b idhsaa.org Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine Cross Country champions through 2011
  7. ^ idhsaa.org Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine - Basketball champions - through 2012
  8. ^ idhsaa.org Archived 2016-04-01 at the Wayback Machine - 2016 4A Basketball Final Game
  9. ^ idhsaa.org Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine - Wrestling champions - through 2012
  10. ^ a b idhsaa.org Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine Soccer champions - through 2011
  11. ^ idhsaa.org Archived 2012-10-01 at the Wayback Machine - Girls Basketball champions - through 2012

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