Woodburn High School

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Woodburn High School
Woodburn High School - Woodburn Oregon.jpg
Address
1785 N. Front Street
Woodburn, Oregon, Marion County 97071
United States
Coordinates 45°09′12″N 122°50′52″W / 45.153333°N 122.847778°W / 45.153333; -122.847778Coordinates: 45°09′12″N 122°50′52″W / 45.153333°N 122.847778°W / 45.153333; -122.847778[1]
Information
Type Public
School district Woodburn School District
Principal Geri Federico[2]
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1287
Color(s) Royal blue and white   [2]
Athletics conference OSAA Mid-Willamette Conference 5A-3[2]
Mascot Bulldogs[2]
Website

Woodburn High School (WHS) is a four-year public high school in Woodburn, Oregon, United States.

Academics[edit]

Academy of International Studies

Via funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the WHS campus is divided into four smaller schools:

  • Academy of International Studies (AIS)
  • Woodburn Academy of Arts, Science, and Technology (WAAST)
  • Woodburn Arts and Communications Academy (WACA)
  • Wellness, Business, and Sports School (WeBSS)

Three of the schools on the WHS campus offer International Baccalaureate courses, and WHS students can earn a full IB diploma. It has been an IB World School since July 2001.[3]

In 2008, 57% of the Academy of International Studies seniors received their high school diploma. Of 68 students, 39 graduated, 8 dropped out, and 21 are still in high school.[4][5]

84% of the Wellness, Business, and Sports seniors received their high school diploma. Of 55 students, 46 graduated, 2 dropped out, and 7 are still in high school.[4][5]

83% of the Academy of Arts, Science, and Technology seniors received their high school diploma. Of 53 students, 44 graduated, 3 dropped out, 2 received a modified diploma, and 4 are still in high school.[4][5]

In 2008, 83% of the Arts and Communications Academy seniors received their high school diploma. Of 52 students, 43 graduated, 3 dropped out, 1 received a modified diploma, and 5 are still in high school.[4][5]

In 2012 Wellness, Business, and Sports School was ranked 6th on UsNews' best high schools in Oregon.

Athletics[edit]

WHS's boys soccer team has made the playoffs 25 years in a row, a state record for the longest stretch of playoff appearances. First appearance in 1986 - [6]

Next appearance in 1987 - [7]

WHS has nine state championships; five in wrestling, three in soccer, and one in baseball.[citation needed]

Fire[edit]

There was a four-alarm fire at the high school on Friday May 11, 2012. The call for the fire came in shortly before 9:30am. Students were evacuated and no injuries were reported. Parents were alerted via a reverse 9-1-1 call.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]