Scappoose High School
About Scappoose High School
SCAPPOOSE HIGH SCHOOL
Scappoose High School is a comprehensive, 4-year public high school located in Scappoose, Oregon approximately 20 miles northwest of Portland along the Columbia River. Our student body is talented, energetic, and involved. They are a reflection of our strong extracurricular programs, including a large and competitive athletic department, an OASC gold rated student council, 17 school clubs, and a tight-knit and supportive community. We have a strong and committed faculty, built on a rich tradition of excellence in instruction.
Scappoose High School offers a comprehensive selection of courses in the areas of Business Technology, Mathematics, Visual & Technical Arts, Language Arts, Science, and Social Science. Students are encouraged to challenge themselves by enrolling in Advanced Placement, Willamette/Northwest Promise, and dual credit courses. SHS operates on a semester schedule; six classes, 60 minutes, 5 days per week. Each semester runs for 15 weeks. Two "J-Terms" are implemented at the conclusion of each semester. Each "J-Term" runs for 3 weeks; three classes, 105 minutes, 5 days per week. A wide variety of rigorous elective and recovery courses are offered during "J-Term."
*Approximately 85% of Scappoose High School graduates entered post-secondary educational institutions (40% 4-year colleges, 38% community colleges/technical schools, and 7% enlist in the military).
*Data self-reported from Scappoose High School's Class of 2016
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- Academic Achievement
- Clear, Effective Communication
- A Safe Environment
- Trust & Respect
- Integrity of Character & Practice
- Relevant Educational Experience
- Variety in Learning & Teaching
- Partnership with Families & the Community