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There are 503 high schools in Oregon, made up of 375 public schools and 128 private schools. Oregon ranks as the 28th state in terms of student enrollment and 27th in terms of total number of schools. It ranks 48th for the student/teacher ratio.
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20. Tigard High School, Tigard, OR
Tigard High School is a public school in Tigard, Oregon. It has 1,976 students in grades 9-12. This school gives everyone a change to find their place.
Tigard High School has great academics. It has an IB curriculum for all of the students who choose to partake in the classes. The school is a IB school, but not exclusively. This gives students who want to be challenged the opportunity to take IB courses, while other students are welcome to take regular classes.
Tigard High School has a pretty good selection of elective classes, but mostly focused on art and music. Other than that they encouraged students to take math or science classes as elective classes.
Teachers are very good. They have a lot of experience and their teaching styles are well. They try to connect with the students as much possible and create strong and good relationships. They really try to bond personally with every student.
Tigard High has a very diverse culture of activities, lots of sports and clubs and something for everyone. Some activities are academic, some are athletic, and some are even for arts and crafts. There is an activity to fit any student.
There are many opportunities to participate in athletics at Tigard High School. The student body is really involved in sports events, and the equipment/facilities are kept up well.
There is freshman, jr, varsity football, basketball, baseball, golf, tennis, lacross, soccer plus others for the boys. The girls have freshman, jr, varsity basketball, volleyball, softball, tennis, soccer, lacross. There is also swimming and water polo.
- Tigard High School graduation rate is 82.0%. National average is 82.2%.
- 83.0% students of Tigard High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test.
- 92.0% students of Tigard High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state reading/language arts assessment test.