2023 Best High Schools in Oregon
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What High School Paths Does Oregon Provide?
Oregon has 462 high schools, which is 5% fewer than the average American state. Even with a smaller population, per capita Oregon still has 1% fewer than the typical state, so there are still many education paths to choose from across the state. The average school rating is B–, which is the same as the national average.
Of Oregon's 462 high schools, 66% are public with an average rating of B–. The majority of these 304 public schools are traditional (240), and 56% of them stand above the national average. Meaning, 135 traditional public schools in Oregon are considered to be better than normal.
Additionally, Oregon has 56 charter schools (11th in the nation per capita), 23 of which exceed the national average in quality (41%). There are 8 magnet schools, 6 of which have grades above the national average (75%).
As far as private high schools go, there are 120 total in the state, which is 7% more than the average state per capita. These 120 private schools have a median rating of B+, with 40% of them exceeding the national average. Of these private options, 65% are religiously affiliated (mainly Christian schools, 66 in total). Oregon ranks 28th in terms of religious schools per capita, so it's slightly below the national average in this regard. There are 5 all-boys schools and 3 all-girls schools, both of which are below the national average (by 28% and 21% respectively).
Lastly, Oregon has 30 schools which offer online options (6% of all schools), which is the 7th highest figure in the nation per capita (359% more than the average state). So, there are still plenty of opportunities for students to learn virtually if that's the preferred route.
Top 25 Best High Schools in Oregon
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#1 Best High School in Oregon
Catlin Gabel School
#2 Best High School in Oregon
Oregon Episcopal School
#3 Best High School in Oregon
St. Mary's School
#4 Best High School in Oregon
Jesuit High School
#5 Best High School in Oregon
#6 Best High School in Oregon
Lake Oswego Senior High School
Lake Oswego, OR
#7 Best High School in Oregon
#8 Best High School in Oregon
St. Mary's Academy
#9 Best High School in Oregon
Lakeridge High School
Lake Oswego, OR
#10 Best High School in Oregon
Valor Christian School International