Lebanon High School Profile
LHS School Profile 21-22 (pdf)
Pursuing Excellence for Every Student, Every Day
In partnership with the community, Lebanon High School will ensure all students are prepared for 21st-century success in college and career.
Lebanon High School lies in the heart of the Willamette Valley in Lebanon, Oregon. Lebanon’s current population is 17,530. While once a community reliant on its timber industry, Lebanon’s major employers include; Lowe’s Distribution Center, Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, Entek Manufacturing, Walmart, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Northwest (COMP), an osteo-pathic teaching facility in cooperation with Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California, and a 156 bed Veteran’s Home, as well as Boulder Falls Inn & Event Center.
School Description & Schedule
Lebanon High School is a comprehensive high school. The school day consists of seven fifty minute periods, five days a week. The school year is divided into two eighteen-week semesters, where students are graded for each class taken and credit is granted toward graduation. All students are scheduled into grade-level Advisory classes which meet each Wednesday for 30 minutes each.
Lebanon High School employs one Principal and three Associate Principals. There are four counselors along with a mental health specialist. Additionally, LHS employs sixty teachers, each meeting the “Highly Qualified” federal standards. A support staff of forty-three classified employees compliment the instruction of students at the high school. The Athletic Department is overseen by the Associate Principal in charge of Athletics.
There are 1,292 students in attendance at Lebanon High School; 607 females and 683 males and 7 non-binary. The ethnic breakdown of the student population is as follows. Ethnicity: 6.4 % Hispanic, 82.5% White, 0.4% African American, 0.5% Asian, 0.4% Pacific Islander, 1.5% American Indian, and 8.3% Multi-racial.
Per Lebanon Community School District guidelines, there are 24 credits required for graduation at Lebanon High School. Students must pass the Career-Related Learning Standards including Plan & Profile, Extended Application and Care.
In Oregon, a cohort graduation rate follows the students who are first-time high school students in a particular year and determines the percentage that graduate within a given time frame, such as 4 years. An extended rate, allowing one additional year for completion, is also tracked and reported as the 5-year Cohort Graduation Rate. The Lebanon High School 4-year cohort graduation rate for the Class of 2020 is 77%, the Class of 2019 is 79%, the Class of 2018 is 80%, for the Class 2017 is 73% and the Class of 2016 is 72%.
AP & Honors Courses
This year Lebanon High School is offering ten different Advanced Placement courses including: AP Calculus AB, AP Human Geography, AP European History, AP US History, AP US Government, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, and AP Studio Art 2D. We have additional courses that count towards the Honors Diploma including: Adv Language Arts 9, Adv Language Arts 10, Pre-Calculus, Anatomy & Physiology, Chemistry, and French 3. Many other courses are offered which allow student to earn “College Now!” credit at LBCC.
Grade Point Averages / Grading Policies
Lebanon High School computes a student’s GPA on a 4.0 non-weighted system. Class rank is exact and determined by the accumulative GPA from ninth grade through the most recent semester completed.
College / University Attendance
Approximately 49% of the 2020 graduating class enrolled at a two or four-year college within one year of completing high school. Another 3% are registered to attend a trade school, and 3% enlisted in the military.
Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a school-wide effort focused on leadership, instruction and culture. AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society. AVID-trained educators teach students academic and social skills to help them develop the habits and behaviors needed to succeed in rigorous curriculum.
In the spring, all juniors participate in Smarter Balanced Assessments for English Language Arts and Mathematics. Work samples for writing and problem solving are accomplished through submission of student work using state standards. In October each year, freshmen, sophomores, juniors participate in the PSAT test while 12th grade students participate in the SAT test.