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District Goal

WE empower all students to achieve post-high school success.
 

CEEB Code 380073

Community

Aloha is an unincorporated suburban residential community in Washington County, located ten miles west of Portland, Oregon. Employment opportunities in the Beaverton area include business and professional, light industry and high tech electronics manufacturing.

Description

Aloha High School is a four-year comprehensive secondary school, one of the six comprehensive high schools in the Beaverton School District, a K-12 unified school district serving more than 40,000 students in 55 schools.  Current enrollment at Aloha High School is 1,834 students.  The senior class is 423 students.  Aloha serves a diverse ethnic population.  Our student body is 44% Caucasian, 36% Hispanic, 7% Asian, 6% Black, 1% Native American, and 6% identifying with a race other than those previously listed. Approximately 8% of our population receives English Language Learners (ELL) services.  Approximately 62% of our students qualify for the free or reduced lunch program.

Faculty

The AHS family comprises over 110 licensed personnel, including four administrators, one dean of students, six counselors, one full-time social worker, one full-time school psychologist, and an additional part-time school psychologist.  Over 88% of our faculty have a Master's Degree or higher.

Curriculum

Aloha High School offers a comprehensive program with college preparatory Advanced Placement and dual credit course offerings in addition to a wide range of career & technical education offerings.  AHS is on a semester A/B schedule with four 88-minute classes per day.  In May 2018, 600 students at Aloha High School took a total of 1000 AP exams. For the Class of 2019, the AP Program recognizes 24 AP Scholars, 2 AP Scholars with honors, 17 AP Scholars with Distinction, and 3 AP National Scholar based on the 2018 AP National Exam results.  Below are the 23 AP classes that are available to students in 2018-2019.

AP Biology

AP Calculus AB

AP Calculus BC

AP Chemistry

AP Computer Science Principles

AP Economics Macro

AP Economics Micro

AP English Language & Composition

AP English Literature & Composition

AP Environmental Science

AP European History

AP German

AP Government & Politics - Comparative

AP Government & Politics - US

AP Human Geography

AP Physics 1 - Algebra Based

AP Psychology

AP Spanish Language & Culture

AP Statistics

AP Studio Art - Drawing

AP Studio Art - 2D

AP Studio Art - 3D

AP US History

Grading/Ranking

Aloha High School assigns letter grades using a 4.0 system, with a D being the lowest passing mark. Letter grades are assigned as follows:
A = 90%-100%;  B = 80%-89%;   C = 70%-79%;   D = 60%-69%;   F = 59% or less.

Aloha High School has both unweighted and weighted GPA noted on the transcript.  Weighted Percentile Rank in Class can be provided per request.  Advanced Placement courses, which are transferable to a 4-year university, are weighted. Grades A, B and C earned in weighted classes will earn an extra grade point. Weighted courses are noted in the first column on the transcript.

Test Scores

The average ACT Composite score for the Class of 2018 was 19.0. The average SAT scores for the Class of 2018 were 560 for Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and 555 for Mathematics.

College Admission, Attendance History

Of graduating seniors in 2018, 73% continued their education after high school.  33% of the Class of 2018 are attending a 4-year college or university, and 40% of the Class of 2018 are attending a 2-year college.  In addition to the universities and colleges within Oregon, Aloha Graduates have been admitted to numerous colleges and universities throughout the nation. The following is a sample of schools where admission has been granted:

American University

Arizona State University

Barnard College

Baylor College

Boston College

Boston University

Bowdoin College

Brigham Young University

Carnegie Mellon University

Colgate University

George Fox University

George Washington University

Georgetown University

Gonzaga University

Harvard University

Humboldt State University

Oberlin College

Oregon State University

Pepperdine University

Pomona University

Princeton University

Providence College

Santa Clara University

Seattle Pacific University

Stanford University

University of Arizona

University of California - LA

University of Chicago

University of Colorado

University of Denver

University of Idaho

University of Notre Dame

University of Oregon

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburg

University of Portland

University of Puget Sound

University of San Diego

University of San Francisco

University of Southern California

University of Washington

Vanderbilt University

Villanova University

Washington State University

Whitworth University

Accreditation

Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), a division of AdvancED

Revised October 8, 2018