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District Goal
All students will show continuous progress toward their personal learning goals, developed in collaboration with teachers and parents, and will be prepared for post-secondaryeducation and career 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 five comprehensive high schools in the Beaverton School District, a K-12 unified school district serving almost 40,000 students. Current enrollment is 2,068students. Senior class is 550 students.  Aloha serves a diverse ethnic population. Our student body is 44% Caucasian, 37% Hispanic, 6% Asian, 6% Multiracial, 5% Black, 1% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and 1% Alaskan/Native American.  Approximately 4% of our population receives English Language Learners(ELL) services. Approximately 60% of our students qualify for the free or reduced lunch program.

Faculty
The AHS family comprises over 110 licensed personnel, including four administrators, seven counselors, and one school psychologist. Over 88% of our staff have a Master's Degree or Higher.

Curriculum
Aloha High School offers a comprehensive program with college preparatory and vocational offerings. AHS is on a semester A/B schedule with four 88-minute classes per day. Advanced Placement courses offered are listed below.  In 2016, 765 students at Aloha High School took AP exams, taking a total of 960 tests. The AP Program recognizes 69 AP Scholars, 20 AP Scholars with honors, 35 AP Scholars with Distinction, 1 State AP Scholar, and 7 AP National Scholars based on the 2016 AP National Exam results.

​AP BiologyAP Government & Politics​ - US
​AP Calculus AB
​AP Human Geography
​AP Chemistry
​AP Physics: Algebra Based
​AP Economics Macro
​AP Psychology
​AP Economics Micro
​AP Spanish Language & Culture
​AP English Language and Composition
​AP Statistics
​AP English Literature & Composition
​AP Studio Art - Drawing
​AP Environmental Science
​AP Studio Art - 2D
​AP European History
​AP Studio Art - 3D
​AP Government & Politics - Comparative
​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 and weighted percentile. Advanced Placement and dual credit 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 2016 was 18.8. The average SAT scores for the Class of 2016 were 532 for Critical Reading and 536 for Mathematics.

College Admission, Attendance History

Of graduating seniors in 2016, 65% continued their education after high school. 30% of the Class of 2016 are attending a 4-year college or university, and 35% of the Class of 2016 are attending a 2-year college. In addition to the universities and colleges within Oregon, Aloha graduates have also been admitted to numerous colleges and universities throughout the nation. The following is a sample of schools where admission has been granted:
American UniversityOberlin College University of Idaho
Arizona State UniversityOregon State UniversityUniversity of Notre Dame
Barnard College​Pepperdine University
University of Oregon
​Baylor UniversityPomona College
University of Pennsylvania
Boston CollegePrinceton UniversityUniversity of Pittsburgh
Boston UniversityProvidence CollegeUniversity of Portland
Carnegie Mellon UniversityRice UniversityUniversity of Puget Sound
Colgate UniversitySanta Clara UniversityUniversity of San Diego
College of Holy CrossSeattle Pacific UniversityUniversity of San Francisco
Emory UniversityStanford UniversityUniversity of Southern California
George Fox UniversityUnited States Military Academy
University of Washington
George Washington UniversityUniversity of ArizonaVanderbilt University
Georgetown UniversityUniversity of California-LAVillanova University
Gonzaga UniversityUniversity of ChicagoWashington State University
Harvard UniversityUniversity of ColoradoWhitman University
Humboldt State UniversityUniversity of DenverWhitworth University


Accreditation
Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), a division of AdvancED
Revised September 21, 2016