Hermiston High School

600 S 1st St
Hermiston, OR 97838
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hermiston High School serves 1,697 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,697 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 30% in OR)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Hermiston High School's student population of 1,697 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,697 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
81 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Hermiston High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
31%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
76%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hermiston High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oregon by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
54%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hermiston High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
2%
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White
42%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score
0.54
This chart display the diversity score of Hermiston High School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
81%
This chart display graduation rate of Hermiston High School and public school graduation rate of Oregon by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hermiston High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hermiston High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Hermiston High School often compared to?
Hermiston High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pendleton High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% OR state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% OR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hermiston High School?
The graduation rate of Hermiston High School is 88%, which is higher than the Oregon state average of 81%.
How many students attend Hermiston High School?
1,697 students attend Hermiston High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Hermiston High School students are Hispanic, 42% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hermiston High School?
Hermiston High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Oregon state average of 17:1.
What grades does Hermiston High School offer ?
Hermiston High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hermiston High School part of?
Hermiston High School is part of Hermiston SD 8 School District.

School Reviews

5   5/24/2014
lots of extra classes to start learning about your career.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,697 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 30%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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