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Hood River County School District Rises to Top 10 Ranking in the State

Hood River Valley High School graduates toss their caps

Of 197 school districts in Oregon, Hood River County School District ranks tenth, according to Niche.com. In their annual list of top school districts statewide, the website gave the district an A-rating for diversity and college prep.

“Seeing our Hood River County public schools at the top of this list shows that the hard work of our educators and the support we get from our community is really paying off for students,” says Superintendent Dan Goldman. “We’ve laid a lot of groundwork over the last few years in pursuit of excellence and high expectations for all students, and we are seeing a lot of recent success and momentum.”

According to the superintendent, Hood River Valley High School will also see a sharp rise in graduation rates based on preliminary results set for public release in January 2019.

In addition to ranking tenth overall, Hood River County School District ranks fourth for student athletes in Oregon and eighth for diversity.

To view the full list: https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-school-districts/s/oregon/

Photo by: Hood River News.