Olathe South Senior High School

Olathe South Senior High School serves 2,109 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the KS average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Olathe South Senior High School operates within the Olathe School District.
Olathe School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the KS state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 2109 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 134 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,109 students
Olathe South Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Olathe South Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 134 teachers
Olathe South Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Olathe South Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Olathe South Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Olathe South Senior High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
9%
18%
Olathe South Senior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
6%
7%
Olathe South Senior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
79%
66%
Olathe South Senior High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Olathe South Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.37 0.30
Olathe South Senior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
40%
Olathe South Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
10%
Olathe South Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Olathe School District's student population of 29,080 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,183 in this district is less than the state average of $13,276. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,663 is higher than the state average of $12,850. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Olathe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
3
Number of Students Managed 29,080 556
Olathe School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 93% 88%
Olathe School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $302 MM $7 MM
Olathe School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $369 MM $7 MM
Olathe School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $11,183 $13,276
Olathe School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $13,663 $12,850
Olathe School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is School For Deaf High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Indian Trail Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heritage Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • OlatheIndian Trail Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 719 students
    0.2 miles
    1440 East 151st St
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913)780-7230
    0.26-8719
  • OlatheHeritage Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 319 students
    0.3 miles
    1700 East Pawnee Dr
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913)780-7490
    0.3PK-5319
  • OlatheScarborough Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 343 students
    0.3 miles
    2000 Lindenwood
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913)780-7670
    0.3PK-5343
  • OlatheHavencroft Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 279 students
    1 miles
    1700 East Sheridan
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913)780-7470
    1PK-5279
  • OlatheSunnyside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 532 students
    1.1 miles
    16025 South Lindenwood
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913)780-7680
    1.1PK-5532

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