Olathe South Senior High School

Olathe South Senior High School serves 2,017 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Olathe South Senior High School operates within the Olathe School District.
The school district's 95% graduation rate is higher than the KS state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 2017 students has grown by 39% over five years.
The teacher population of 127 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,017 students
Olathe South Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 127 teachers
Olathe South Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Olathe South Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 12:1
Olathe South Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
2%
Olathe South Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
9%
17%
Olathe South Senior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
5%
7%
Olathe South Senior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
80%
68%
Olathe South Senior High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Olathe South Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Olathe South Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.35 0.29
Olathe South Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
12%
39%
Olathe South Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
5%
10%
Olathe South Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,046 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,807 is less than the state average of $12,944. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,899 is less than the state average of $12,499. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Olathe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
3
Number of Students Managed 30,046 575
Olathe School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 95% 85%
Olathe School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $315 MM $7 MM
Olathe School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $317 MM $7 MM
Olathe School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,807 $12,944
Olathe School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,899 $12,499
Olathe School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Scarborough Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • OlatheIndian Trail Middle School
    1440 East 151st St
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913)780-7230
    0.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 729 students                      
  • OlatheScarborough Elementary School
    2000 Lindenwood
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913)780-7670
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 354 students                      
  • OlatheHeritage Elementary School
    1700 East Pawnee Dr
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913)780-7490
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 346 students                      
  • OlatheHavencroft Elementary School
    1700 East Sheridan
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913)780-7470
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 270 students                      
  • OlatheSunnyside Elementary School
    16025 South Lindenwood
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913)780-7680
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 555 students                      

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