Olathe South Senior High School

1640 East 151st St,

Olathe, KS, 66062-2851

Tel: (913)780-7160
Grades: 9-12

2,037 students

Olathe South Senior High School serves 2,037 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% 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 2037 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,037 students
Olathe South Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 140 teachers
Olathe South Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Olathe South Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 12:1
Olathe South Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
Olathe South Senior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
16%
Olathe South Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
7%
Olathe South Senior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
79%
68%
Olathe South Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Olathe South Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Olathe South Senior High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.51
Olathe South Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
10%
38%
Olathe South Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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 (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,500 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 88% over five years.
School District Name Olathe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
3
Number of Students Managed 29,500 543
Olathe School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 95% 85%
Olathe School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $315 MM $7 MM
Olathe School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $317 MM $7 MM
Olathe School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,807 $12,944
Olathe School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,899 $12,499
Olathe School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Olathe Indian Trail Middle School
    1440 East 151st St
    Olathe , KS , 66062
    (913)780-7230
    0.2  mi  |  712  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Olathe Scarborough Elementary School
    2000 Lindenwood
    Olathe , KS , 66062
    (913)780-7670
    0.3  mi  |  348  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Olathe Heritage Elementary School
    1700 East Pawnee Dr
    Olathe , KS , 66062
    (913)780-7490
    0.3  mi  |  340  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Olathe Havencroft Elementary School
    1700 East Sheridan
    Olathe , KS , 66062
    (913)780-7470
    1  mi  |  283  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Olathe Sunnyside Elementary School
    16025 South Lindenwood
    Olathe , KS , 66062
    (913)780-7680
    1.1  mi  |  566  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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