Oswego High School

Oswego High School serves 1,334 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Oswego High School operates within the Oswego City School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1334 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,334 students
Oswego High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Oswego High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Oswego High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Oswego High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
8%
Oswego High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
3%
23%
Oswego High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
2%
19%
Oswego High School Black (1989-2012)
White
92%
48%
Oswego High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Oswego High School Sch Ethnicity Oswego 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.
0.15 1.03
Oswego High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
22%
42%
Oswego High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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%
7%
Oswego High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,086 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Oswego City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,086 1,324
Oswego City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 75% 86%
Oswego City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $29 MM
Oswego City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $74 MM $29 MM
Oswego City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,619 $21,692
Oswego City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,891 $21,514
Oswego City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hannibal High School (9.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Oswego Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Leighton Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Oswego Leighton Elementary School
    1 Buccaneer Blvd
    Oswego , NY , 13126
    (315)341-2700
    0  mi  |  480  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Oswego Charles E Riley Elementary School
    269 East 8th St
    Oswego , NY , 13126
    (315)341-2800
    0.6  mi  |  499  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Oswego Kingsford Park Elementary School
    275 West 5th St
    Oswego , NY , 13126
    (315)341-2500
    0.7  mi  |  421  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Oswego Fitzhugh Park Elementary School
    E 10th And Bridge Sts
    Oswego , NY , 13126
    (315)341-2400
    1.5  mi  |  430  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Oswego Oswego Middle School
    Mark Fitzgibbons Dr
    Oswego , NY , 13126
    (315)341-2300
    1.6  mi  |  582  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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Oswego County, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.09, which is lower than the New York average of 1.03. The most diverse school district in Oswego County is Altmar Parish-williamstown Central School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.