Altus High School

400 North Park Ave

Altus, OK 73521-4000

Tel: (580)481-2640
Grades: 9-12

1,016 students

Altus High School serves 1,016 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the OK average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Altus High School operates within the Altus School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is lower than the OK state average of 83%.

Overview

The student population of 1016 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,016 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Students by Grade Altus High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
16%
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
26%
13%
Black
9%
11%
White
51%
53%
All Ethnic Groups Altus High School Sch Ethnicity Altus 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.
0.66 0.47
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.
38%
52%
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.
8%
10%
Altus High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,156 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Altus School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed 4,156 412
Graduation Rate 73% 83%
Altus School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $4 MM
Altus School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $31 MM $4 MM
Altus School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,947 $9,367
Altus School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,733 $9,180
Altus School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, OK Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Navajo High School (8.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Altus Intermediate School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Will Rogers Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AltusWill Rogers Elementary School
    1100 North Forrest
    AltusOK 73521
    (580)481-2152
    0.6 mi | 315 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • AltusAltus Intermediate School
    1221 North Howse
    AltusOK 73521
    (580)481-2155
    0.7 mi | 531 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • AltusWashington Elementary School
    311 East Cypress
    AltusOK 73521
    (580)481-2133
    0.7 mi | 376 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • AltusRoosevelt Elementary School
    1200 Glenda
    AltusOK 73521
    (580)481-2185
    1.1 mi | 310 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • AltusAltus Junior High School
    1600 South Park Ln
    AltusOK 73521
    (580)481-2273
    1.2 mi | 538 students | Gr. 7-8                      

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Did You Know?
Altus, OK 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 0.14, which is lower than the Oklahoma average of 0.51. The most diverse school in Altus is Altus Junior High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Oklahoma or national school diversity statistics.