Tahlequah High School

Tel: (918)458-4150
Grades: 9-12

1,206 students

Tahlequah High School serves 1,206 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the OK average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Tahlequah High School operates within the Tahlequah School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the OK state average of 83%.

Overview

The student population of 1206 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,206 students
Tahlequah High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Tahlequah High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tahlequah High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 17:1 15:1
Tahlequah High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
54%
16%
Tahlequah High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Tahlequah High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
11%
13%
Tahlequah High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
11%
Tahlequah High School Black (1988-2012)
White
30%
53%
Tahlequah High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tahlequah High School Sch Ethnicity Tahlequah 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.
0.61 0.47
Tahlequah 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.
52%
52%
Tahlequah 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.
13%
10%
Tahlequah High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,266 students has grown by 47% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Tahlequah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 5,266 412
Tahlequah School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 88% 83%
Tahlequah School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $4 MM
Tahlequah School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $30 MM $4 MM
Tahlequah School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,181 $9,367
Tahlequah School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,408 $9,180
Tahlequah School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OK Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sequoyah High School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tahlequah Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sequoyah Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TahlequahTahlequah Middle School
    871 Pendleton
    TahlequahOK 74464
    (918)458-4140
    0.1 mi | 867 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • Tahlequah(open Fy12-13) Heritage Elementary School
    613 North Jones
    TahlequahOK 74464
    (918)458-4100
    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • TahlequahSequoyah Elementary School
    425 South College
    TahlequahOK 74464
    (918)458-4130
    0.8 mi | 279 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • TahlequahCherokee Elementary School
    800 East Goingsnake
    TahlequahOK 74464
    (918)458-4110
    0.8 mi | 577 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • TahlequahGreenwood Elementary School
    400 East Ross
    TahlequahOK 74464
    (918)458-4120
    1 mi | 637 students | Gr. PK-4                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 14, 2009 - I'm a former student who went to Tahlequah High School. I can say that the school, as far as academics go, was far from par. I was not being challenged. To me, thats really what matters in a school. That's why you're there, right? To get an education? But no, I sat around all day. - Posted by Student/Alumni

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Parents’ Guide to Special Education: Rights and Education Plans
Parents’ Guide to Special Education: Rights and Education Plans
Special education law is not easy to decipher, with several regulations that govern special education services for disabled students. In this article, learn about the core components of the laws, rights, and individual education plans that can help create the best public school environment for your child.
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
Many school districts have implemented technology initiatives that provide laptops or tablets to students. While these technologies open opportunities for learning outside of school, they also require parental oversight to ensure children aren’t spending too much time online.
9 Smart Tips for Boosting Your Child’s Academic Success
Turn your child into a stronger student by creating the right support structure and expectations. Use these nine tips to help maximize your child's academic success.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
Tahlequah, 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 0.53, which is higher than the Oklahoma average of 0.51. The most diverse school in Tahlequah is Greenwood Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Oklahoma or national school diversity statistics.