Olympia High School

Olympia High School serves 1,755 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
Olympia High School operates within the Olympia School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1755 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,755 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Students by Grade Olympia High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 19:1
Olympia High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
7%
7%
Hispanic
6%
20%
Black
1%
5%
White
75%
60%
All Ethnic Groups Olympia High School Sch Ethnicity Olympia 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.
0.42 0.39
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.
16%
37%
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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,332 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Olympia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
4
Number of Students Managed 9,332 974
Olympia   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 91% 77%
Olympia   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $106 MM $12 MM
Olympia   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $93 MM $11 MM
Olympia   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,239 $12,260
Olympia   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,902 $11,231
Olympia   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Avanti High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pioneer Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • OlympiaPioneer Elementary School
    1655 Carlyon Ave Se
    OlympiaWA 98501
    (360)596-6500
    0.3 mi | 408 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • OlympiaWashington Middle School
    3100 Cain Rd Se
    OlympiaWA 98501
    (360)596-3000
    0.5 mi | 770 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • OlympiaHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Centennial Elementary School
    2637 45th Ave Se
    OlympiaWA 98501
    (360)596-8300
    1.2 mi | 472 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • OlympiaLincoln Elementary School
    213 21st Ave Se
    OlympiaWA 98501
    (360)596-6400
    1.2 mi | 287 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • OlympiaMckenny Elementary School
    3250 Morse Merryman Rd Se
    OlympiaWA 98501
    (360)596-8400
    1.2 mi | 373 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Olympia, WA 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 0.31, which is lower than the Washington average of 0.44. The most diverse school in Olympia is Garfield Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Washington or national school diversity statistics.