950 Nw 2nd Ave.
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Oak Harbor High School serves 1,490 students in grades 9-12.
Oak Harbor High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 50% in WA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Oak Harbor High School's student population of 1,490 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
83 teachers
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School Rankings

Oak Harbor High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Oak Harbor High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1079 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
8%
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Hispanic
17%
25%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
59%
51%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
10%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
88%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

1   3/16/2020
This school has a great academic program. It offers several opportunities such as automotive classes to be able to learn early skills for the future of the working citizen, as well as a great music program. The tagtache teachers are wonderful. However, the sports programs are very competitive. If you try out for a sport that you have a passion for but need to learn more to get better, good luck making a team. You come in as a freshman, new to the area, and try out for the team and get cut a few days later. Not just freshman year, sophomore year as well. And then the coach tells you you'll have the skills in a couple more years. So much for enjoying sports. But at least I was able to start a career.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Bl4lf
5   11/22/2010
OHHS just completed a massive remodel and expansion of the school building and it looks great! My son is have a GREAT time at this school and has far more learning opportunities here than at any other high school in the area. The program options include a long list of Advanced Placement Classes to CTE classes in which my son is earning college credit is the school (15 credits this year alone for FREE). Strong sports, music, and award-winning clubs and activities round out this school. If you have the chance to have your child in OHHS, go for it! You'll be glad you did - I sure am!
- Posted by Parent - lgibb

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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