Olathe South Senior High School

  • Olathe South Senior High School serves 2,113 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the KS average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Olathe South Senior High School operates within the Olathe School District.
  • Olathe School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the KS state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2113 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 123 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,113 students
Olathe South Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Olathe South Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
Olathe South Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Olathe South Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.38 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Olathe South Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Olathe South Senior High School American Indian Students (1992-2012)
Asian
3%
3%
Olathe South Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
8%
19%
Olathe South Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
7%
7%
Olathe South Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
78%
65%
Olathe South Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Olathe South Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Olathe South Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Olathe South Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.38 0.31
Olathe South Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
12%
40%
Olathe South Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
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.
6%
10%
Olathe South Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Olathe School District's student population of 28,959 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,991 in this district is less than the state average of $13,712. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,078 is less than the state average of $14,121. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Olathe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
3
Number of Students Managed 28,959 531
Olathe School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 93% 87%
Olathe School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $349 MM $7 MM
Olathe School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $351 MM $8 MM
Olathe School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,991 $13,712
Olathe School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,078 $14,121
Olathe School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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  • OlatheIndian Trail Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 752 students
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    (913)780-7230
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  • OlatheHeritage Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 373 students
    0.3 miles
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    OlatheKS 66062
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    Grades: PK-5 | 319 students
    0.3 miles
    2000 Lindenwood
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913)780-7670
    0.3PK-5319
  • OlatheHavencroft Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 294 students
    1 miles
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    OlatheKS 66062
    (913)780-7470
    1PK-5294
  • OlatheSunnyside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 543 students
    1.1 miles
    16025 S. Lindenwood
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913)780-7680
    1.1PK-5543

School Reviews

5  6/10/2017
Very pleased with the performance of this school. The teacher to students ratio here doesn't include the parent teacher assistants. Excellent upper middle class school district.
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