Olathe South Senior High School

  • Olathe South Senior High School serves 2,156 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is equal to the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

Top Placements

Olathe South Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Olathe South Senior High School's student population of 2,156 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 126 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,156 students
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Total Classroom Teachers126 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Olathe South Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Olathe South Senior High School is 0.41, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#521 out of 1,268 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Olathe South Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Olathe South Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Olathe South Senior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Olathe South Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
76%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Olathe South Senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Olathe South Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.410.31
This chart display the diversity score of Olathe South Senior High School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Olathe South Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Olathe South Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOlathe School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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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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