Olympia High School

  • Olympia High School serves 1,785 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Olympia High School operates within the Olympia School District.
  • Olympia School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1785 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,785 students
Olympia High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Olympia High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Olympia High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Olympia High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 18:1
Olympia High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Olympia High School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Asian
10%
7%
Olympia High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
8%
22%
Olympia High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
1%
4%
Olympia High School Black Students (1994-2015)
White
72%
57%
Olympia High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Olympia High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
9%
7%
Olympia High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.46 0.40
Olympia 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.
n/a n/a
Olympia High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Olympia High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

  • Olympia School District's student population of 9,756 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 86% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,331 in this district is less than the state average of $12,543. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,785 is less than the state average of $12,413. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Olympia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed 9,756 923
Olympia School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 92% 80%
Olympia School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue $107 MM $12 MM
Olympia School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $111 MM $12 MM
Olympia School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $11,331 $12,543
Olympia School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $11,785 $12,413
Olympia School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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    1.2 miles
    2637 45th Ave Se
    OlympiaWA 98501
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    1.2 miles
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    OlympiaWA 98501
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    1.2 miles
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    OlympiaWA 98501
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