Ontario High School

Tel: (541)889-5309
  • Ontario High School serves 693 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Oregon state average of 57%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Ontario High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 37%.
  • Ontario High School operates within the Ontario 8c School District.
  • Ontario 8c School District's 80-84% graduation rate is higher than the Oregon state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Ontario High School's student population of 693 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students693 students
Ontario High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Ontario High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Ontario High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeOntario High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Ontario High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1194 schools in Oregon (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ontario High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
57%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:120:1
Ontario High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Ontario High School American Indian Students (1993-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Ontario High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
57%
22%
Ontario High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
2%
2%
Ontario High School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
38%
63%
Ontario High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
6%
Ontario High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsOntario High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownOR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.55
Ontario High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate80-84%
77%
Ontario High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
43%
Ontario High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
Ontario High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Ontario High School is Ontario 8c School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 188 school districts in Oregon (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Ontario 8c School District's student population of 2,357 students has decreased by 6% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 80-84% has increased from 61% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,430 in this district is less than the state average of $11,698. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,077 is less than the state average of $11,740. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameOntario 8c School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    7
    3
    Number of Students Managed2,357761
    Ontario 8c School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    29%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    40%
    57%
    District Graduation Rate80-84%
    77%
    District Total Revenue$26 MM$9 MM
    District Spending$28 MM$9 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,430$11,698
    District Spending / Student$11,077$11,740
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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