Ooltewah High School

  • Ooltewah High School serves 1,556 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ooltewah High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Ooltewah High School's student population of 1,556 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,556 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ooltewah High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Ooltewah High School is 0.55, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank#1197 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
10%
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Black
21%
22%
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White
63%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.550.55
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Graduation Rate
85%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamilton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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  3.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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I honestly think that this school Removed. The teachers are rude and ignore the kids who need help. My child has been struggling in his classes, and the teachers have failed to acknowledge him. They always turn to the smart kids and leave the ones who need help in the dark. They need to work on this.
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I am very satisfied with Ooltewah High School. The adminstrators treat the kids as their own. I'm saving money by not sending my child to private school. I know she is getting a well rounded education at this facility.
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I think that Ooltewah High School is a great school. The teachers are very concerned about the future of the kids. The principals run a tight ship. They are aware of everything that goes on.
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