Ooltewah High School

  • Ooltewah High School serves 1,561 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is equal to the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 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%.

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School Overview

  • Ooltewah High School's student population of 1,561 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,561 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ooltewah High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ooltewah High School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#434 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ooltewah High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
10%
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Black
23%
22%
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White
63%
63%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ooltewah High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.540.28
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Graduation Rate
87%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamilton County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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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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