Oswego High School

  • Oswego High School serves 1,194 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 92% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Oswego High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Oswego High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Oswego High School's student population of 1,194 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,194 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oswego High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oswego High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
49%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
92%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oswego High School and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New York by year.NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.150.38
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Graduation Rate
79%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOswego City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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