South Oldham High School

5901 Veteran's Memorial Pky
Crestwood, KY 40014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
South Oldham High School serves 1,312 students in grades 9-12.
South Oldham High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,312 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Oldham High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

South Oldham High School's student population of 1,312 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,312 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

South Oldham High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of South Oldham High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#215 out of 1230 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
85%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
98%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Oldham High School's ranking?
South Oldham High School is ranked #215 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are South Oldham High School often compared to?
South Oldham High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like North Oldham High School, Oldham County High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of South Oldham High School?
The graduation rate of South Oldham High School is 98%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend South Oldham High School?
1,312 students attend South Oldham High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of South Oldham High School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Oldham High School?
South Oldham High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does South Oldham High School offer ?
South Oldham High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is South Oldham High School part of?
South Oldham High School is part of Oldham County School District.

School Reviews

5   5/9/2017
Staff that cares. Students that want to learn. Community that supports....This school creates community, and involves themselves in more than just classroom learning! Strong foundations creating strong relationships.
- Posted by Parent - DragonMom

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,312 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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