South Oldham High School

  • South Oldham High School serves 1,338 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 24%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • South Oldham High School's student population of 1,338 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Oldham High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,258 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Oldham High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#134 out of 1258 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
87%
76%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.40
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Graduation Rate≥99%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOldham County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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