South Oldham Middle School

  • South Oldham Middle School serves 762 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (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 67% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • South Oldham Middle School's student population of 762 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students762 students
This chart display total students of South Oldham Middle School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of South Oldham Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of South Oldham Middle School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of South Oldham Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • South Oldham Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Oldham Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#136 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Oldham Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Oldham Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of South Oldham Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in South Oldham Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in South Oldham Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Oldham Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
85%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Oldham Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in South Oldham Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Oldham Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.270.39
This chart display the diversity score of South Oldham Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Oldham Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Oldham Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOldham County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review South Oldham Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Did your child's school make the list? We cover the latest Blue Ribbon Schools awards given by Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
Your child’s education is not just his teacher’s responsibility. As a parent, you have the ability to supplement your child’s education at home and to help him succeed in school. Read on to learn some tips to help your child make the most of his education in 2020.
Childhood experiences shape who we become as adults, for good and bad. The new Surgeon General of California is pushing for childhood trauma screening in students in the hopes of resolving some of the issues that might later lead to the development of physical and mental health problems.