Tahlequah High School

2.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
591 Pendleton St

Tahlequah, OK 74464

Tel: (918)458-4150
Grades 9-12
1,128 students
Tahlequah High School serves 1,128 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the OK average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Tahlequah High School operates within the Tahlequah School District.
Tahlequah School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the OK state average of 84%.

School Overview

The student population of 1128 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,128 students
Tahlequah High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Tahlequah High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Tahlequah High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Tahlequah High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 17:1
Tahlequah High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
49%
15%
Tahlequah High School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
14%
15%
Tahlequah High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
9%
Tahlequah High School Black Students (1991-2013)
White
29%
52%
Tahlequah High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
7%
7%
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.66 0.47
Tahlequah High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
51%
52%
Tahlequah High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
10%
Tahlequah High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Tahlequah School District's student population of 3,524 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 76% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,722 is higher than the state average of $8,655. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,943 is less than the state average of $9,253. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Tahlequah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 3,524 430
Tahlequah School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 84%
Tahlequah School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $4 MM
Tahlequah School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $32 MM $4 MM
Tahlequah School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,722 $8,655
Tahlequah School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,943 $9,253
Tahlequah School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, OK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Sequoyah High School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tahlequah Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heritage Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TahlequahHeritage Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 445 students
    0.1 miles
    333 Southridge Rd
    TahlequahOK 74464
    (918)458-4180
    0.1KG-4445
  • TahlequahTahlequah Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 862 students
    0.1 miles
    871 Pendleton St
    TahlequahOK 74464
    (918)458-4140
    0.15-8862
  • TahlequahCherokee Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 411 students
    0.8 miles
    800 Goingsnake St
    TahlequahOK 74464
    (918)458-4110
    0.8KG-4411
  • TahlequahSequoyah Elementary School
    Grades: PK | 219 students
    0.8 miles
    425 South College
    TahlequahOK 74464
    (918)458-4130
    0.8PK219
  • TahlequahGreenwood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 459 students
    1 miles
    400 East Ross
    TahlequahOK 74464
    (918)458-4120
    1KG-4459

School Reviews

  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
2.0  4/15/2016
This school doesn't have a single book for ANY class for my 9th grader. I can't help him with homework when there's no books. This school is really subpar. I'm moving my son out of Tahlequah schools.
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2.0  12/14/2009
I'm a former student who went to Tahlequah High School. I can say that the school, as far as academics go, was far from par. I was not being challenged. To me, thats really what matters in a school. That's why you're there, right? To get an education? But no, I sat around all day.
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