PROFICIENCY 62% 28% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
64%Olympia School District
57%Olympia
48%Washington

Olympia High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Olympia School District" in Olympia, WA. There are a total of 1,785 students and 77 teachers at Olympia High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 299 free lunch students and 67 reduced lunch students.

Olympia High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 62.0%, which is 28% higher than the Washington average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1785
Teachers77.15
Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch299
Reduced lunch67

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment535
Taking some courses433
Taking some courses (not tests)99
Passing some courses390
Passing no courses39

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Olympia High School, there are a total of 535 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 433 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All50-54%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50-54%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All70-74%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70-74%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Olympia High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictWashingtonNational
Caucasian 71.3% 69.8% 57.7% 51.1%
African American 1.9% 2.3% 4.6% 15.9%
Asian 9.2% 7.5% 7.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.6% 10.2% 21.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.6% 1.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 1.0% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.5% 9.2% 6.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Pioneer Elementary School77%0.3Olympia, WA
Washington Middle School79%0.8Olympia, WA
Lincoln Elementary School80%1.0Olympia, WA
Mckenny Elementary70%1.4Olympia, WA
Centennial Elementary Olympia75%1.4Olympia, WA
Michael T Simmons Elementary56%1.5Tumwater, WA
Avanti High School60%1.8Olympia, WA
Madison Elementary School55%1.8Olympia, WA
Tumwater Hill Elementary60%1.8Tumwater, WA
Peter G Schoolmidt Elementary53%2.3Tumwater, WA
Tumwater Middle School61%2.6Tumwater, WA
Garfield Elementary School75%2.6Olympia, WA

Olympia demographics profile

StatisticOlympiaWashingtonNational
Population49,6087,073,146318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,7259791
Median age38.137.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%56%55%
Speak English87%81%79%
Speak Spanish4%8%13%

Education level achieved in Olympia

IndexOlympiaWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade90.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school89.6%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college76.9%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.7%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors44.2%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters17.8%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.5%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The Olympia High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.