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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Olympia Community Unit School District No. 16 is an above average, public school district located in Stanford, IL. It has 1,817 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 38% in reading.
903 E 800 North Rd
Stanford, IL 61774
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
38%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1140
47 responses
Average ACT
26
54 responses

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,817
Free or Reduced Lunch
38.4%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$41,986
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.6%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$13,217/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    55%
  • Support Services
    40%
  • Other
    5%
Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
Median Household Income
$69,881
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$694
National
$949
Median Home Value
$112,300
National
$184,700

Olympia Community Unit School District No. 16 Reviews

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I really enjoyed my time as an Olympia Spartan. Class sizes are reasonable, the faculty is great (a few faculty members I truly consider to be friends!), and I met some really great people at Olympia. Opportunities for students are constantly expanding there as well. In particular, the newly implemented college-and-career readiness activities helped me immensely as a high school student applying for prestigious universities. There isn't much diversity at Olympia; however, that is simply due to the demographics of the surrounding area. Other than that, Olympia is great! Go Spartans!
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As a student, I really enjoyed the atmosphere of Olympia High School and how positive we were. It was great to be challenged by all the staff to show kindness towards others and always put a smile on our faces. This made Olympia feel like a safe and welcoming school. I found the academics to be very good as well. I never had a bad experience with any of my teachers and it was clear that the teachers were always willing to help us if we had questions. If I had to change anything, I would just maybe encourage more students to have more student involvement. We already have several students who are involved with something related to Olympia High School, but it would be amazing to see every student participate in something. I will always challenge my peers to join a club or activity because people are better connected and there is better student involvement.
Overall, Olympia High School has been a huge blessing in my life. Moving schools in the middle of Junior year, I was worried about whether or not I would be able to catch up and pass my Junior year. The teachers and administrators helped me in every way possible. If it weren't for them, I wouldn't have made it past the first semester of Junior year. They believed in me more than I believed in myself, not once did they have any doubts or worries about me. Olympia is, in my opinion, easily one of the best high schools in the state. The teachers are amazing, the administrators care about every single student, and the school's energy is very positive and every student cares about one another.