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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Lake Oswego Senior High School is a top rated, public school located in Lake Oswego, OR. It has 1,311 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 47% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.
Address
2501 SW Country Club Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Telephone
(503) 534-2313

Lake Oswego Senior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
47%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1300
257 responses
Average ACT
30
115 responses
AP Enrollment
28%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    D+
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$93,993
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,425
National
$949
Median Home Value
$559,100
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.21 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 37 responses
Report
  • Any football game, Homecoming, May Fete, Prom
    43%
  • Mayfete
    24%
  • Choir concerts
    11%
  • None...
    8%
  • All sporting events
    3%
  • Band concerts
    3%
  • Drama productions
    3%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,311
Free or Reduced Lunch
8%
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.25 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.25 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$70,849
Teachers in First/Second Year
11%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.34 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.34 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.34 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$10,620/ year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.38 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.38 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.38 responses
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Lake Oswego Senior High School Reviews

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Good academics, but weak in comparison to the rest of the U.S. However, a lot of the things I learned I will never use again in the future. The same applies to sports, since competition in Oregon is very very weak. Kids at school can be very mean and hurtful and disruptive, and teachers are slightly above average. Safety is very good, however lots of smoking and drugs at this school. Diversity sucks. This school is good if you are like everyone else and enjoy cliques, if you are different than the norm, don’t go here. It’s not worth you’re time.
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Overall very good teachers, great facilities, and school promotes safe and respectful environment. Lot's of opportunities for different friend groups, athletics, and arts - something for everyone. Academics are highly valued, and there is very good counselor support for college. School could use some more diversity, but most students are open minded - with a few exceptions. It's been a really good four years, and my friends and I are ready for college.
Academically excellent. I was extremely prepared for my freshman year of college. There's a reason its considered to be the best high school in Oregon (performance-wise). Teachers are insightful, well qualified, very helpful and want you to succeed. The culture can be tough sometimes. It tends to be a bit stiff, with a heavy focus on clique-based social interaction, and diversity is limited (both ethnic and socioeconomic). It's a competitive school in a wealthy and aspirational community, and as such, the culture has very high expectations for almost every facet of life. Many students are very gifted and broadly talented. Lake Oswego is not for the faint of heart, the workload is tough and the culture can be frustrating at times, however, if you students who attend will emerge an extraordinary student and a very resilient person.