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Olathe Northwest High School
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  • Public
  • OLATHE, KS

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Olathe Northwest High School is a highly rated, public school located in OLATHE, KS. It has 1,883 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 50% of students are at least proficient in math and 53% in reading.

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Olathe Northwest High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
53%
Percent Proficient - Math
50%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1280
72 responses
Average ACT
27
679 responses
AP Enrollment
38%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$90,435
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,019
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$238,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 71 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 71 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 226 responses
  • Homecoming week
    17%
  • Football games
    15%
  • Pep assemblies
    13%
  • Graduation
    11%
  • Prom
    11%
  • Basketball games
    10%
  • Bonfire
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,883
Free or Reduced Lunch
14%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 66 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 66 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 66 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,861
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.3%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 89 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 89 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 89 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,325 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 91 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 91 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 91 responses

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