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OSSD: By The Numbers

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Misc. Facts About OSSD
Teachers with Advanced Degrees 62%
Teachers with National Board Certification 48
Certified Personnel 421
Classified Personnel 344
Total Student Enrollment 5592
Students in Elementary 2996
Students in Middle School 909
Students in High School 1687
Student Attendance Rate 95%
Free and Reduced Lunch 45%
Mean ACT Core Score 22
Graduation Rate 86.9%
School Buses Operated 50
Lunches Served Daily 3300
OSSD by the numbers

Our Academic Standard:

  • A-Rated school district for the last six years
  • Graduation Rate: 86.9 
  • AP participation: 2015- 280 students, 2016-781 students> three-year growth of 2100% in qualifying scores in AP Math and Science exams and a 1266.7% growth in AP Math, Science, and English exams over the past three school years; 2017 – 440 students took one to five AP courses which resulted in approximately 720 AP tests being administered; of the 440 students, 31 were International Baccalaureate Students.  
  • Average ACT of Class of 2017 – 22.26
  • Average ACT of Class of 2017 Top 100 – 28.17 average score
  • Over 77 of Class of 2017 in ACT 30 Plus Club
  • One Presidential Scholar Nominee (2017)
  • Ten International Baccalaureate Graduates (2017)
  • Over $13,325,886 Received in Scholarships for Class of 2017
  • Project Lead the Way District
  • Multiple Diploma Options: AP Capstone, International Baccalaureate, and Honors
  • Oak Park and OS Middle School have National Blue Ribbon School Designations
  • OS Upper Elementary recognized as the Healthiest School in the State of MS
  • OSHS recognized by US News and World Report Silver Medal (Best High Schools in Nation)