2018 – 2019 SCHOOL PROFILE
“A National School of Excellence”

Dr. Kyle B. Ramey

Paige J. G. Lumpkins
School Counselor

Paul J. Waller
OHS Principal

Adam B. Woessner
School Counselor

Kelly D. Owens
Guidance Department Chairperson

Beth Johnson
Administrative Assistant/Registrar

1200 Far Hills Avenue • Dayton, OH 45419 • (937) 297-5326 • Fax (937) 297-5348 
Website: oakwoodschools.org 
CEEB: 361-845 


Oakwood High School, with a student population of 695, is located immediately south of and adjacent to the City of Dayton and the University of Dayton. The City of Oakwood encompasses 2.2 square miles and has a population of approximately 9,000 people. Oakwood is a suburban community with 97.9% of the city being residential. Our residents, mostly involved in business and professional careers, enjoy the quiet and safe tree-lined neighborhoods dotted with unique older homes. 

School Facts

Type: Public, four-year comprehensive high school 
Enrollment: 695 as of October 1, 2018 
Professional Membership and Recognition: Oakwood High School has consistently ranked at, or near, the top of all Ohio high schools on the Ohio School Report Card and all other measures of academic achievement. Oakwood High School is ranked number 1 in the state with the highest prepared for success component. OHS is a permanent member of The College Board, the National Association for College Admission Counselors and the Ohio Association of College Admission Counselors. OHS is accredited by the Ohio Department of Education. 

Standardized Test Scores:
Statistics are based on the scores for the Class of 2018: 

SAT EBR Mean:  645
SAT Math Mean:  641
ACT Composite Mean:  26.2

Every year approximately 10 members of the senior class receive recognition in the National Merit Scholarship Program. 

Faculty: The faculty consists of 56 teachers, 84.9% hold advanced degrees. 

Advanced Placement:
Students taking AP courses earn a .05 “add-on” factor to their GPA for each AP course completed with a grade of C or higher and completion of the AP Exam. Advanced Placement Examination: In May of 2018, 302 students took 596 exams in 23 academic areas. 86% of the AP students received a score of 3 or better on the 2018 AP exams. 

College Credit Plus:
PSEO and Dual Enrollment have been combined and are now known collectively as College Credit Plus. As with PSEO and Dual Enrollment, students taking College Credit Plus courses will earn both high school and college credit. Students earning college credit plus credit, in a core course, receive a .05 “add-on” factor to their GPA. 

Honors/High Honors:
High Honors (AP Prep) English course offered in the tenth grade with Honors courses offered in mathematics and English at all grade levels. Honors II and III courses are available in French and Spanish. Grades earned in these courses do not receive extra weighting for GPA. 

Career Education Programs:
Through a contractual arrangement with two neighboring school districts, Oakwood High School provides students with a choice of 22 career programs. All are technical preparation programs which award college credit. 

Grade Point Average

Oakwood High School provides students with a solid academic foundation which prepares them to perform in a demanding college environment. Students have a cumulative GPA calculated each semester. Considering Oakwood High School’s highly competitive academic environment, the school does not rank students according to GPA.

Grade Scale

A = 4.0 (92 - 100) D = 1.0   (65 - 73)
B = 3.0 (83 - 91)  F = below 64
C = 2.0 (74 - 82)
Mean GPA 3.54  

Academic Expectations

Graduation Requirements: 
English I, II, III and IV 4 Credits 
Social Studies 4 Credits 
Mathematics 4 Credits 
Science 3 Credits 
Physical Education .5 Credit 
Health Education .5 Credit 
Fine Arts 1 Credit 
Additional electives 5 Credits 

All courses are college preparatory 

College Credit Plus Courses offered at OHS: 
Great Books Literature 
International Politics 
Western Civ to 1500 
West and World since 1500 
Business Calculus 
American Sign Language 
Introduction to Engineering Design 
Principles of Engineering 
*Anatomy & Physiology I & II + labs 2016-17 and 2017-18 

Advanced Placement Courses: 
English 11 – Language & Composition 
English 12 – Literature & Composition 
French V 
Spanish V 
Calculus AB 
Calculus BC 
American Government & Politics 
Comparative Government & Politics 
Physics C 
American History 
European History 
Music Theory 
Studio Art 
*World History (Starting w/ Class of 2021)

Extra Curricular Activities

Academic Quiz Team                                
Architectural Team
Book Squad
Circle of Friends
Ecology Club                                               
Energy Team                                               
Femineering Club

French Club                                                 
French Honor Society                              


Homeroom/40 Assets
Ink Blots (lit. magazine)
Interact Club
Lumberjack Theatre
Math Club
Muse Machine
National Business Honors Academy
National Honor Society

Oakwood Girl Talk
Oakwood Giving
Peer Mentoring

Plays / Musicals
Pups for People
Quill & Scroll

Senior Slideshow Committee
Spanish Club
Spanish Honor Society
Speech and Debate
Student Council
Advisory Council
US International
Varsity “O”
Yoga Club
Young Men’s Breakfast

Athletic Programs

Basketball, Boys/Girls
Cross Country
Field Hockey

Golf, Boys/Girls
Lacrosse, Boys/Girls
Soccer, Boys/Girls

Swimming & Diving
Tennis, Boys/Girls
Track & Field
Volleyball, Girls


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