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

Dr. Kyle B. Ramey
Superintendent



Paige J. G. Lumpkins
School Counselor
lumpkins.paige@oakwoodschools.org

Paul J. Waller
OHS Principal



Adam B. Woessner
School Counselor
woessner.adam@oakwoodschools.org

Kelly D. Owens
Guidance Department Chairperson
owens.kelly@oakwoodschools.org


Beth Johnson
Administrative Assistant/Registrar
johnson.beth@oakwoodschools.org

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

Community

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 2.97 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 
Statistics 
Biology 
Chemistry 
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
BattleBots
BOLD
Book Squad
Circle of Friends
CyberPatriots
Ecology Club                                               
Energy Team                                               
Femineering Club
40 Assets                                                     
French Club                                                 
French Honor Society                              

GSA
Ink Blots (lit. magazine)
Interact Club
International Perspective
Ladies Breakfast
Lumberjack Theatre
Math Club
Muse Machine
National Business Honors Academy
National Honor Society
Oakwood Giving
OMUN
Peer Mentoring

Plays / Musicals
Pups for People
Quill & Scroll
Spanish Club
Spanish Honor Society
Speech and Debate
Student Council
Superintendent/Principal
Advisory Council
US International
Varsity “O”
Yoga Club
Young Men’s Breakfast
Young Men’s Breakfast

Athletic Programs

Basketball, Boys/Girls
Baseball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Field Hockey

Football
Golf, Boys/Girls
Lacrosse, Boys/Girls
Soccer, Boys/Girls
Softball

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

REPRESENTATIVE LIST OF COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES FOR CLASS OF 2018

Alderson Broaddus College
American University
Anna Maria College
Aquinas College
Arizona State University
Auburn University
Ava Maria University
Baldwin Wallace University
Ball State University
Barry University
Baylor University
Bellarmine University
Belmont University
Boston University
Bowling Green State University
Brown University
Bucknell University
Butler University
California Institute of Technology
California Polytechnic State University
California State University, Channel Islands
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, Northridge
Capital University
Case Western Reserve University
Catholic University of America
Centre College
Clemson University
Cleveland State University
Coastal Carolina University
College of Charleston
Colorado School of Mines
Colorado State University
Concordia University Chicago
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Denison University
DePauw University
Duquesne University
Earlham College
Elon University
Emory University
Fairfield University
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Flagler College
Florida Atlantic University
Florida Institute of Technology
Full Sail University
George Mason University
George Washington University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Gonzaga University
Harvard University
Heidelberg University
Hendrix College
Hood College
Indiana University at Bloomington
Ithaca College

James Madison University
Kent State University
Kenyon College
Kettering College of Medical Arts
Kettering University
Liberty University
Lourdes University
Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Maryland
Lynn University
Macquarie University
Marietta College
Marquette University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mercyhurst University
Miami University, Oxford
Michigan State University
Michigan Technological University
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Muskingum University
New York University
North Carolina State University
Northern Kentucky University
Northwestern University
Nova Southeastern University
Oberlin College
Ohio Dominican University
Ohio Northern University
Ohio State University
Ohio State University, Newark
Ohio University
Ohio Wesleyan University
Oregon State University
Otterbein University
Pennsylvania State University
Point Park University
Princeton University
Purdue University
Regis University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
Saint Leo University
Saint Louis University
Santa Barbara City College
Savannah College of Art and Design
Shawnee State University
Shenandoah University
Sinclair Community College
Southern Methodist UniversitySt. Ambrose University
St. Norbert College
St. Olaf College
St. Thomas University
Sweet Briar College
Syracuse University
Texas A&M University
Transylvania University
Trine University
Tulane University
United States Air Force Academy

University of Akron
University of Alabama
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Cincinnati
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Dayton
University of Delaware
University of Denver
University of Findlay
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Kentucky
University of Maryland University College
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Mississippi
University of Missouri Columbia
University of Mount Union
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
University of Notre Dame
University of Oregon
University of Oxford
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
University of San Diego
University of San Francisco
University of Scranton
University of South Carolina
University of St. Thomas
University of Tampa
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
University of Toledo
University of Utah
University of Vermont
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin, Madison
University of Wyoming
Villanova University
Wake Forest University
Washington & Jefferson College
Washington State University
Washington University in St. Louis
Wentworth Institute of Technology
West Virginia University
Western Kentucky University
Western Michigan University
Widener University
Wilmington College
Wittenberg University
College of Wooster
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Wright State University
Xavier University
York College of Pennsylvania