Ottumwa High School

501 East 2nd, Ottumwa, IA 52501 | (641) 683-4444
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,391
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,391 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 501 E 2nd, Ottumwa, IA 52501
  • Principal or Admin: Steve Hanson
  • Fax: (641) 682-7528
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,391
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 94.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 707 (50.8%)
  • Females: 684 (49.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 104 (7.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 352 (25.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 456 (32.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ottumwa High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian513.7%
Black251.8%
Asian120.9%
Hispanic1047.5%
White1,17084.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ottumwa High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade34424.7%
10th Grade33624.2%
11th Grade34624.9%
12th Grade36526.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 49%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:47%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 18 Years
  • Average Salary: $46,727
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Ottumwa High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$34,05415%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$48,87186%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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