Olympia High School (Stanford, Illinois)

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Olympia High School
Address
7832 North 100 E Road
Stanford, Illinois 61774
Information
Type Public
School district Olympic Community Unit School District #16
Principal Ed Jodlowski
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 550 (2014-15)[1]
Color(s)

Columbia blue, Navy blue, White

            [2]
Athletics conference Corn Belt
Mascot Spartan
Website

Olympia High School is a school located about 3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of Stanford, Illinois, in McLean County. The school had a graduation rate in 2007 of 90.3%, a ratio the school's principal attributed to tough attendance regulations and after school programs.[3] The school is part of Olympia Community Unit School District 16, which includes the towns of Atlanta, Armington, Danvers, Hopedale, McLean, Minier, Stanford, and Waynesville.

Athletic highlights[edit]

  • The Boys Baseball team has won three state championships, one in 2002 (Class A) and back to back championships in 2008 and 2009. (Class 3A).
  • The Girls Softball team also won the Class A state championship in 2002 & 2003, and 2009.

Student demographics[edit]

Race Male Female Total
American Indian/Alaskan 0 3 3
Asian/Pacific Islander 0 4 4
Hispanic 117 47 61
Quarter Indian 1 0 1
Black (Non-Hispanic) 4 14 27
White (Non-Hispanic) 245 328 562

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympia High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 24, 2017.
  2. ^ Stanford (Olympia) IHSA. Retrieved 21/02/08.
  3. ^ Coulter, Phyllis. (November 1, 2007) Central Illinois schools hold their own on graduation rates Pantagraph.com. Retrieved 21/02/08.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°23′47″N 89°14′50″W / 40.39639°N 89.24722°W / 40.39639; -89.24722