OHS School Profile

Olathe High School Profile  2019-2020

P.O. Box 546, 410 Hwy 50 Business Loop

Olathe, CO  81425-0546 

General Information

Mr. Scot Brown… ……..Principal---(970)252-7955  scot.brown@mcsd.org           
Mr. Eric Sanchez…...… Asst. Principal (970)252-7939 eric.sanchez@mcsd.org
Mr. Joe Archuleta……..Athletic Director (970)252-7956  joey.archuleta@mcsd.org       
Mrs. Terri Clark……….Counselor A-L (970)252-7957 teresa.clark@mcsd.org
Mrs. Beth Meek………..Counselor M-Z (970)252-7951 elizabeth.meek@mcsd.org
Mrs. Danie Brew....Registrar (970)252-7952 idane.brew@mcsd.org



Graduation Requirements: 

– 4 credits
Social Studies – 3 credits (1 credit must be Am History; 1 credit must be American Govt.)
Science - 3 credits (2.0 must be a lab science)
Math – 3 credits
Physical Education – 1.5 credits
Speech - .5 credit
Health - .5 credit
Fine Arts - .5 credit
Technology - .5 credit

Total Credits – 24.5 credits
40 hours of community service


 Olathe is a small rural town consisting of about 1,800 people.  The main source of income and
employment here stems from agriculture (Olathe Sweet Corn and other crops), the school district, and small businesses.corn

Average over the last three years: 
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Grades:  9-12                                                                              
Total Enrollment:  283
Accreditation:  Colorado Department of Education
Average Graduating Class Size:  70
Graduation Rate:  98%
Demographics:  48% Hispanic 49% Caucasian /49% Free and Reduced Lunch

The Stats:

In the past years, after graduation:
48% have attended a 4-year college (only 3% attend out of state)
27% have attended a 2-year junior, community college or vocational school
2 -5% have entered the military
 have entered the workforce or entered into an alternative program

    Grading is based on a 4.0 scale.  Honors and Colorado Mesa University/Western Colorado University concurrent enrollment classes are weighted: where a C or better is earned, one grade point is added to the semester grade point total (A=5.0 rather than a 4.0 etc.)

Dual EnrollmentIn addition, about 25-30 junior and senior students a year are concurrently enrolled in CTE programs through CMU, TCR, and Montrose HS.  Programs include:  CNA and Vet Asst, Emergency Medical Responder, Early Childhood Ed, Computer Networking, Welding and Machining, Hairstyling, and Auto/Diesel Repair.    

18 Weighted Honors and Concurrent Enrollment courses are offered on our campus:


AP Computer Science Principles


AP Computer Science A

English 9

AP Calculus A/B

English 10

HIST 126/127
Am History

English 11

POLS 180/260 Am Govt/World Pols


ENG 111/112

English Comp

Advanced Math



Spanish III


**Ranking of our students might skew perceptions.  Our junior and senior classes are extremely competitive, and it is not unusual for the top 10% of the class to have a 4.0 GPA or greater due to the number of weighted honors courses and concurrent enrollment courses through Colorado Mesa University and Western Colorado University available on our campus.




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