Oldham County High School

Oldham County High School

Oldham County High School
1150 North Hwy. 393
P. O. Box 187
Buckner, Kentucky 40010

PHONE:  502-222-9461
FAX:  502-222-0558

SCHOOL WEBSITE: www.oldham.kyschools.us/ochs

PRINCIPAL Rich Graviss
SCHOOL HOURS 8:45 AM - 3:45 PM
ACCREDITATION Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

Oldham County High School, accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and recognized as a Kentucky and National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, serves approximately 1420 students in grades 9 through 12. Eighty-three percent of the 2010 graduates continued their education at the post-secondary level. A comprehensive instructional program is highlighted by an extensive selection of academic, technical, and career preparatory classes. Students may earn college credit through the Advanced Placement program in seventeen areas, and Jefferson Community and Technical College's dual-credit program in eleven areas. Students are also given the opportunity to register for and take college courses on campus. Multiple work experience programs are
also available. Oldham County High also provides a variety of co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities to enhance the development of individual talents and interests.

SCHOOL AWARDS/ TEACHER AWARDS:   Recipient of National Secondary School of Excellence Award by the U. S. Department of Education(1987 & 2002); 2001-2002 Recipient of State Award in Education/Kentucky Department of Education; 2004 - 2005 Kentucky State Academic Decathlon Champions; 2nd place state Chess tournament; National FFA 5th Place Gold Emblem--Environmental & Natiural Resources Team; 17 Governors Scholars; 5 Governor School for the Arts Scholars; 10 National Board Certified Teachers

STATE CONTEST RESULTS:  All-state participants in band and choir. FFA-numerous state championships, national team and indivdual award winners. Chess Team– Second place in state. The Clarion Colonel student newspaper received a First Place Division AAAA General Excellence Award from the KHSJA, a Gold Rating from the NSPA, and multiple other individual awards. Broadcast journalism-First at WKU Mark of Excellence, Second at KHSJA,first in documentary at Columbia University Scholastic Press Assoc.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS:  High School Restructuring; National High School Alliance; 9th Grade Transition Program; Academic Intervention; Group Counseling Program; Drug Testing for Extra Curricular Activity Participants; Dress Code; Advanced Program; Extended School Service; Summer School; Intersession; Effective Learning Program; Vocational/Technical Classes; Agricultural Programs; Child Development Program

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:   Academic Teams, Yearbook Staff, Art Club, Band, Bank, Beta Club, Choir, Computer Tech Club, Dance Team, Drama Club, FCA, FBLA, FEA, FEA, FCCLA, French Club, Freshman Class, HOSA, AIASA (Ind. Arts), International Club, Junior Beta Club, Junior Class, KYA, KUNA, National Honor Society, Anime!, Newspaper, Pep Club, Phi Sigma Beta, Sigma Sigma Gamma, PTSA, Science Club, Senior Advisory Board, Sophomore Class, Spanish Club, Speech and Debate, Student Council, STLP, VICA, Soccer, Golf, Basketball, Football, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling, Baseball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Softball, Ping Pong Club, Project Hope


Oldham County Schools Logo               6165 W. Highway 146      |     Crestwood, KY  40014    |     Phone: 502-241-3500     |     Main Fax: 502-241-3209