Olean City School District School Profile
Interim Superintendent - Dr. Karen Geelan
Main Office (716) 375-8001
School and Community: Olean City School District draws its student body from a diverse population of Olean’s 15,000 residents. Several factories, small and large industries and a hospital are located within the city. Olean Business Institute and the Olean campus of Jamestown Community College are located in the city. St. Bonaventure University, which offers undergraduate and graduate programs, is nearby.
Olean High School:
410 West Sullivan Street
Olean, NY 14760
Guidance Office (716) 375-8004Accreditation: New York State Department of Education.
CEEB Code: 334295
Enrollment: 785 Students, Grades 8-12.
School Year: 180 instructional days, four -10 week quarters, eight, 46 minute periods daily. The school day is from 8:20 a.m.-3:06 p.m.
Class Rank: Calculated the 3rd quarter of the senior year. All courses are included (with the exception of Physical Education the senior year).
Students need 22 units to graduate. All students must complete: four units of English, four units of social studies, three units of math, three units of science, one unit of a foreign language, one unit of art or music, one half unit of health, and two units of physical education, in addition to electives. Students electing to receive a Regents or Advanced Regents diploma must meet additional requirements.
20/40 Point Activity Awards, Art Club, DECA, Drama Club, French Club, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Principal’s Advisory Council, Science Club, Ski Club, Spanish Club, Student Activities Council, Tell-O-Scope Newspaper, Yearbook, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling, Band, Orchestra, Chorus, Select Chorus, and Bel Canto Chorus.
College courses taught at OHS:
AV/CC Accounting I*(3 college credits)
AV/CC Accounting II*(4 college credits)
AV/CC Calculus I*(4 college credits)
AV/CC Calculus II*(4 college credits)
AV/CC Ceramics*(3 college credits)
AV/CC Drawing*(3 college credits)
AV/CC Economics*(3 college credits)
AV/CC English 12*(6 college credits)
AV/CC English 11*(3 college credits)
AV/CC French IV*(3 college credits)
AV/CC French V*(3 college credits)
AV/CC Intro to Computer Science*(3 college credits)
AV/CC Pre-Calculus*(3 college credits)
AV/CC Psychology*(3 college credits)
AV/CC Sociology*(3 college credits)
AV/CC Spanish IV*(3 college credits)
AV/CC Spanish V*(3 college credits)
AV/CC Statistics*(3 college credits)
AV/CC US History*(3 college credits)
AV/CC Web Publishing*(3 college credits)
SUPA Chemistry**(8 college credits)
Civil Engineering*** (4 college credits)
Digital Electronics***(4 college credits)
Principles of Engineering***(4 college credits)
Bio-Technology****(3 college credits)
* In collaboration with Jamestown Community College
** In collaboration with Syracuse University
*** In collaboration with Rochester Institute of Technology (Project Lead the Way)
****In collaboration with St. Bonaventure University
Course offerings are subject to student enrollment
For course descriptions refer to www.oleanschools.org under Schools/High School/Departments/Guidance.
Olean High School offers a wide range of course selections and special programs including Project Lead the Way (Engineering), a Business department with CTE endorsement, Art, Language, Career and Technical Education at BOCES, and an exceptional Music Department.
Special Education Services:
Olean City School District provides an array of special education services at the elementary, middle and high school levels including Resource, Consultant Teacher, Physical Therapy, Counseling, Speech Therapy, Autism Services, and Occupational Therapy.
Class of: 2016 2017 2018 Graduates 144 144 139 Advanced Regents w/Honors 21 22 14 Advanced Regents Diploma 16 46 48 Regents Diploma 97 61 55 Local Diploma 5 4 17 CDOS 5 11 3 SACC 2
At Olean High School students are challenged to take the most rigorous course schedule available. We encourage all students to take the SAT/ACT exams and approximately 66% of our students enter college directly after graduation. Each year Olean High School awards hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships. A list of local scholarships can be found at www.oleanschools.org under Schools/High School/Guidance/Scholarships
Sampling of Colleges attended by Olean High School graduates over the past several years:
Alfred State College Alfred University Allegheny College Arizona State University Art Institute of Pittsburgh Baldwin-Wallace University Boston University Brown University Buffalo State College Canisus College Clarion University Colgate University Cornell University Daemen College Drexel University Duquesne University East Carolina University Edinboro University Full Sail University Gannon University Georgia Southern University George Washington University Gettysburg College Goucher College Grove City College Hamilton College Hobart and William Smith College Hofstra University Iona College Ithaca College James Madison University Jamestown Community College John Carroll University LeMoyne College Loyola College Medaille College Mercyhurst University Miami University Niagara University Notre Dame College Oberlin College Ohio University Ohio North University Ohio State University Patterson University Pennsylvania State University Princeton University Radford University Roberts Wesleyan College Rochester Institute of Technology St. Bonaventure University Slippery Rock University SUNY Albany SUNY Brockport SUNY Fredonia SUNY Geneseo SUNY New Paltz SUNY Oneonta SUNY Potsdam SUNY Purchase Syracuse University University of Buffalo University of Michigan University of North Carolina University of Pittsburgh University of Rochester University of Vermont US Naval Academy Virginia Tech University West Virginia University Youngstown College
Olean Intermediate Middle School:
Gerald Trietley - Principal
Maureen DiCerbo - Asst Principal
401 Wayne Street
Olean, NY 14760
Guidance Office (716) 375-8064
Enrollment: 575 students, grades 4-7
School Year: four-10 week quarters, 9 periods daily. The school day is from 8:31 a.m. until 3:10 p.m.
Clubs and Activities:
Band, Orchestra, Chorus, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling, Art Club, Challenge 24 Math Competition, Explorer's Club, Performing Arts, Student Advisory Council, Washington Club, Whale Watch Club
After School Programs:
The Olean Middle School offers the Homework Helpers program where students can stay after school to work on homework.Neighborhood Elementary Schools
Washington West Elementary East View Elementary
Principal-Lauren Stuff Principal-Brian Crawford
1626 Washington Street 690 East Spring Street
Olean, NY 14760 Olean, NY 14760
(716) 375-8940 (716) 375-8920Enrollment: approximately 690 students, grades PK-3, elementary placement is based on the student's residential address.
School Year: Four-10 week quarters, the school day is from 8:15 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.
After School Programs: The elementary buildings offer a variety of after school programs including Kids Zone, YCARE, and Homework Helpers. Parents can sign students up to be involved in after school activities where students can participate in games, activities and receive help with homework.