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P O Box 3912
Odessa, TX 79760

(432) 456-0029
(432) 456-0028
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September 24, 2014
My children just started school at OHS, highly disappointed after all the reviews I saw that it was a great school. Some teachers and staff are very disrespectful and lazy. The staff has no clue on anything going on in the school. They are very disorganized. When a parent goes to pick up their children for a doctors appointment, sometimes they dont even know where the kid is at? Office staff are always being lazy when you walk in. They ignore you when you come in but meanwhile are having a conversation about their weekend to their co workers. This school needs some straightening up.

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August 23, 2008
Odessa High School has an extremely dedicated faculty taking special interest in student achievement and excellence. My daughter graduated in 2003 with concurrent and AP hours; she received her degree from Texas A&M in 2007. She felt prepared for rigor of college courses in the area of chemistry and nutrition.

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August 23, 2007
I graduated from OHS in 2001. I would highly recommend the AP program which did an excellent job of providing both an education and preparation from college. I would not recommend OHS for anyone else, for the 'regular' classes were horrible. It is a large school which provides lots of opportunities but can leave you feeling lost in the crowd as well. The band was good, and I would recommend trying out some of the career placement courses. I found out I wanted to be an architect through these by actually visiting a local firm everyday for my class period. I would say it is about equal with Permian, the other high school in town, with the AP courses being slightly better.

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March 27, 2007
I am now in college and I must say Odessa High prepared me well. I took all AP classes. I must say, AP was harder than my college classes. But I am more prepared. My beginning classes were maninly reviews. Not to mention I passed my english and economics AP tests so I already has 9 hours of classes done. I loved everything about Odessa High. Teachers were amazing and very willingly to help, I talked alot to the administrative staff and counselors who never turned me away. plus, they had a good athletics program, but didn't feel like it was the highlight of the whole school. I would love to go back again!

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November 30, 2005
I graduated Odessa High School in 2005 and have since gone on to college outside of Texas. I went through the AP program at OHS, and feel that AP classes prepared me well for college. I have also heard from my friends that their college work is easier than the work they did in the AP program at OHS. The AP program is definitely worth the extra effort in terms of passing rates on AP tests and preparing for almost any college in the country.

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April 03, 2005
Two of my children attended and graduated from Odessa High School, one in 1995, one in 2000. Although OHS is a large school, about 2,400 students, both of my children were able to exceed the standards and become leaders in their field of interest. As a parent it was important to me that my children be challanged academically but also be able to increase their social skills in the many areas that only a large school can provide. Both of these goals were met at OHS. The administrative staff and teaching staff were high quality. The discipline was strict without being abusive. As a parent I was involved to the extent that I wanted and needed to be. I rate OHS in the High to Excellent category.

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Odessa High School
P O Box 3912, Odessa, TX  79760
(432) 456-0029
Last modified Odessa High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Odessa High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top