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Oasis High School

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Posted April 12, 2008

This school was a huge dissappoinment to me. My kids have gone here all their lives, and we put up with alot of things over the years. It has no accelerated honors program. huge teacher turn over/always changing teachers. There is no sports program or incentives for the students. No I would not reccomend this school to anyone.
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Posted November 17, 2004

My Child went to this school from the day it opened, I gave it a chance and thought it would improve, however I again was disappointed at the way the school is being ran and have removed my child and now to find out that he has not learned what I was told he had. Also there are many safety issues at this school where students are not properly being protected. I would not recommend this school to any parent who cares about their childs education.
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Posted May 12, 2004

The McDowell campus is very poorly ran, but the teachers are great and strive to help students acheive their best.
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Posted September 22, 2003

School needs improvement, but overall its doing a pretty good job. My son loves it and he is learning at a good pace.
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Posted June 29, 2003

My child has been here for three years, Overall the school is coming along. They are experiencing growing pains, but, making progress.


Posted October 15, 2002

I had a student at Omega. I took him out after two weeks. My experience was very disappointing. The staff, administration, and even the classrooms were not the quality that was sold to me when I started looking into the school.


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

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89%

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

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44%

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45%

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57%
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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

  • In 2010-2011, this school was designated "Performing".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was designated "Underperforming".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was designated "Performing".

About the tests


Arizona uses AZ LEARNS Achievement Profiles to indicate schools' overall performance each year. For elementary and middle schools, the profiles are based on current and historical aggregated AIMS results, MAP results and whether or not the school made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). For high schools, AIMS results, AYP status and graduation/dropout rates are used. Schools are identified as Excelling, Highly Performing, Performing Plus, Performing, Underperforming, Failing to Meet Academic Standards or Pending.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 68% 43%
White 24% 42%
Black 6% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 91%N/A47%
Female 47%N/A49%
Male 53%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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8632 W Northern Ave
Glendale, AZ 85345
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