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O C Johnson School

Public | PK-5 | 550 students

 

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Posted May 19, 2011

This School Has Helped Me So Much All The Staff So Nice They Are Always Supporting Me Helping Me With My Grades When I Get Older I Hope To Help Kids Lifes Like They Do. Im In Fifth Grade I Would Like To Thank All Of The Fifth Grade Teachers Mrs.Sanchez,Mrs.Corvera, And Mr. Jarocki They Are The Best!


Posted February 5, 2010

Even with the loss of their great Principal Cazares, OC Johnson has been able to excel without him. The new Principal Neuman has a great heart for the student, parent, and staff. The teachers are wonderful and they make learning wonderful with their creativeness. I am a happy and proud parent from OC Johnson!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 16, 2008

OCJ is a wonderful school my daughter attended it for fith grade and she did slendid the teachers help her when she needed help she always wanted to do extra credit and she passed with an A.
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Posted January 24, 2008

great school, and 4th grade teachers
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 16, 2007

The teachers are caring and the principal is involved. I love the afterschool programs and so do the kids. Way to go OCJ!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 19, 2007

OCJ is a wonderful little school with teachers that know and care about their students. The principal is kind and tough, and pushes his teachers to excel. Their scores have gone up each yr that he has been in at the school, and will continue to do so.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 69% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
65%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

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

Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
61%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

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

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
63%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 56% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
66%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

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 Plus".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was designated "Performing".
  • 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 72% 42%
White 23% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 6%
Asian 2% 3%
Black 2% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 79%N/A46%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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