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Oak View Middle School

Public | 5-8 | 687 students

 

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Posted October 20, 2013

My daughters attend this school, but I know nothing about it. I'd like to learn about activities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 17, 2013

Oak view prepares its students for the future. It allows its students to be knocked down and pushed by other students. When complaints are made nothing is done. Its because no one saw it other than the students that it happened to. Cameras are needed through out there campus so when these issues arise video will be available to prove it. This type of harrassment happens here.There are several mean spirited girls and they do what ever they want. They are not held accountable for their actions because they are not seen. If Cameras were in the classrooms, hallways, and lunchrooms it would make a big difference. My daughter is afraid. She will only stay in her small group of friends. Students do not feel safe here. I have only heard of two times when bullying issue were addressed and that is when the victim was a young lady or the teacher saw it directly.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 13, 2008

My child is in 6th grade and we have had a great experience at Oak View. He had some struggles with reading at the local elementary school. I met with the principal at the beginning of the year to come up with a plan for him. He has had a great year and experienced great success. It has been his bset year ever.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 10, 2008

I have been very disappointed by the overall attitude of the current administration at Oak View Middle School. Parent involvement is not welcome, important student issues are swept under the rug, and the principal/assistant principal are not child advocates. There are some awesome teachers at each grade level who have made it educational for my children but my experience as a parent as been disheartening.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 27, 2008

Have had a good year so far with my son. I do feel that the principal could be a little bit more accesible. The teachers are great and the assistant principal is on the ball!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2007

Oakview Middle School, overall, is a great school. My son is in 8th grade & has been in the Newberry School system since 3rd grade. My only complaint about this school is too easy accessibility to students. Never being at the school before, I was able to check out my son with no question or request to see my ID. A bit scary in my opinion.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 28, 2007

This is an excellent school. There is a basketball team and cheerleader for the middle school children. I wish they had a track team. Parents are encouraged to be involved in their child's progress. What makes this school so great are the dedicated teachers who are there for your child. They really do care. Although extracurricular activities are limited, the fundamental subjects are there and they are excellent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 14, 2007

I feel the school has not done enough to ensure the safety of the students. Too easily accessible by the public.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 18, 2005

I think that Oak View Middle school is one of the best schools Feonna Stanley ever went to. i think she really like it there even though she get in trouble alot. well I really like it some of the teachers are cool and are not. the principal is cool he know how to talk to Feonna.the classes are good she really learn something. well thats all I have to say thank you and have a nice day.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 29, 2005

Oak View Rules! I love Oak View, this is my second year here and I wish I could stay forever. They have many after-school clubs to choose from and I easily understand the way my teachers teach! I have fun going to class and enjoy every part of this school! Also, the lunch staff works great, I love the food! Mr. Lyons is an awesome principal, he's friendly! 'Team Oak View' will keep up the GREAT work!
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 20, 2003

I feel the science program is weak. More should be expected out of the students. Doing shadow boxes with 7th graders is rather juvenile.


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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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 56% in 2014.

91 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
67%

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

91 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
65%

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2014.

91 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
70%

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
62%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 53% in 2014.

201 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
52%

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2014.

201 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
67%

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
63%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 56% in 2014.

200 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
64%

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2014.

202 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
60%

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
57%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 47% in 2014.

202 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
55%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
46%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2014.

202 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
65%

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 49% in 2014.

201 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
56%

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
51%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 56% in 2014.

200 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
47%

2013

 
 
85%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 78% in 2012.

176 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % scoring at or above level 3

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

Source: Florida Department of Education

  • In 2011-2012, this school received a grade of "A".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "A".
  • In 2009-2010, this school received a grade of "B".
  • In 2008-2009, this school received a grade of "B".

About the tests


Florida uses School Grades to measure the overall performance of a school each year on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Each school is assigned a letter grade (A-F) based on three criteria: the overall performance on the FCAT, the percentage of eligible students who took the test, and whether or not students made progress in reading and math. The School Grades are calculated by adding points earned from each of the performance criteria listed above.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 64% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 64% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Florida used the End-of-Course Assessments (EOC) to test students in Algebra 1, Biology 1 and Geometry. The EOC is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The Algebra 1 EOC has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White 68%
Black 16%
Hispanic 8%
Two or more races 6%
Asian 2%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 45%N/AN/A
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Bachelor's degree 58%44%61%
Master's degree 38%N/A36%
Doctorate degree 5%2%1%
Other degree 0%N/A2%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Classes taught by non-highly qualified teachers 0%N/A5%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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Librarian/media specialist(s)
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  • Band

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • MS. KATHERINE MUNN
Fax number
  • (352) 472-1131

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Nurse(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
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1203 SW 250th St
Newberry, FL 32669
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