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Oakdale Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 477 students

 

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Posted February 19, 2005

My son is a 3rd grader at this school and he has attended since starting Kindergarten. I feel that this school is greatly imporoving since implamenting the No Child Left behind. The have wonderful porgrams that are helping their children start to read earlier. The continue to make strides towards testing. They have incentive prograns and try to keep the parents involved with all activities. I feel their are living up to keeping our youth alive in all aspect of schooling.
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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 87% in 2012.

72 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

72 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
87%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2012.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

69 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
82%

2009

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2012.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
97%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2012.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
82%

2009

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

74 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
79%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2009.

71 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
66%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

All Students79%
African Americann/a
Hispanic71%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities69%
Proficient in English64%

Reading

All Students71%
African Americann/a
Hispanic57%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities46%
Proficient in English55%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Kansas State Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

All Students89%
African Americann/a
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities77%
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students86%
African Americann/a
Hispanic85%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities78%
Proficient in Englishn/a

Science

All Students96%
African Americann/a
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities94%
Proficient in Englishn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Kansas State Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

All Students74%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities59%
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students74%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities67%
Proficient in Englishn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Kansas State Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 56% 67%
Hispanic 22% 17%
Two or more races 12% 4%
Black 9% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 88%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Salina, KS 67401
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