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North Ohio Elementary School

Public | K-3 | 445 students

 

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Posted November 14, 2012

Office staff is very unfriendly , the principle does not seem to have a clue to what is going on in his school and is very unhelpful, We moved from Virginia last year and have never been so disappointed with a school in so many areas we had are daughter moved to south maple
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 25, 2007

There is very good communication with the teachers and staff. The PTO is very involved and parents are welcome to volunteer. My son loved both his kindergarden and first grade teachers. The principal takes an active interest in the students progress as well. Theresa Witt
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Posted February 5, 2005

I think that the Kindergarden teachers do a great job with the kids. They have so much that they have to teach the kids before they start 1st grade. I am very proud of the teacher that my son has this year. She dose a great job with all the kids and helps each and everyone of them that need it. Keep up the good work to all the teachers.
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

100 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
55%

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

100 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
73%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 94% 69%
Multiracial 2% 2%
African-American 1% 18%
American Indian 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 6%
Asian 0% 3%
Native Hawaiian N/A 0%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr. Dan Vaara
Fax number
  • (989) 731-3387

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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912 North Ohio Ave
Gaylord, MI 49735
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