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Scripps Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 653 students

 
 

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Posted March 29, 2011

This school is a beautiful school. The school is large, but has a small town feeling to it, everybody knows each other. We have a lot of great GAP programs, sports teams, and teachers. This is definitely the "Best Middle School" in the world. I am proud to be a dragon!


Posted August 10, 2009

I am a parent and lifelong educator. My son had 1 really great year (7th), one mediocre year (6th) and one very poor year (8th). Teaching is inconsistent, and the quality of the teachers varies greatly. The fact that a student could go from a B to an A and then to a D student without intervention says a great deal. The sixth grade team worked closely with us to resolve issues, and the seventh grade team offered support but not much was needed. Eighth grade was a wasteland of assistance, even when administration was contacted. Lake Orion schools are good overall- but this school does not rise above the others in the area.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 29, 2009

Scripps is Great! Almost all the teachers are what i consider to be the best of the best. It has excellent GAP programs, and will have a student-run school newspaper next year. and i must admit, it keeps its students on thier toes!
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 1, 2009

Scripps Middle School is by far the best of the best. The staff from the Principal to teachers, aides...excellent. They really care about our children acedemically and socially. Middle school is the most difficult time our children's lives and I know with Mr. Haas and his staff that my children are in 'the best middle school in the world'
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 23, 2008

i love scripps they have the best studens and teachers
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 24, 2008

All my kids went to Scripps and I consider it to be a great school, with some excellent teachers - probably the best teachers in the district.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 20, 2005

I go to Scripps Middle School, currently (04'-05'). It is a really nice school- they just finished with thier construction about 10 months ago. The teachers (most of them) are really nice. I am in 8th grade right now, and I love my teachers. Instead of making class boring and tiresom they are all very energetic and they encourage you to meet your [highest] goals. The principals (Mr. Gutman- new assistant superintendant (starting next year), and Mr. Haas- new principal (also starting next year)) are great. Scripps is a really great middle school. (Hint: it's a blue ribbon school!)
—Submitted by a student


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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 42% in 2014.

175 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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74%

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

177 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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91%

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Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 27% in 2014.

187 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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44%

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57%
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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

Math

The state average for Math was 39% in 2014.

197 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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55%

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

196 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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82%

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 53% in 2014.

196 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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68%

2013

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
67%
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

Math

The state average for Math was 35% in 2014.

190 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
53%

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2014.

192 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
94%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 20% in 2014.

200 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
40%
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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How schools in the state rate:

19%
of schools in the state are Below average
55%
of schools in the state are Average
26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

Average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 MEAP results from the state of Michigan.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 net growth (significant improvement/improvement - significant decrease/decrease) according to Performance Level Changes from the state of Michigan.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 84% 69%
Hispanic 6% 6%
African-American 4% 18%
Asian 3% 3%
Multiracial 2% 2%
American Indian 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian 0% 0%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 16%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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385 East Scripps Rd
Lake Orion, MI 48360
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