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Oakridge Middle School

Public | 7-8 | 296 students

 

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Posted May 9, 2013

Are school ight foods good and dances are cool here and were pretty =awsome people here


Posted October 14, 2004

Oakridge Middle School secretaries are the best! They have a good attitude and are very helpful. I don't think I've ever been to the office and found these ladies not working. This happens all the time in other buildings in the district. Too bad we can't have these ladies train the entire secretarial staff. That would cause a huge improvement in the school system.
—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.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 39% in 2014.

169 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
14%

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
14%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

168 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
57%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 53% in 2014.

168 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
43%

2013

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
28%
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.

140 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
21%

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
21%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2014.

140 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
71%

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 20% in 2014.

141 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
13%

2013

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
12%
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 86% 69%
Hispanic 9% 6%
African-American 3% 18%
Multiracial 1% 2%
American Indian 0% 1%
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 64%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Jason McVoy
Fax number
  • (231) 788-7414

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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251 South Wolf Lake Road
Muskegon, MI 49442
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Phone: (231) 788-7400

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