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Onekama Middle/High School

Public | 6-12 | 232 students

 

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Posted May 30, 2012

For elementary, this school is fine. Middle school to high school not so good. The leadership is weak from the principal to superintendant. Because of the weakness you have teachers who are inconsistent as they receive no consistent guideance and they do whatever they want and treat kids however they choose. The communication with the faculty and higher ups is horrible and love to not respond or call you back. Very unprofessional people who have their little "clicks" and very obvious that alot of them that their best interest is not for the kids. They are just there to collect a pay check. Don't get me wrong...there IS good teachers at this school....but alot of BAD ones too that the higher ups just look the other way when they doing something wrong or very obviously show to everyone that they shouldn't be teaching our children and need to go. In order to get what you need to help your child succeed at this school, you have to fight, fight, fight for it. That isn't the way it should be. VERY sad....politics is beyond ridiculous.
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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.

About these ratings

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 42% in 2014.

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
32%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

34 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
65%

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
59%
Social Studies

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

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
39%

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 39% in 2014.

43 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
37%

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
45%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

43 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
70%

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
45%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 53% in 2014.

43 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
30%

2013

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
59%
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.

33 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
33%

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
27%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2014.

33 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
73%

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
52%
Science

The state average for Science was 20% in 2014.

33 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
0%

2013

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
9%
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

Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 26% in 2014.

32 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
25%

2013

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
18%
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 29% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
35%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 53% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 26% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
31%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 38% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
39%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 50% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
46%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Michigan used the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) to assess students in grade 11 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The MME 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 state standard.

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 MME 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

Average

Reading growth at this school

Below Average


College readiness rating 20133What's this?

College readiness rating combines this high school's graduation rates with data about college entrance exams, both of which are indicators of how well schools are preparing students for success in college and beyond.

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ACT participation

97%

Average ACT score

19

Graduation rate

"94"%


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.

3 This rating is based on composite ACT scores from 2012-13 and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2011-12. ACT participation represents the percentage of 11th graders taking the ACT. Because the ACT is mandated in Michigan high schools, ACT participation is NOT included in the GreatSchools rating.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 85% 69%
Hispanic 6% 6%
American Indian 3% 1%
Multiracial 3% 2%
African-American 1% 18%
Asian 1% 3%
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 40%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Gina Hagen
Fax number
  • (231) 889-9567

Programs

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Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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5016 Main St
Onekama, MI 49675
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