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Oceana High School

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Posted August 22, 2011

Keep in mind the Great Schools rating of 1 out of 10 does not reflect what actually goes on at this school. The majority of the students who attend here come from broken homes, abusive homes, and some have no home at all. Many come in unable to read or even do basic math. I attended Oceana for 2 years and graduated from there. I came in broken and homeless. The principal, at the time, saw value in me and connected me with a fantastic foster family (I was 17 at the time, technically and adult, he did not have to step in and help). If it were not for him and this school I'm not sure where I'd be now. The teachers and staff here take on a heavy task by investing their time and love into these students and they truly care about them. They encourage them and the teaching goes beyond academics, they teach them how to be better people. If not for this school most of those children would not graduate at all.


Posted May 14, 2009

helps people graduate faster without any issues and dosen't have rules that make school complicated.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 6, 2008

You would never think an alternative school could provide a quality education, but this school delivers. The staff is incredibly involved and the students are very accepting. I would be proud to have any of my kids attend OHS.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 11, 2008

I went to this school years ago and i loved it soo much, at that school the teachers really care about you and where you end up!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 6, 2005

My daughter attended Oceana Highschool and it was possibly the greatest thing in her life. The staff and environment the student is surrounded with allows them to learn and to grow. I had never seen her work so hard or care so much. The school provided her with all the tools and support to become and remain sucessful. I would recomend this God sent school to anyone that needs a positive change.
—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.
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The state average for Math was 39% in 2014.

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

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

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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

What is the GreatSchools Rating?

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

 
 

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 70% 69%
Hispanic 29% 6%
African-American 1% 18%
American Indian N/A 1%
Asian N/A 3%
Multiracial N/A 2%
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 82%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Mr. Scott Lund
Fax number
  • (231) 893-2639

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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2930 West Winston Rd
Rothbury, MI 49452
Phone: (231) 894-5586

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