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Orange Grove Elementary School

Public | 4-6 & ungraded | 416 students

 

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Posted October 30, 2013

very good school, My child likes all the teachers and loves going to school everyday
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Posted February 8, 2013

Great school!! My daughter has been going here since the 4th grade and now she is in the 6th. She loves her teaches and the school. The staff, teaches and principles are very helpful and friendly.
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Posted March 27, 2009

My son attends this school and I am completely disappointed with this year. Forth and Fifth grade were excellent but this year in Sixth grade one of his teachers is absolutely horrible with the way she treats the children and the way she communicates with parents. I am ashamed that I have to make my son endure this, but right now i have no choice.
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Posted April 12, 2007

My son has attended OGE since Aug.2007 Im very upset to see there is no Art education at this school. Children can learn so much from the Arts...Culture Histort self expression...
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Posted July 7, 2006

I have 5 children and every one of them has/will attend this school. I really love the principle and teachers. They will, and have, gone out of their way to do what they can to help the students. You could not ask for a better administrative staff. Keep up the good work!
—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.
Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Writing - Informative Essay

The state average for Writing - Informative Essay was 89% in 2012.

127 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
86%
Scale: % Score 2, 3 or 4

About the tests


Until 2011-2012, terminating in 2012-2013, Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
49%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Science Test (MST) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MST is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Subject Assessment Testing Program (SATP) to test students in English II, writing, algebra I, biology I and U.S. history at the completion of each course. Students must pass all parts of the SATP in order to graduate from high school. The SATP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 49% 50%
White 44% 46%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
Hispanic 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 73%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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11391 Old Hwy 49
Gulfport, MS 39503
Phone: (228) 832-2322

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