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Wedgwood Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 604 students

 

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Posted September 30, 2013

The school is unhelpful, the staff untrained, the grounds deplorable, and the children undisciplined. Real subjects are not taught properly while movies and books of little value are regularly used. The children spend very little time on actual academics while at school and the homework never amounts to more than a worksheet. They spend all year teaching the children one thing and one thing only: how to pass the MAP test and once testing is over, all teaching ends for the entire year. It is well worth spending the extra money for the local private schools - If you can afford it and if you can get in - most here have waiting lists.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2009

Oir children attend and Wedgwood can still be called a neighborhood school,and many of the teacher's and even the principal live in the Wedgwood community
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2009

As a parent, I love this school. It is a great school with a principal who focuses on high achievment and good behavior. The events are always well executed and it has a growing, focused PTO.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 30, 2003

I am pleased with the level of high achievement in this school. I went here and I am pleased to see that when I came back the level of involvement was still high. Acedemic, and behavioral expectations were still high.


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.
Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 42% in 2014.

85 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
24%

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
32%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

85 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
37%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 46% in 2014.

85 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
42%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

86 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
30%

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
23%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 51% in 2014.

65 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
35%

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
44%
Math

The state average for Math was 53% in 2014.

66 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
32%

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
24%
Science

The state average for Science was 48% in 2014.

66 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
29%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 48% in 2014.

97 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
43%

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 56% in 2014.

98 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
39%

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
47%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students24%
Black19%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White33%
Free or reduced-price lunch17%
Students with disabilities24%
Limited English proficient students36%

Math

All Students29%
Black28%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White40%
Free or reduced-price lunch19%
Students with disabilities24%
Limited English proficient students36%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students44%
Black45%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White64%
Free or reduced-price lunch36%
Students with disabilities40%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students30%
Black31%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White43%
Free or reduced-price lunch25%
Students with disabilities50%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students35%
Black33%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White50%
Free or reduced-price lunch30%
Students with disabilities38%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students32%
Black30%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White50%
Free or reduced-price lunch23%
Students with disabilities38%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students29%
Black28%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White42%
Free or reduced-price lunch21%
Students with disabilities38%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students43%
Black38%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White67%
Free or reduced-price lunch38%
Students with disabilities30%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students39%
Black31%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White67%
Free or reduced-price lunch32%
Students with disabilities30%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 55% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Government

The state average for Government was 57% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 67% 17%
White 21% 74%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Hispanic 4% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Dr. Eric Winkles
Fax number
  • (314) 831-4607

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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14275 New Halls Ferry Rd
Florissant, MO 63033
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