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Liberty Oaks Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 554 students

 
 

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5 stars

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2014:
Based on 1 rating
2013:
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2012:
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2011:
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Posted March 23, 2014

My son has attended this school from K-5. He's enjoyed his experience and so have I for the most part. The building is nice and up to date. Can be real crazy though during the morning drop offs with all the parents dropping off their child for school, so my son and I decided to have him take the bus. He likes it better because he gets to talk with his friends on the way to school and we don't have to fight traffic just to get him to school:))
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 24, 2010

My son is a student at this school! It is an excellent school Great teachers and learning environment!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 21, 2009

Gold stars for Liberty Oaks Elementary! What an impressive group from teachers to staff to the PTA and a great bunch of kids. Our family transferred in last year from out of state and the transition was smooth and organized thanks to these dedicated folks. Also, the lovely building makes for a super learning experience.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 29, 2008

Liberty Oaks is an amazing school. Not only is their teaching style different than other schools, but they award the children through thier achievments and behavior.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 5, 2008

As a parent and a teacher, I am thrilled with the Liberty School District. The district is well managed and organized. They make wise, well thought out and planned decisions and follow through on plans. The teachers are highly qualified and the general atmosphere within the district and community is that failure is not an option and hard work in encouraged and rewarded. With a combination of school, community, and parental support all kids will thrive in this environment.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 49% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
53%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
59%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 54% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
74%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 53% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students58%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White56%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students64%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White65%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students68%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White70%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students69%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White70%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students64%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White74%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students67%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White69%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students47%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White54%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 84% 75%
Black 6% 17%
Hispanic 6% 5%
Asian 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 14%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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