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Avon Heritage North Elementary School

Public | 5-6 | 490 students

 
 

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4 stars


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6 reviews of this school


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Posted April 18, 2009

I love Heritage North! The principal and most of the staff are very encouraging in the learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2008

My son attends Heritage North. I do fully agree with the concerns about lunch and recess. The lunch monitors are too extremely strict. The kids are not aloud to speak for most of the lunch time.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 2, 2007

My daughter attends Heritage North. I do fully agree with the other reviews concerning lunch/recess. The lunch monitors are too strict. The kids are not allowed to talk for about 15-20 min. while they eat and if they do they get scolded. I happened to be up there during lunch hours and could hear the monitor yelling. Other than that the school is excellent... except it could use a field hockey team. ha
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 24, 2007

My children go to Heritage North and I am so disappointed with the leadership in the school. Too many incidents are swept under the rug and my child was part of that. Some of his teachers, were very difficult and did not go out of their way to help him. I am very disappointed with this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 13, 2006

Teachers and curriculum are OK, but I will agree with the other review that there are too many rules concerning lunch and recess. Test scores are below average to neighboring districts.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 24, 2005

I have two children in this school. My daughter has been there three years since the school opened. I am very happy with the curriculum and the attention paid to my children. The teachers are very student friendly and have a genuine interest in the children and their success. There could be better recess and lunch time.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 68% in 2013.

314 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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86%

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79%

2010

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

314 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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2010

 
 
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Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

314 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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88%

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
89%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

339 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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89%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

340 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students86%
Female86%
Male86%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Disabled43%
Non-disabled90%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students91%
Female93%
Male89%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Disabled68%
Non-disabled93%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students88%
Female88%
Male87%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Disabled57%
Non-disabled91%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Ohio Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students89%
Female90%
Male87%
Black, non-Hispanic50%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Disabled47%
Non-disabled93%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students97%
Female>=95%
Male>=95%
Black, non-Hispanic81%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=95%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabled85%
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Ohio Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

In 2010-2011, this school received an Overall Rating of "Below Expected Growth".

Math

Reading

Grade 5BelowBelow
Grade 6AboveMet

About the tests


In 2010-2011, the Ohio Department of Education used the Value-Added Measure to show how much growth students made on the Ohio Achievement Test since the last school year. The state expects that student test scores will show an average year's worth of growth compared to test scores from the previous year. Ohio's Value-Added Measure is not the same as Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), a federal measure which uses different criteria.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

 
103 (2011)
 
104 (2010)
 
104 (2009)
 
104 (2008)

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120

About the tests


Ohio uses the Performance Index to provide an overall indication of how well students perform on its standardized tests each year. The Performance Index scores are based upon how well each student does on all tested subjects in grades 3 through 8 and 10. Schools and districts earn anywhere from 1.2 points for each student scoring at the advanced level to zero points for each untested student. The Performance Index ranges between 0 and 120, with 100 as the statewide goal for all students.

Source: Ohio 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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4-7 Average

8-10 Above Average

 

How schools in the state rate:

22%
of schools in the state are Below average
54%
of schools in the state are Average
24%
of schools in the state are Above average

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

The graphs below compare this school's results in each area to other schools in the district and state.

Test score rating 20131What's this?

Test score rating examines how students at this school performed on standardized tests compared with other schools in Ohio. Test scores are based on 2012-13 OAA/OGT results from the state of Ohio.

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Student growth rating 20132What's this?

Student growth rating measures whether students at this school are making academic progress over time. Specifically, the rating looks at how much progress individual students have made on reading and math assessments during the past year or more.

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Math growth at this school

Below Average

Reading growth at this school

Average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 OAA/OGT results from the state of Ohio.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 value-added estimates from the state of Ohio.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 89% 74%
Black 4% 16%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Asian 2% 2%
Two or more races 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 9%N/A47%
Female 51%N/A49%
Male 49%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 10%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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35575 Detroit Rd
Avon, OH 44011
Phone: (440) 937-9660

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