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Bellevue High School

Public | 9-12 | 844 students

 
 

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3 stars


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Posted July 5, 2009

This school is your typical small town school. It may mean well, but it's priorities are miss-led. As a current college student from the graduating class of 2007 from Bellevue High School, I can say that it did not prepare me for college at all. My class was deemed one of the smartest class in a while, and only about 4 people went to schools besides state and community colleges. Students at this school doesn't even know what AP tests are?! Academically, it has nothing to offer, science books are outdated.


Posted August 2, 2008

Bellevue Schools appear to be well organized. Most teachers are willing to give additional assistance to students in need. I have been very impressed with the schools over all
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 19, 2008

i go to this school and i feel very safe and very well educated here. the school offers a lot for me and i believe we have wonderful teachers. the only thing i can complain about is our school lunches..but what highschool has good lunches these days. i cant imagine going to another school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 18, 2008

Mr. Booze is by far the best teacher in this school, he takes the time to explain college from a former college student p.o.v. If I could be in high school again just to be in his psych and soc. classes I most certainly would.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 7, 2007

I hate to say it as a former student that this school does not prepare you for college or the real world. There are few teachers there that are willing to put in the time and effort to make you college prep and those are since retired. It is really sad to see talent go to waste in our society today.
—Submitted by a former student


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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.
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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87%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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87%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
77%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
79%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 85% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
79%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. State averages displayed on public school profiles include public schools only. State averages displayed on private school profiles include private schools only. The OGT is a high school graduation requirement for public schools and chartered private schools. The OGT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined 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 Students87%
Female93%
Male80%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Disabled48%
Non-disabled94%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students87%
Female90%
Male83%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Disabled44%
Non-disabled95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students74%
Female81%
Male67%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Disabled22%
Non-disabled84%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students76%
Female82%
Male69%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Disabled26%
Non-disabled85%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Writing

All Students83%
Female89%
Male76%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Disabled44%
Non-disabled90%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. State averages displayed on public school profiles include public schools only. State averages displayed on private school profiles include private schools only. The OGT is a high school graduation requirement for public schools and chartered private schools. The OGT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined 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

 
101 (2011)
 
95 (2010)
 
99 (2009)
 
98 (2008)

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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

No Value-Added data was reported for this school.

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

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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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

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Test score rating 20131What's this?

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College readiness rating 20132What's this?

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ACT participation

57%

Average ACT score

21

Graduation rate

96%


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

2 This rating is based on composite ACT scores, ACT participation (% of 11th graders taking the ACT), and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2011-12.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 93% 74%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Two or more races 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian N/A 2%
Black N/A 16%
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 32%N/A47%
Female 52%N/A49%
Male 48%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 16%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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200 Oakland Ave
Bellevue, OH 44811
Phone: (419) 484-5070

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