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Noble Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 427 students

 

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Posted September 26, 2013

My son has been attending Noble since kindergarten and he's now an 3rd grader, I love the teachers, students & parent involvement....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 26, 2013

Parent involvement in students' homework is great. Procedures and processes are very regular. The principal and staffs deserve appreciation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 8, 2013

The school discipline is great. Everything is in order. Admin and teachers are great and try to get the children and their parents involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 7, 2010

I decided last year to have my child removec from Oxford school. I felt that when my child was having difficulty, rather then being supported, principal, counselor, and teachers all chastised me and my parenting skills. I am so much happier with the CHUH school my child is in now.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 11, 2009

We love Noble School!! Throughout our four years, the principal, teachers and other families have made for a wonderful place to learn and grow for our daughter! The curriculum is challenging and the environment safe and nuturing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 14, 2008

I love this school! Noble teachers have a tight curriculum that meets the needs of the students and they maintain a loving, nurturing environment. Being a teacher myself (in nearby Shaker Heights) I really appreciate all that the Noble staff does for the kids in our community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 21, 2006

Although we have only completed Kindergarten, we could not be happier with the learning environment at Noble School! Our principal, Julie Beers is the best in the district and our PTA is active and involved. Our daughter's teacher, Lisa Katz, was wonderful this year, and encouraged the kids towards a lifetime of learning. My daughter's reading skills skyrocketed during kindergarten. The best part about our school is the family involvement. We have a busy school calendar filled with enriching activities, largely supported by our enthusiastic parent base.
—Submitted by a parent


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.
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
69%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
78%
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 78% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
83%
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 68% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
62%
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 Students49%
Female56%
Male41%
Black, non-Hispanic39%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Disabled10%
Non-disabled55%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students65%
Female77%
Male53%
Black, non-Hispanic55%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Disabled30%
Non-disabled71%
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 Students59%
Female62%
Male57%
Black, non-Hispanic47%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=95%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Disabled9%
Non-disabled70%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students67%
Female81%
Male57%
Black, non-Hispanic58%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=95%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Disabled27%
Non-disabled76%
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 Students47%
Female45%
Male48%
Black, non-Hispanic42%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Disabled54%
Non-disabled45%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students66%
Female77%
Male57%
Black, non-Hispanic61%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Disabled62%
Non-disabled67%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students56%
Female55%
Male57%
Black, non-Hispanic51%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Disabled39%
Non-disabled60%
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 "Met Expected Growth".

Math

Reading

Grade 4MetMet
Grade 5MetBelow

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

 
90 (2011)
 
90 (2010)
 
86 (2009)
 
81 (2008)

0
60
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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Test score rating
Student growth rating

1-3 Below Average

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

Average

Reading growth at this school

Below 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
Black 75% 16%
White 14% 74%
Two or more races 6% 4%
Asian 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Hispanic N/A 4%
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 71%N/A47%
Female 47%N/A49%
Male 53%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 12%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Ms. Rachael l. Coleman

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