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Clinton Elementary

Public | K-5 | 346 students

 

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Posted November 16, 2006

This is my childrens first year in a col. public school. Coming from a highly educated school in worthington, clinton is an extream disapointment. The teacher are not prepared when you ask them questions on how your child is doing and what you as a parent can do to help them achieve. This school is by far the worst school i have come acrossed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 25, 2006

Our son will be entering Clinton Kindergarten in the Fall OF 06'. My wife and I are both highly educated professionals and,obviously, we know the value of education and are very concerned about the quality of school to which we are sending our son. During the run-up to Kindergarten, we have both been very impressed by the quality and commitment of the teachers at Clinton. I have always been skeptical of the myth of suburban school superiority. The rate of parent involvement at Clinton already appears to be very high. More than anything, that is the determinant of a quality school. My point: We are confident in our choice of Clinton for our son.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 17, 2006

With great schools such as Winterset, Indian Springs or Gables as an alternative choice, I do not know why any parent would send their child to Clinton Elementary school. The staff is overzealous when dealing with children with emotional problems, which they are supposed to specialize in dealing with. If your child is sensitive or has a learning disability I strongly recommend finding another school, otherwise you will be spending an excessive amount of time healing your childs' physical and emotional wounds resulting from the bullying from the other students and the staff at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 17, 2005

Clinton has a long history--over one hundred years-- of serving the community in Clintonville. Clintonville residents are committed to the school, and many parents of current students are Clinton alumni. Clinton Elementary has very high test scores, higher than Indianola Alternative, and a strong partnership with the Columbus Literacy Project--an Ohio State Research Project. The art program is exceptional, the library is gorgeous and well-stocked, the principal and the teachers collaborate beautifully to ensure student success, and Clinton parents are extremely involved. The school also has a lovely garden that traces the history of Clintonville in plants--really! Lots of creativity and warmth here. My daughter loves it, and I would recommend Clinton to anyone. Definitely a Columbus Public School's success story.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 6, 2005

this school is a great school. my son has been going there for the past 3 years. the teachers are great,
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 20, 2005

I recommend this school to any parent. The principal is involved with each and every child. The teachers are great and give each child the attention they need. Parents are involved in this school as well. Overall, a great place for a child to get a quality education.
—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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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100%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
89%

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

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
97%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
92%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
91%
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 Students100%
Female>=95%
Male>=95%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=95%
Economically disadvantaged>=95%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students98%
Female>=95%
Male>=95%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=95%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabledn/a
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

Math

All Students94%
Female93%
Male>=95%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabled85%
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students96%
Female>=95%
Male>=95%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=95%
Economically disadvantaged91%
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

Math

All Students92%
Female94%
Male91%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Disabled80%
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students90%
Female94%
Male88%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Disabled80%
Non-disabled94%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students84%
Female88%
Male82%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Disabled67%
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

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

Math

Reading

Grade 4AboveAbove
Grade 5AboveMet

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

 
109 (2011)
 
107 (2010)
 
103 (2009)
 
101 (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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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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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

Above average

Reading growth at this school

Above 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 81% 74%
Black 10% 16%
Two or more races 5% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian N/A 2%
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 32%N/A47%
Female 49%N/A49%
Male 51%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 16%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Ms. Katherine R. Leffler
Fax number
  • (614) 365-6530

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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10 Clinton Heights Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215
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Phone: (614) 365-6532

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