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Normandy Elementary School

Public | 2-5, 7 | 494 students

 

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Posted yesterday

There are faculty members at this school that truly do care about our children. It is unfortunate that it is only a handful. I feel as if our children are not receiving the same great education we received. Leadership and follow through is a huge problem at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 23, 2014

This is a horrible school. The principal does not listen to or address any concerns. My son has been reading at a beginning third grade level since first grade and is stil at that level according to them because they never read with them to find out the students' levels. He needs a challenge. The teacher is well aware of this and does nothing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 1, 2013

People should go to this school because they will find the best teachers and firends.


Posted September 25, 2008

This is the perfect school for perfect children. However, if your child is not perfect, it may not be the best fit. It had many good programs, but were unable to deal with my son's 'asperger' traits. We left the school just over a year ago and my son is much happier in a different school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2008

I only wish that my children STILL went to Normandy! The school has many innovative programs in place, and the support from the guidance office is excellent. They offer 'Literature Circles' for advanced readers, a chess club, 'Destination Imagination', support circles through the guidance office, a wonderful parent-run program on disabilities and diversity, and another parent-runprogram that teaches the children about famous artists. The art program is also quite excellent . I
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 29, 2007

My son attends Normandy and we both like the school. He has trouble with reading and writing, and they are right on top of it. I am so glad to be apart of Normady.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2005

My son had a wonderful first grade year at Normandy Elementary. His teacher took the time to know him and learn his individual interest. He spent most of his time at school reading and writing. He published many books through the school writer's workshop program, and he advanced nine levels in reading in one year. The school has many volunteer programs, one of which I was able to participate. Students, in grades 1 through 3, are selected to participate in Literature Circles. In a small group, students read books selected by teachers, for discussion and study. I feel that the school succeeds in meeting each student's academic level through the various programs and teaching staff. The school environment is friendly and relaxed, however learning is a top priority.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 9, 2004

Its the best. Abood Fayyad
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 15, 2004

My daughter has attended this school since 1st grade. I have decided to send her to a private school for 5th grade due to the poor math program. The kids are taught Everyday Math which seems to ignore the basic concepts of math. This program has been called 'fuzzy math', and tends to confuse most kids as well as the parents. Fortunately we have taught our daughter traditional math, however she has been told she can't solve problems the traditional way, she must use the strategies Everyday math uses. 3 months are dedicated to the Prof. exams and not enough on teaching basic skills.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2003

My son has attended Normandy since first grade and is currently in fifth grade. He looks forward to school starting more and more every year! He enjoys the interactions and guidance from the teachers, as well as the fellowship with other students. The principal is new this year, but she was his reading teacher for two years, we know she was a wise choice for this position. All of the teachers have seemed genuinely concerned with the well being and education of our son. They are very supportive of families with parents who go away for the military or other business as well. Centerville city schools puts out an 'up to' book every summer. The children work on various subjects to get them ready for the upcoming school year and keep what they just learned in their head. My son has enjoyed working on this along with continuing to read every summer which I feel has better prepared him for the upcoming school year. Normandy and Centerville as a whole has a wonderful school program.
—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.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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86%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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92%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
95%
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.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
98%

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.

136 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

136 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

136 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
88%
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 73% in 2013.

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The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

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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%
Female85%
Male88%
Black, non-Hispanic54%
Asian or Pacific Islander>=95%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial91%
White89%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Disabled59%
Non-disabled91%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students92%
Female93%
Male91%
Black, non-Hispanic77%
Asian or Pacific Islander>=95%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial82%
White>=95%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Disabled65%
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 Students89%
Female92%
Male86%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islander91%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Disabled57%
Non-disabled93%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students97%
Female>=95%
Male>=95%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islander>=95%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=95%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabled86%
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 Students78%
Female77%
Male79%
Black, non-Hispanic42%
Asian or Pacific Islander92%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Disabled33%
Non-disabled82%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students85%
Female87%
Male84%
Black, non-Hispanic50%
Asian or Pacific Islander83%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Disabled33%
Non-disabled90%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students82%
Female78%
Male87%
Black, non-Hispanic50%
Asian or Pacific Islander92%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Disabled42%
Non-disabled86%
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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabledn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabledn/a
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 4MetAbove
Grade 5MetAbove
Grade 7Data not availableData not available

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

 
105 (2011)
 
104 (2010)
 
104 (2009)
 
102 (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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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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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 69% 74%
Asian 13% 2%
Black 9% 16%
Two or more races 6% 4%
Hispanic 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 22%N/A47%
Female 50%N/A49%
Male 51%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 11%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Rebecca O'Neil
Fax number
  • (937) 434-0953

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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