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Stebbins High School

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Posted January 28, 2010

One thing that stands out to me about Stebbins is how friendly and welcoming the students are, especially since you stay with your homeroom class mates all year, they become a second family to you. Thats how it was for me. Though school spirit is lacking, which is unfortunate, it is by far the most welcoming highschool ive attended.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 4, 2009

i have 2 sides to stebbins. i agree, that the Tech-prep is phenomial. My oldest son excelled in this program and the teachers were excellent. my youngest son seems to have problems learning and we are having him tested currently. the only complaint i have with this is that he has been in the district since 4th grade and out 1 1/2 years at anothe district and none of the teachers have said anything about a learning disability. they all think he is just lazy, but with speaking with specialist they seem to think he has dislexia. he was passed in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade with poor grades. their attention needs to focus more on the under achievers that the excelled students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 16, 2008

It's a Great School Teachers help when needed.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 5, 2008

The school is very lack on everything and charges you like there a private school or colledge. The sports cost alot and they aint even that good. Its very hard to get ready for college when you can't get your transcripts too.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 10, 2008

The best thing about Stebbins is the Tech-prep program. Students in many of the programs earn their way to national competitions. Mr. Prater (Engineering) and Mr. Amlin (Digital Design) are two of the best teachers anyone could ask for. They are dedicated to student success and do an awesome job. Also, the student year books staff is phenomenal! They put out an award-winning year book year after year. The new school building is state-of-the-art and beautiful. The down side to the school is that they don't win many football games. Also, the school seems to concentrate more on meeting the needs of honor students rather than meeting the needs of those with lower GPA's.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 30, 2007

My son is in 10th grade and I feel Stebbins is the best school I could have choose for him. We actually live in another district that my husband and I find our district not an option for the education of our children. We choose to instead pay a reasonable tuition and feel our money is very well spent. The block scheduling truly helps the kids focus on a few classes at a time and I think they are able to learn more this way.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 14, 2007

The academic programs provide a wide variety of opportunity. The special education program is comprehensive with an inclusive setting. There is a full scale honors program starting in the freshmen academy program through nine Advanced Placement courses. Additionally, student have the opportunity to participate in one of the best tech prep programs available in the state. Students who take advantage of the tech prep program and/or the honors program will have ample opportuinty to collect scholarship dollars.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 21, 2007

The reason I choose to give only one star is because of Principal Leadership. The principal has his favorites and it shows in everything that he does.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 29, 2007

Absolutely wonderful school! Terrific teachers! Both of my children attended Stebbins. One graduated in '03 & the other in '05. Neither had the priviledge to attend the beautiful new school but excelled attending the old one. They also have an outstanding vocational program. I had wonderful experiences volunteering at all the Mad River Local schools & wouldn't trade those years for anything. Made wonderful life-long friends, both on the parent side & teacher side.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 18, 2007

My daughter went to Stebbins from 1998-2001. I was very pleased with most of the teachers and I felt the school prepared her for college. She took college prep classes as well as Vocational classes. She loved playing softball and was in the flag corp of the band. Working in high school she excelled as secretary at Danis (construction) and at the age of 18 worked as a loan officer for a mortgage company while attending Sinclair. She received her Associates degree while working at Sinclair. She is now working for Reynolds and Reynolds. Stebbins prepared her for 'The Big World' I am grateful to all the teachers that helped. Proud mother
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 6, 2006

I went to stebbins my 9th grade yr and I can say I was disappointed with the methods of teaching but one thing stebbins did do was the whole block scheduling. stebbins is a great school to learn at because I personally learned more there in the one semester I was enrolled then the whole time I've been in Georgia. stebbins has some great teachers like ms. Wolfe. I have become a bear now but I still and always will be an Indian. the only problem with stebbins is the prices for sports. in many other state students do not have to pay to do a sport or extracurricular activity.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 19, 2006

The quality of education at Stebbins is beneficial, however the school fees are ridiculous. I think it's absurd that if I don't have the money immediately, my child can't get his schedule, or his report card. I Think it's great that Stebbins is a beautfil high school however I don't feel we should have to continue to pay quarterly for it, that's why we passed the levy here in Riverside, to begin with.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 10, 2006

I would like to say the best teachers in the school by far are: Mr. Elliot Mrs. Niemeyer Mrs. Wright Mr. Spahr Mrs. Marino (worked with IEP Students) Mrs. Meginess *those were the best staff at stebbins.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 13, 2006

In my opinion, Stebbins continues to disappoint. Every extra activity now has a $125 charge and you sure can't tell where the money is going. If you're a family with limited funds, your child will be left behind. The school district has all new schools but I can't tell you how many times I've been told there aren't enough books for my kids to bring home for homework. We are actively seeking a home in a different area.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 22, 2005

As far as i am concerned, stebbins high school has some great teachers. I am a 1999 grauguate of Stebbins, at 24 I can still remaember the teacher who helped me the most. Mrs.Wright, enspired me to be who I am today, she spent many earling mornings and late nights, makeing sure I was able to get my diploma. The staff at Stebbins was always willing to walk the extra mile for me!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted December 3, 2005

Stebbins was a great experience. I went to three different high schools because our family moved often and Stebbins by far was the head and shoulders above the rest. The faculty is very helpful and inspirational in preparing the student body for thier life after high school. Whether that be in college or straight into the work force. Particularly the ROTC program is by far the best around. They prepared me well for my career in the armed forces and for that I am eternally grateful.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted May 5, 2005

Stebbins has latched onto something colleges already know with their block scheduling. I wish every high school across the nation would do this. My daughter is doing phenomenal as she only has to focus on 4 courses at a time...and then in Jan she started 4 new courses..just like college. Only drawback is if you move in the middle of the school year, I imagine it would be a bit difficult due to their curriculum...but like I said...This is a wonderful school, and the first one I've seen that has figured out the way to keep a childs attention. I love it, and so do my children. Keep up the good work!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2004

I am a former Stebbins grad, and I loved the Mad River district. Stebbins was a great place to learn and grow. Students are always pumped, and the school continues to improve. Parents could definitely be a little more involved, but the ones who are involved are great. I would recommend Stebbins to any parent looking for a quality high school.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 15, 2004

In my opinion, Stebbins is an okay school. The participation of parents is low, and the education is slowly increasing. Not the best, but yet, indeed an acceptable one. I believe that the students just don't put forth all their effort to be educated as well as they can be. I believe though it is a great school for extra curriculars. Indeed the programs at that school is amazing! I think Stebbins is an all around okay school. Not the best, but its getting by and for the kids, thats all that matters to them. But parent participation would do good for the schools in my opinion!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 19, 2004

Stebbins is a terrific school. I have been involved with the school district for 10 years, and have seen a tremendous amount of growth over that time. There are many options for each student, and they are continuing to add high academic content and classes. The staff works hard to provide a quality education to students. I would recommend this high school to anyone.
—Submitted by a teacher


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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.

276 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

277 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

275 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Social Studies

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

274 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 85% in 2013.

275 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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 Students82%
Female86%
Male79%
Black, non-Hispanic65%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracial88%
White83%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Disabled35%
Non-disabled89%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students86%
Female87%
Male85%
Black, non-Hispanic83%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic88%
Multiracial94%
White86%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Disabled37%
Non-disabled93%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students75%
Female76%
Male73%
Black, non-Hispanic57%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracial87%
White76%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Disabled29%
Non-disabled81%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students81%
Female79%
Male83%
Black, non-Hispanic55%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic88%
Multiracial>=95%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Disabled49%
Non-disabled86%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Writing

All Students85%
Female92%
Male79%
Black, non-Hispanic65%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic94%
Multiracial94%
White85%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Disabled42%
Non-disabled91%
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

 
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92 (2010)
 
98 (2009)
 
94 (2008)

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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.

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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

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54%
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24%
of schools in the state are Above average

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ACT participation

44%

Average ACT score

20

Graduation rate

83%


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 79% 74%
Black 10% 16%
Two or more races 5% 4%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Asian 2% 2%
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 55%N/A47%
Female 49%N/A49%
Male 51%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 13%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Effective (2007)

Special education / special needs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Special education
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Autism
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Hearing impairments
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Orthopedic impairments
  • Other health impairments
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
  • Visual impairments

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
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School basics

School start time
  • 7:40
School end time
  • 2:40
School Leader's name
  • Ms. Ronald L. Flohre
Special schedule
  • Block scheduling
Fax number
  • (937) 237-4262

Programs

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  • Special education
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Autism
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Hearing impairments
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Orthopedic impairments
  • Other health impairments
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
  • Visual impairments
Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Wrestling
  • bowling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • bowling

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Drama
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
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