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Ely Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 483 students

 

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Posted February 25, 2014

The school is a great environment teachers are very caring and involved even the lunch lady crew. But the principal is a little to involved with the boys at the school its creepy.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 1, 2014

This school sucks, bullies, ghetto, bad teachers, etc. don't go here. Please; you'll regret doing it.


Posted January 16, 2006

Ely is a wonderful school for students to feel safe in and to excel in their studies. The teachers are for the most part caring and willing to work with students and their parents. The current pricipal Dr. Dibee is a hands-on pricipal who gets to know the students by everyday interaction with them. He takes the time to get to know the kids and to listen to their problems. The one area that I would say is a problem is that the Ely Pride Awards are not given to students who just possibly biased. The same students seem to always have their names posted which make other good/well behaved students who are not awarded feel neglected. The progrma needs an overhaul.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 10, 2004

The teachers at Ely are excellent. They love the kids and teaching. Parental involvement is great. Security is still an issue to be dealt with. No problems so far but in today's world security should be a priority. Security with parental accessability is needed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 20, 2004

My child is in kindergarten their. I help in the classroom. I am not pleased with the principals attitude towards parents. But the teachers are great and as for the school it's a nice place.
—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.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
76%
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.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
70%
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.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
58%
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 Students74%
Female70%
Male80%
Black, non-Hispanic67%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial73%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Disabled46%
Non-disabled79%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students74%
Female77%
Male71%
Black, non-Hispanic75%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial55%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Disabled73%
Non-disabled75%
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 Students77%
Female77%
Male77%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled82%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students85%
Female90%
Male80%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled87%
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 Students74%
Female75%
Male73%
Black, non-Hispanic46%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial91%
White75%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Disabled36%
Non-disabled80%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students77%
Female80%
Male73%
Black, non-Hispanic55%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial82%
White78%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Disabled46%
Non-disabled81%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students64%
Female63%
Male66%
Black, non-Hispanic55%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial55%
White69%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Disabled27%
Non-disabled70%
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 4AboveMet
Grade 5MetMet

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

 
94 (2011)
 
91 (2010)
 
90 (2009)
 
95 (2008)

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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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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

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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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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

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 66% 74%
Black 13% 16%
Two or more races 13% 4%
Hispanic 8% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian N/A 2%
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 30%N/A47%
Female 49%N/A49%
Male 51%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 10%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Dr. Jack M. Dibee

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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312 Gulf Rd
Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: (440) 284-8005

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