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Fostoria Junior/Senior High School

Public | 7-12 | 797 students

 
 

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Posted February 5, 2014

This is the 2nd time I'v e been to fostoria high-school. Both trimester going they have messed up my credits and I've had to repeat a class when I was on track to graduate early. It seems as if the staff and teachers have nothing better to do than to pick on the students for the littleist flaws in there. Uniforms. The kids are horrible and the staff is no different. I would not send my future kids to this school. Period.


Posted October 8, 2009

Fostoria Schools in general have always been viewed as being a bad school. I have gone to fostoria schools since i was in preschool and i am currently in 10th grade. I think this school has wonderful staff and students. we got school uniforms this year i think it really helped the school. we offer a lot of extra curricular activities, we can start with band, We have marching band, concert band, two different jazz bands and pep band. I am glad to be in band because no one makes fun of you for being in band. i think we have a band program because our members work hard to try to be the best. Another thing is how much the staff care about the students inside and outside of the classroom.
—Submitted by a student


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 73% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
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.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
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.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students69%
Female72%
Male65%
Black, non-Hispanic67%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracial77%
White62%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Disabled41%
Non-disabled73%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students66%
Female66%
Male66%
Black, non-Hispanic73%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracial80%
White59%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Disabled18%
Non-disabled74%
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 Students69%
Female69%
Male70%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic84%
Multiracial74%
White62%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Disabled14%
Non-disabled80%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students67%
Female68%
Male66%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracial68%
White65%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Disabled19%
Non-disabled76%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students46%
Female34%
Male55%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracial40%
White43%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Disabled14%
Non-disabled52%
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 7AboveMet
Grade 8BelowBelow

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

Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
71%
Social Studies

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

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
84%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 85% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
81%
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.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students83%
Female89%
Male77%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Disabled43%
Non-disabled90%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students84%
Female85%
Male83%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Disabled29%
Non-disabled93%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students77%
Female76%
Male79%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabled36%
Non-disabled84%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students79%
Female81%
Male77%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Disabled29%
Non-disabled87%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Writing

All Students79%
Female85%
Male73%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Disabled43%
Non-disabled85%
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

 
89 (2011)
 
95 (2010)
 
93 (2009)
 
85 (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

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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

Below Average


College readiness rating 20133What's this?

College readiness rating combines this high school's graduation rates with data about college entrance exams, both of which are indicators of how well schools are preparing students for success in college and beyond.

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ACT participation

57%

Average ACT score

19

Graduation rate

86%


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.

3 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 61% 74%
Hispanic 17% 4%
Two or more races 14% 4%
Black 7% 16%
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 72%N/A47%
Female 47%N/A49%
Male 53%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 16%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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Fostoria, OH 44830
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