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East Knox High School

Public | 9-12 | 446 students

 
 

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3 stars


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Posted October 6, 2010

Excellent school! Last year was awarded over 1.2 mil in college scholarships!! Produced a national merit scholar finalist....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 10, 2008

I love east knox I am a student there. It has been one of the best schools around. There American history department is excellent....I have been here for 4 years and better than my old school...even though there has been a lot of fights but they always take care of it....there disapline is excellent way to go! i hope to graduate from east knox....=]
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 7, 2008

This school is not a good school. The students here cause troubles, and there are a lot of fights. The education for 7th grade is below average, almost like they are teaching us 5th grade things. The teachers slack off and do not educate like they should. This is a bad school, don't send your kids here.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 9, 2007

I love this school im a student there and I feel safe most of the time. Of course there are those certain people that are questionable but overall I wouldnt want to go anywhere else! The building could be a little nicer though.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 2, 2007

East Knox is a school that exhibits great students. Students at this school are very capable of doing above and beyond, but are seldom challenged to do this. The school is always busy with sports and extracurricular events, and students have many possibilities to become involved with their school. One thing that could change is more parental involvement. Like with anything, only a few volunteer, and they end up usually volunteering for everything! Overall, great school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 25, 2007

I feel the high school has made some significant changes and are headed in the right direction. Principal Leadership needs improved. They have developed many changes to try and get parents involved, with Muffins for Moms and Donuts for Dads. Sometimes, parents themselves need to just get involved on a voluntary basis in their childs education. I feel my child is as safe in this school as in any other district. If your child is not in any extracurricular activity it is not this school's problem, it is the parents/students choice to not be involved in curriculars. There are more than enough extracurricular things to choose from.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 14, 2004

Antiquated special education philosophy. Poor communication to families.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 83% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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81%

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89%

2011

 
 
83%

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79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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92%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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89%

2012

 
 
85%

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82%

2010

 
 
75%
Social Studies

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

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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90%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
87%

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 85% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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92%

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82%
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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 Students81%
Female78%
Male83%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled85%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students92%
Female93%
Male91%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students89%
Female88%
Male91%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students90%
Female90%
Male91%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Writing

All Students92%
Female95%
Male88%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled95%
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

 
102 (2011)
 
97 (2010)
 
97 (2009)
 
93 (2008)

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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

No Value-Added data was reported for this school.

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

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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ACT participation

56%

Average ACT score

22

Graduation rate

91%


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 93% 74%
Two or more races 5% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian N/A 2%
Black N/A 16%
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 31%N/A47%
Female 44%N/A49%
Male 56%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 10%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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23227 Coshocton Rd
Howard, OH 43028
Phone: (740) 599-7000

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