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Oakview Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 410 students

 

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Posted December 2, 2013

My granddaughter went to kindergarten at another, larger Kettering school...and hated it. For first grade, we put her in Oakview - and she is now in 3rd and doing great. Loves the school, and we have good communication with the teachers. While no school is perfect, and there will always be "that one teacher", or children that just don't do well, I feel Kettering does a great job. And coming from a family of educators, that is saying a lot!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 24, 2013

OAKVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS THE BEST SCHOOL FOR MY FAMILY! My 3 kids who currently attend love they're teacher's, staff, friend's, and all the parent's they meet. They love learning because the teacher's make it so exciting and as a parent I am so happy with my kid's progress because of Oakvie's concern, patience, and interest in my children's education. I would like to see the outside field's and inside gym used for after-school intermeral's available free to ALL Oakview Student's; ran by teacher, staff, community, and parent volenteer's; equiptment paid for ny donation's! And I'd like to see after school free tutoring programs possably held in the cafeteria, library, or wherever in Oakview building, also with the help of volenteer's. I have many ideas but need to get involved myself so keep up the great work and I'm looking forward to sharing many more year's together with Oakview! Thank-yo all so very much for everything you do for our family, and other's! Respectfully Your's, The Hawkins Family
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 16, 2011

HORRIBLE!!! My nephew just got out of the 5th grade, and is very depressed. He was treated so bad, and other parents are outraged with what they saw as well. We have had several parents come up to us during the summer, wanting to know how my nephew is doing. They all have the most horrible stories with what they saw. The school would do nothing to stop the bullying from the teacher. Choose a different school for your child!


Posted April 20, 2010

All the teachers are great My oldest daughter went to oakview and in firstgrade her teacher told me she had a learning disabilty from then on she got all the help she needed she is now in middleschool and doing great. Next year she will be attending regular claasses. Thank to all the staff at oakview my daughter is doing great. My second daughter goes toOakview and loves her school and all her teachers. Keep up the great work Oakview staff!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 14, 2010

It's a really good neighborhood school with good teachers and staff
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2008

I would like to offer Oakview a standing ovation, they have truly grasped the concept of a modern school and work together to individually meet the need of each & every student in the building. No one is left behind or held back from achieving greatness. They spend the first few weeks of school testing these kids in & out, the results are compiled & indidual plans are made. If your child is gifted with an ability to perform beyond what's expected they catch it as early as kindergarten & differentiate their lessons in every aspect from spelling list, homework, math expectatations & more. I feel very confident that I couldn't BUY a better education for my child. Thanks Oakview!!! You ROCK!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 18, 2007

Outstanding school. I've been very pleased with the teachers and staff here. The curriculum is diverse and challenging, and the parental involvement is fantastic. This is what you want...solid, excellent education with a family feel at a public school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 10, 2006

All at Oakview are very concientious, and great for their (our) kids! It is a fun, and complete program, including many many opportunities for extra-curricular programs. The care program is very good before and after school too!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 12, 2005

This is our child's second year at Oakview and we are very happy! Excellent school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2003

This is a great little school. I currently have a 2nd grader and my older child attended oakview for 3 years, we have had a wonderful experience for the entire duration. I have to add that the parent involvement here is quite high, a nice touch indeed.
—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.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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2010

 
 
82%
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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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90%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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88%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
92%

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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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81%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
69%
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 Students91%
Female90%
Male92%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students91%
Female>=95%
Male85%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled92%
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 Students90%
Female>=95%
Male81%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabled67%
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students88%
Female>=95%
Male77%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Disabled50%
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 Students81%
Female72%
Male89%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Disabled55%
Non-disabled87%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students81%
Female83%
Male80%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Disabled55%
Non-disabled87%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students72%
Female66%
Male77%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Disabled46%
Non-disabled77%
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 5BelowMet

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

 
98 (2011)
 
97 (2010)
 
99 (2009)
 
95 (2008)

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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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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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Test score rating 20131What's this?

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Math growth at this school

Average

Reading growth at this school

Below 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 88% 74%
Two or more races 6% 4%
Black 3% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian N/A 2%
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 38%N/A47%
Female 48%N/A49%
Male 52%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 12%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Margaret G. Engelhardt
Fax number
  • (937) 499-1885

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Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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4001 Ackerman Blvd
Kettering, OH 45429
Phone: (937) 499-1870

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