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Grant Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 466 students

 

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Posted December 27, 2013

2 out of 10 i feel that Grant elementry school is 2 out of 10 because well it does not have separet class rooms and kids can not concrete because of the other kids being loud. There is always problems in the cafeteria i dont know what is going on but it is bad. and kids are always getting sick because they have to wait outside of the school for 30-40 mins every morning. that is why i give it a 2


Posted July 11, 2012

My daughter attended Grant Elementary for 2 years and my son for 1. I was really impressed by the caring nature of the staff. Both of my children improved their social skills and their grades improved as well. The principal Mrs. Ramsay is very approachable and knows all her students by name. I am very sad to have to leave the Lakewood area, but if I am able to return I would send my children back to Grant without hesitation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

Even though Lakewood is voting to close this school by 2013, My step-son attends all day Kindergarten and is doing great. Lakewood needs to keep this Elementary open for the central downtown children, due to it's location and not just look at the resale value of the land, with so many other commercial properties already sitting unoccupied.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2008

This is an excellent school, in my opinion. I have two children, so far, that go to Grant, and the teachers are always ready to answer any questions, and help the children with any problems they are having. The teachers keep the parents notified of any problems they see, and listen to the parents concerns.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 17, 2006

This school was so amazing when I was growing up that I sent my daughter there. I love the academic level that the children can recieve. My child right now is in there gifted program and the teacher's knowledge and understanding is amazing. They always know what to do to keep her right on track. I am also a member of their PTA which gets everyone in the community involved and is just incredible. I highly recommend this school to anyone in the area.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 28, 2005

My daughter has just started the 2nd grade at Grant Elementary due to the fact that her previous school, Madison, was torn down this year. So far my only concerns are safety issues for drop-off and pick-up procedures and the lack of art education.
—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.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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86%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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89%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
78%

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.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
86%
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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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80%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
88%
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 Students86%
Femalen/a
Male90%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students89%
Femalen/a
Male90%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabledn/a
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 Students83%
Femalen/a
Male81%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)70%

Reading

All Students100%
Femalen/a
Male>=95%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=95%
Economically disadvantaged>=95%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)>=95%
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 Students80%
Female79%
Male82%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled84%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students98%
Female>=95%
Male>=95%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=95%
Economically disadvantaged>=95%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students72%
Female63%
Male82%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Disabledn/a
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

In 2010-2011, this school received an Overall Rating of "Above Expected Growth".

Math

Reading

Grade 4AboveAbove
Grade 5BelowBelow

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

 
95 (2011)
 
100 (2010)
 
99 (2009)
 
96 (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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4-7 Average

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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?

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Math growth at this school

Average

Reading growth at this school

Above 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 78% 74%
Hispanic 8% 4%
Black 5% 16%
Two or more races 5% 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 56%N/A47%
Female 47%N/A49%
Male 53%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
  • Roxann R. Ramsey-Caserio
Fax number
  • (216) 227-5535

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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1470 Victoria Ave
Lakewood, OH 44107
Phone: (216) 529-4217

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