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Posted August 26, 2013

Highly qualified teachers and great administration! We set high standards for ourselves and our students.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted August 23, 2013

Foundation Academy provides a safe and nurturing environment paired with an engaging and rigorous curriculum. There is also a focus on arts integration and plenty of technology! We are KDG through grade 10 now! School choice is awesome!
—Submitted by a teacher


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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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
52%
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.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
67%
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.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
36%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
28%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
28%
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 75% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
75%
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 73% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
22%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
44%
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.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
33%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
25%
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 Students66%
Female73%
Male53%
Black, non-Hispanic42%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled68%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students64%
Female63%
Male67%
Black, non-Hispanic58%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled66%
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%
Female68%
Male71%
Black, non-Hispanic67%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled75%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students79%
Female80%
Male77%
Black, non-Hispanic80%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled83%
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 Students41%
Female59%
Male25%
Black, non-Hispanic17%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled44%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students60%
Female71%
Male50%
Black, non-Hispanic58%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled65%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students49%
Female59%
Male40%
Black, non-Hispanic33%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled53%
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 Students45%
Female64%
Male29%
Black, non-Hispanic46%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged30%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled48%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students61%
Female64%
Male59%
Black, non-Hispanic54%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Disabledn/a
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

Math

All Students41%
Female50%
Male30%
Black, non-Hispanic30%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled60%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students65%
Female75%
Male55%
Black, non-Hispanic55%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled81%
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 Students75%
Femalen/a
Male82%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled83%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students85%
Femalen/a
Male82%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled89%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students50%
Femalen/a
Male64%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled56%
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 4MetMet
Grade 5MetMet
Grade 6MetMet
Grade 7MetMet
Grade 8AboveMet

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

 
80 (2011)
 
74 (2010)
 
64 (2009)
 
n/a (2008)

0
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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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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Math growth at this school

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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 50% 74%
Black 34% 16%
Two or more races 10% 4%
Hispanic 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 63%N/A47%
Female 53%N/A49%
Male 47%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 10%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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  • Ms. Joann T. Hipsher
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  • (419) 526-9542

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1050 Wyandotte Ave
Mansfield, OH 44906
Phone: (419) 526-9540

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