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Memorial Middle School

Public | 6-9 | 739 students

 
 

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5 stars

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5 reviews of this school


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Posted January 28, 2012

The Best school! I go there now and I love it. Everything is amazing and I love the teachers!


Posted June 1, 2011

The teachers here are the BEST! The food is great! No one is left behind at this WONDERFUL school! If you have trouble learning, they make sure you understand it. If you already know it, they make sure you are challenged! BEST SCHOOL EVER!!!


Posted March 29, 2009

Both my daughters attended Memorial. My youngest is in sixth grade and I am grateful for the teachers who understand how boring class can be for a highly motivated student. The new differentiation model allows her to move ahead at her speed. I never understood why underachievers were always given special treatment and am glad that others are now recognized for their achievements.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 7, 2008

this school is awesome my son went there and my daughter is going there this year and she is very excited


Posted November 17, 2004

Memorial is a pretty good school. There are many sports, and clubs available for students, which are all fun. There are many other students to mingle with, and the teachers are almost all friendly and care about the students. The teachers may not alway be interesting, but they know what they are talking about, and have good ideas about how much homework is reasonable for junior high students. The classes are reasonably varied with Honors, Regular, and Integated in Math and English. There is (or at least was) a limited amount of choice for 8th and 9th graders, such as tech classes, languages or living classes. Facility is very well kept up. Overall, Memorial is a great school.
—Submitted by a former student


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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 75% in 2013.

211 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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87%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

215 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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90%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
96%
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.

232 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

228 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
90%
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.

229 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

233 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

230 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
83%
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 Students87%
Female89%
Male85%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Disabled32%
Non-disabled94%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students90%
Female93%
Male89%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Disabled44%
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 Students90%
Female94%
Male86%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islander>=95%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Disabled50%
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students93%
Female93%
Male92%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islander>=95%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
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 Students92%
Female93%
Male92%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabled45%
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students96%
Female>=95%
Male93%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=95%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabled80%
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students84%
Female82%
Male85%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Disabled50%
Non-disabled87%
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 6MetMet
Grade 7MetMet
Grade 8AboveAbove

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

 
105 (2011)
 
104 (2010)
 
101 (2009)
 
100 (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

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

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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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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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

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 94% 74%
Asian 2% 2%
Black 1% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Hispanic N/A 4%
Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 4%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 25%N/A47%
Female 49%N/A49%
Male 51%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 12%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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