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Monclova Elementary School

Public | PK-4 | 650 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2014:
Based on 1 rating
2013:
Based on 2 ratings
2012:
No new ratings
2011:
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Posted March 9, 2014

We moved to the AW area for the schools and my son has attended Monclova for 3 years. We have been nothing but amazed by the teaching and administrative support. We are moving out of state at the end of the school year and are finding it hard to match the quality of AW schools! Go Generals:)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2013

My school is Monclova Primary..It's a great school for my child. I moved this way just so he could go to this school!! Teachers do a great job of getting the parents involved! Love this school!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 18, 2013

It is evident that this School is focused on State test Scores and is failing to teach these kids to appreciate learning. Both my kids suffer from a lack of self confidence and do not like School. It was only after leaving the Monclova system my Daughter started to love to read and excelled in learning.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 30, 2006

Monclova Elementary is a great school. It is an innovative and excellent school. This school is a pioneer among other area schools. Students needs are addressed and met as the individuals that they are. Early literacy skills are the foundations in grades K & 1. The five components of focus (Phonemic Awareness, alphabetic principle, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension) are aligned with the latest in literacy research. These grades gracefully integrate all subject areas into the primary focus of foundational learning. Grades 2-4 take the lead in preparing students to be self-sufficient learners. The whole child is developed; academically, socially and emotionally. The parent involvement is not only warmly welcomed by all teachers and staff. The parents involved in this school are an integral part of making this school the EXCELLENT one that it is and has been for many, many years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 10, 2006

This school, academically, looks great on paper. Test scores are some of the best in the state. However, they employ old/traditional teaching methods that are very outdated in teaching children. These methods inherently foresake the life skills of self-esteem, positive motivation, resourcefulness, compassion, and diversity to name a few. Letter grades are given from the 1st grade on, spelling and grammar are subjects given the highest priority, and, in most cases, book reports do not start prior to 4th grade. There are many programs available that are more dynamic and have better results while maintaining the educational balance of academics and lifeskills. Multidisciplinary/cross curriculum teaching methods are very uncommon. Parents are involved as much as they can, however, it has never been the practice of this district to seek parent input in decision making. Parent involvement is discouraged and parents are not proactively informed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 5, 2005

Monclova elementary by far exceeds our expectations. The teachers, and staff are very helpful, and encouraging. Parent involvement has added to its success.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2004

Absolutely the best School District in the Toledo area. Parents are very much involved, kids are great. The only better elementary school in the area is Lial (Catholic) in Whitehouse. Higher academic standards.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 1, 2004

Lots of Parent involvement. Very caring and dedicated enviroment. The best school district in the Toledo Metro Area
—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 78% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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98%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
94%
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.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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96%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
95%

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

All Students97%
Female>=95%
Male94%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=95%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabled81%
Non-disabled>=95%
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 disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabled88%
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 Students96%
Female95%
Male>=95%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=95%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabled70%
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students99%
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%
Disabled90%
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

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

Math

Reading

Grade 4AboveMet

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

 
108 (2011)
 
106 (2010)
 
107 (2009)
 
107 (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

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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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

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 89% 74%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Asian 3% 2%
Black 2% 16%
Two or more races 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
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 9%N/A47%
Female 51%N/A49%
Male 49%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 9%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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8035 Monclova Rd
Monclova, OH 43542
Phone: (419) 865-9408

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