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Lagonda Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 440 students

 

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Posted December 12, 2012

Seeing some of these reviews made me think. Someone who complained about too much homework for their son couldn't get through 4 sentences without making a spelling mistake. Maybe more homework is not so bad. I'm a parent and I'm glad my daughter gets a good amount of homework because anything worth having is not easy to get. (education)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2010

This school needs to get a grip on the bullying that goes on there. The physical and verbal intimidation that my child has to endure on a daily basis is starting to take it's toll. Even though many situations have been brought to the teacher and principals attention, just like so many other schools all over the world, it's not taken seriously until a child is pushed to the point of bullicide. Better get with the program Lagonda!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 7, 2008

my son is in kindergarten and he did not go to preschool. I feel like they give kindergarteners too much homework. my son went to a county school and they were givin homework one night a week and had four days to get it done. I think there is way too much homework.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 30, 2007

I think that this school really cares about the students and they are not just another kid to them either, it is like they become a family. I think the staff is wonderful and the principal is just the greatest that I have ever met, he has helped me alot with my son and my son is able to move on to middle school with confidence that he so desperately needed, all from Mr. Weaver. I would absolutely reccommend Lagonda to anyone who is looking for a wonderful school with a wonderful staff also. I hope you enjoy it as well as myself and my children have.Thank You
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 20, 2007

I have a special needs child and they do little to accomidate him and single him out rather than working with him. The only thing that this school has to offer is a great principal.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 5, 2006

I have a special needs child. This school has been a great help in keeping my child in school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 28, 2006

My child has learned so much in his first 2 years there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 16, 2006

Little parent involvement, good teachers, too large class size, no busing, little materials, very little funding (majority goes to the high school or so it seems)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 17, 2004

The teachers at this school are wonderful! They want to make sure the children are doing well. The principal, asst. principal, secretary, librarian, and all the other staff are wonderful as well. I would definately recommend Lagonda to anyone.
—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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
64%

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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
62%
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.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
55%
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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
67%

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 Students60%
Female61%
Male59%
Black, non-Hispanic55%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled27%
Non-disabled69%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students70%
Female74%
Male64%
Black, non-Hispanic64%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled36%
Non-disabled79%
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 Students56%
Female52%
Male63%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled63%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students85%
Female83%
Male88%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled94%
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 Students66%
Female69%
Male62%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled74%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students69%
Female73%
Male66%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled76%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students67%
Female62%
Male72%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled76%
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 Students62%
Female69%
Male50%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled72%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students79%
Female86%
Male67%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled90%
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 5MetMet
Grade 6AboveMet

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

 
83 (2011)
 
81 (2010)
 
81 (2009)
 
81 (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?

Test score rating examines how students at this school performed on standardized tests compared with other schools in Ohio. Test scores are based on 2012-13 OAA/OGT results from the state of Ohio.

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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

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 67% 74%
Black 14% 16%
Two or more races 14% 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 95%N/A47%
Female 52%N/A49%
Male 48%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 14%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Cynthia Dillard
Fax number
  • (937) 342-8954

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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800 East McCreight Ave
Springfield, OH 45503
Phone: (937) 505-4240

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