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McGuffey K-8 School

Public | PK-8 | 814 students

 

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Posted February 2, 2012

I talked to the gentleman who handles the Autism/Special Needs students today as we are looking at transferring schools due to moving. Let me be the first to rate this school on how approachable they are. This very wonderful man took an hour (at the end of a busy day and the school closing) to talk to me about my son (who has Autism) and the classes they offer, how the schooling and teaching operates, the bus system, the lunch room times, every question was answered without "him-hawing" or stammering. We cant say names on here (but you know who you are if you ever read this) I look forward to our children going to your school!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 27, 2010

The teachers at this school are highly trained teachers. Multiple student issues are dealt with besides the 'big' issue of academics. I've never workedwith such dedicated and talented people as these.
—Submitted by a teacher


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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
65%
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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
24%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
49%
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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
33%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
34%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
19%
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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
66%
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.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
39%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
60%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
42%
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 Students35%
Female37%
Male32%
Black, non-Hispanic20%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial55%
White55%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled21%
Non-disabled38%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students43%
Female47%
Male40%
Black, non-Hispanic36%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial46%
White59%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled14%
Non-disabled50%
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 Students47%
Female53%
Male42%
Black, non-Hispanic47%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial60%
White44%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled21%
Non-disabled53%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students63%
Female68%
Male58%
Black, non-Hispanic59%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial80%
White64%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled43%
Non-disabled67%
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 Students50%
Female51%
Male48%
Black, non-Hispanic42%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled17%
Non-disabled64%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students52%
Female63%
Male36%
Black, non-Hispanic50%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled22%
Non-disabled64%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students37%
Female43%
Male28%
Black, non-Hispanic25%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled17%
Non-disabled45%
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 Students42%
Female45%
Male37%
Black, non-Hispanic41%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial39%
White42%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled18%
Non-disabled48%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students53%
Female50%
Male57%
Black, non-Hispanic47%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial54%
White58%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled24%
Non-disabled62%
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 Students33%
Female40%
Male28%
Black, non-Hispanic27%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial27%
White50%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled0%
Non-disabled41%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students57%
Female54%
Male60%
Black, non-Hispanic63%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial36%
White59%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled20%
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 Students39%
Female50%
Male29%
Black, non-Hispanic26%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled42%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students55%
Female73%
Male38%
Black, non-Hispanic37%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled60%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students17%
Female20%
Male15%
Black, non-Hispanic8%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled18%
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 5AboveAbove
Grade 6MetMet
Grade 7MetMet
Grade 8MetMet

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

 
75 (2011)
 
73 (2010)
 
76 (2009)
 
72 (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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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

Average

Reading growth at this school

Below 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
Black 47% 16%
White 35% 74%
Two or more races 15% 4%
Hispanic 3% 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 49%N/A49%
Male 51%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 18%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Mr. Christophe S. Neifer
Fax number
  • (330) 675-6981

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