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Roosa Elementary School

Public | PK-4 | 323 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2012:
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Posted August 22, 2013

I appreciate Roosa Elementary's commitment to excellence. Both students and teachers work diligently to exceed expectations. Students are expected to learn a character trait every month, along with a quote that supports the trait. Stop any student in the hall and they will be able to converse with you with academic vocabulary and respect. Teachers and staff go way beyond what you would expect from a public school. They spend hours preparing for each student's needs. They attend professional development. They keep the grounds beautifully. I am proud to work with this team. I'd like to say thank you to the parents. They are committed and involved!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted December 26, 2007

I am a parent of three girls. My two oldest have 'graduated' from Roosa. My youngest is presently attending. I find that the teachers take their job very seriously by giving my children the best education possible. Roosa is also a Great Expectations Model school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 2, 2007

I have had children at Roosa for two years. The teachers are good and fair, the administration, not so much. If you have a child with special needs, this is not the place to go.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2012.

41 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
90%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, grades 5 and 8 in science and writing, grade 5 in social studies, grade 7 in geography, and grade 8 in U.S. history and government. The OCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oklahoma. The goal is for all students to score at or above the satisfactory level on the test.

Source: Oklahoma State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

46 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%

2009

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

46 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
100%

2009

 
 
97%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, grades 5 and 8 in science and writing, grade 5 in social studies, grade 7 in geography, and grade 8 in U.S. history and government. The OCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oklahoma. The goal is for all students to score at or above the satisfactory level on the test.

Source: Oklahoma State Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 63% 54%
American Indian/Alaska Native 29% 18%
Asian 4% 2%
Black 2% 10%
Hispanic 2% 12%
Two or more races 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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2001 North Sioux
Claremore, OK 74017
Phone: (918) 341-5242

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