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Edmond Doyle Elementary School

Public | 1-4 | 145 students

Our school is best known for being a small school with a big heart.

 
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Community Rating

5 stars

Community Rating by Year
2014:
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2013:
Based on 2 ratings
2012:
Based on 1 rating
2011:
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School Official Point of View

Posted December 11, 2012

Edmond Doyle is an excellent place to learn and grow. The family style atmosphere creates an environment where children are encouraged to learn while they are also being encouraged to become successful, productive adults. Children thrive at Edmond Doyle because they are constantly surrounded by loving adults that do everything possible to help them succeed.

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Posted October 17, 2013

Edmond Doyle is the hidden treasure in McAlester. It is a great place, where the faculty and staff truly care about the students and make everyone feel welcome the minute they step through the door. A great atmosphere exists to give every student a great education.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 8, 2013

This school is amazing! From the moment you step through the door one immediately feels welcome, loved, and cared for. The teachers and staff are friendly and always concerned for the well-being of their students. Edmond Doyle truly encompasses the meaning of a quality education, serving the whole child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 7, 2012

Edmond Doyle is an awesome school. It has the best teachers, staff, students, and parents! It is an A school because everyone here cares about the students and making sure that they become their personal best!!


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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.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2012.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
86%
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.

17 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

17 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
85%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 39% 54%
American Indian/Alaska Native 34% 17%
Hispanic 14% 13%
Two or more races 11% 5%
Black 2% 10%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Computer specialist(s)
ELL/ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Reading specialist(s)
School psychologist
School social worker/counselors(s)
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by school staff None
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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • A school-state report card (2012)

Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Autism
  • Cognitive disability
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Significant developmental delay
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
Extra learning resources offered
  • Differentiated learning programs
Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Design
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Choir / Chorus

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
School facilities
  • Gym
  • Kitchen

Gifted & talented

Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:00 am
School end time
  • 3:00 pm
School Leader's name
  • Kathy Hunt
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Gender
  • Coed
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (918) 420-8104

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

Don't understand these terms?
  • Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Autism
  • Cognitive disability
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Significant developmental delay
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
Foreign languages taught
  • None
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • School psychologist
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
  • Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • None
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
  • Counseling
  • Differentiated learning programs
  • Mentoring
  • Remediation
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
  • Tutoring
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Learning lab
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
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Sports

Boys sports
  • None
Girls sports
  • None

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Design
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • None
Media arts
  • None

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • None
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Neither uniforms nor dress code
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer in the classroom
More from this school
  • Edmond Doyle is a great school because of the teachers, staff, students, and parents that we have. Every adult at Edmond Doyle cares deeply about the children that come to us daily. Teachers work very hard to help each child succeed. Edmond Doyle's school climate is warm, friendly, and creative.
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What are your chances?


9 out of 10students were accepted for the 2012-2013 school year.


Students accepted for the 2012-2013 school year
145
Applications received for the 2012-2013 school year
160

Planning ahead

Students typically attend these schools after graduating
Parker Intermediate Center
Puterbaugh Middle School
McAlester High School
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520 East Smith St
McAlester, OK 74501
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Phone: (918) 423-0588

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