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Hawthorne Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 

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Posted January 28, 2014

Hawthorne doesn't support children with learning disabilities or attention issues they give up on them and leave them to sink and fail. My son has both learning and attention issues and they've expelled him because they don't want to make the time or effort to work with him. He's 6 and still can't read! Shows how much they care.what happened to no child left behind
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2013

I can see the result of a dedicated staff at home. Teachers work with the parents well, you can tell they really care about the students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2013

Unsatisfactory they moved my child back a grade without telling me because his teacher didn't want to handle him. They gave up on him after 1 week of school!! I do not recommend this school for anyone
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2012

Not all teachers are bad, but considering that two out four have just been unsatisfactory speaks bad about the leadership in that school. The principal will not listen to parents who have a problem with teachers instead telling them to speak to the teachers. Then the teachers will switch kids out of a classroom without informing the parents and expect them not have a problem with it. Considering what happened in Sandy Hook, that kind of action is untolerable and I would not recomend Hawthorne if you can help it. They want parents to be involved but then treat you like a horrible person for actually being involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 12, 2010

This school serves a lot of poor children. The school gets very little money in a state that gives NO school much money. Good education for poorer children is what will bring the changes the world needs.


Posted October 19, 2009

They have a great principal and staff and are making sure my daughter is getting the best education she can.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

It is a wonderful diverse school that is in real need of help. Great teachers and hard working parents who may not have a lot of money but they have the dedication and love of their children in every action they take. Please help them. So much needs to be done at the school. It is often overlooked but it is in a innner city neighborhood with low income children who deserve a chance to be all that they can be. Best, Murphy


Posted July 1, 2008

I am amazed at the education my daughter has received at Hawthorne and praise all of the teachers as well as Mr. Brewer for everything they do. I love the intimate atmosphere that we've experienced at this school and look forward to what they have left to offer for other child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2008

I just loved the teachers and they were so interested with what the kids did.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 21, 2006

I'm dissapointed with the kind of education my child has and is receiving from this school. So, my child came out of kindergarten not knowing how to spell his first name. I am moving out of the neighborhood to get away from the school.
—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.
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2012.

18 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

18 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
88%
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.

19 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

19 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
89%
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 74% in 2012.

24 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

22 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 91% in 2012.

25 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
88%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 77% in 2012.

25 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
58%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 81% in 2012.

26 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 70% 13%
Black 11% 10%
White 10% 54%
American Indian/Alaska Native 7% 17%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Two or more races 2% 5%
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 97%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2300 NW 15th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Phone: (405) 524-5644

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