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John Marshall High School

Public | 9-12 | 441 students

 

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Posted March 19, 2013

This is one of the poorest ran schools in Oklahoma City. The main problem is the administration and their inability to relate to the students, handle heightened situations, and resolve matters at the lowest possible level. The teachers seem to be intimidated by the students, and refuse to try to find out the true nature of problems with them. Students are constantly roaming the halls and staff is not to be found until there is an altercation. Where are the preventative measures to stop matters before they occur? When a report of a class being disruptive is brought to the attention of the administration by a parent you get the standard answer, "we will look into it." When you check back you find nothing has been done about the problem. The only time the staff seems to take action is when there is a fight of some kind. As I stated before, there are no preventative measures just reaction to problems. I view this school as a housing facility, not a place fit for learning. This linear structure set by whomever will never work. When you are not allowed to think and use reason to fix matters, and press this nature upon the students then they are destined to fail in the real world.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 8, 2013

This is a violent school. Lock downs are the norm. My daughters grades have plummeted drastically since she has been here. There are too few school choices in the area. This makes it very difficult to change schools especially now that her grades have suffered. I WOULD NOT recommend this school if you can avoid it.
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Posted April 23, 2010

New principal is tough on the kids. That is what I want. Real life is tough. Fully support the administration in their effort to move forward to another level of education
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Posted April 4, 2010

Poorly managed. Administration and Faculty divided. Parental input not encouraged. New (2010) Administration openly shows arrogance toward previous Principals and teachers by downgrading and claiming all successes as their own. Three Administrations in four years, and this one is the worst.
—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

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 87% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
55%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 81% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
9%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 58% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
48%
English II

The state average for English II was 91% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
67%
English III

The state average for English III was 96% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
79%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 89% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
61%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 81% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
38%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

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In 2012-2013 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests End-of-Instruction (OCCT EOI) exams to test students in high school in several subjects. The OCCT EOI is a high school graduation requirement. The OCCT EOI exams are standards-based tests, which means they measure specific skills defined for each subject 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
Black 74% 9%
White 14% 59%
Hispanic 8% 14%
Native American 2% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Source: State of Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 181%N/A61%
Special education 231%N/A15%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 State of Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability, 2012-2013

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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Dance

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Aspasia Carlson

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Football
Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Dance
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12201 North Portland Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Phone: (405) 587-7200

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