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Keys Elementary School

Public | PK-8 | 537 students

 

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Posted May 28, 2014

As a Keys graduate, I would like to address the Feb. 7, 2006 reviewer's comments. They must not have been very involved with the schools, because they made many incorrect statements. At that time, I was an 8th grader at Keys. Both schools had computer labs and libraries. Since the high school was new at that time, they didn't have an extensive library, but did have one. The elementary library was always really good. I was in the 7th-8th choir. Band was also starting up around that time. I had very good experiences while attending Keys Elementary and High School. I plan on my future children attending Keys Schools. I had an overall


Posted May 24, 2010

At first I liked this school, there are a couple of teachers there that are phenomenal, however, there are a few who leave much to be desired. They are awful at communicating to the parents when the children are having trouble, they say they have a bullying program but they don't implement it, and the Principal is extremely condescending to women. I called and called and called trying to get teachers to call me back, they didn't call back not even once and then lied to me saying they never got the messages. I don't believe that, how would you not get that many messages? I do not recommend them to anyone unless you want to be extremely frustrated or you actually work there, then your children will be fine, but if you aren't rich or know someone you will be treated like gum on the bottom of their shoes.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2008

This school has grown so much over the last few years. Now there are even more activities including a speech/debate team! This was the only speech/debate team in our district for the last 4 years until now. Our schools are high for the End of Instruction. At the high school the administration and faculty are more like family. It is a great environment for learning!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 26, 2008

Keys is doing a super job, in my opinion. They offer SO much for there students in order to meet their interests. They have extracurriculars like office aides, library aides, art aides, journalism, study skills, choir, band, computers, art, academic team, 4H, FFA, student council. A pretty wide range, not to mention they have a great athletics program! The teachers are great, and care alot about their students. I don't think you'd regret sending your children to Keys School. They really know what they're doing, and do a darn good job at it, too!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 24, 2008

I think Keys Elementary is the best! My granddaughter went to the 3 year old program taught by Mrs. Musgrove in the 2006-2007 school year. Her little mind was exposed to so many things that have expanded her knowledge. Unfortunately she had to move to OKC and the experience in the Pre-school there has not been favorable. I highly recommend Keys Schools - the teachers and administration are awesome! I got the impression that each child was a priority.


Posted March 23, 2008

I disagree with the ratings. Principal leadership, teacher quality, extracurricular activities, parent involement, safety, and disipline: none of these are problems at Keys School. There should be a five star rating for all of them! Keys cares alot about the students! The staff is friendly. They have a counselor, and nurse there all day. The curriculum is good, and so so much more. All in all, its a great school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2007

Keys school has alot to offer the students. we do have a computer lab and a great library. We do have band and choir, along with lots of sports and 4-h activities. The teachers are great.. I dont think there is much more we could ask for. It is a great school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 26, 2006

Keys School is the best school. they have a new band, they have choir, athletics, there adding more things to the highschool. its really great.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 20, 2006

My Son started keys in the 5th grade. coming from the public school system and how learning is there i am very pleased keys. my son has done so much better since being there. my son love going to keys and next year my daughter will be going there in the first grade. me and my husband are very pleased with the school. pkh
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 7, 2006

My child started at Keys in the second grade, I was pleased with their teaching styles & activities. However, after 2 years, my views have changed, dramatically, for the worse! This school offers no xtracurricular act., unless they are athletic, involved in agriculture, or farming. There is no computer lab here or at the H.S., & the library is extremely sub-standard (the H.S. doesn't even have one), & the majority of the materials are outdated. The elem. school has no programs of a musical nature (band, choir). These kids go to school 6-1/2 hrs. a day. Shorter than any other school in their district. The school day should be longer, to allow our kids to learn more.
—Submitted by a parent


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.

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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 76% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
45%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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90%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
60%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science and writing. 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 79% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
68%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science and writing. 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 76% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
90%
Social Studies

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
93%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 66% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
100%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science and writing. 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 78% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science and writing. 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 75% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
81%
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 89% in 2012.

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science and writing. 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 73% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
95%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 77% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
75%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science and writing. 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
Native American 56% 16%
White 41% 59%
Hispanic 2% 14%
Black 1% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 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 174%N/A61%
Special education 215%N/A15%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 State of Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability, 2012-2013

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Math specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
Reading specialist(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Math specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Science lab

Arts & music

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

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Robin Gibson

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Security personnel
  • Special education coordinator
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
  • Tutor(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Playground
  • Science lab
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Track
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
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School leaders, update and verify information here.

School culture

Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
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19061 East 840 Road
Park Hill, OK 74451
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Phone: (918) 456-4501

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