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Pawhuska Junior High School

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Posted January 25, 2007

I think that some teachers are on cells to much. I tink that some teachers are nicer then others. I also think that some of the kids are not getting the disiplan they need.But On the other hand i think the principal is really nice.I like that sometimes you can stay after school.I like that you get rewarded for good deeds and such. I think it would be good if the school got new desks and text books.And redid the roof.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 5, 2004

I feel that they have taken to many things away from the kids. They can put on a new roof and put in a new parking lot, and, yet, they take away many activities away from the kids. They feel they have worked hard to be able to get to do extra activivties and now they are pulled away.
—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 75% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
66%
World Geography

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
96%
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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
98%
U.S. History and Government

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

51 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
76%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
93%

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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Native American 54% 16%
White 43% 59%
Black 2% 9%
Hispanic 1% 14%
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 171%N/A61%
Special education 224%N/A15%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 State of Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability, 2012-2013

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615 East 15th St
Pawhuska, OK 74056
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Phone: (918) 287-1264

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