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Jefferson Heights Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 413 students

 

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Posted April 19, 2011

My kids attend Jefferson Heights. It is a wonderful school. The teachers are always helpful, and direct attention to getting help to the students who are falling behind. My youngest is very shy. The staff, all of them, not just his teacher and counselor, went out of their way to help him. Now he talks all the time and is not shy about answering questions. They have no tolerance for bullying. The bus drivers are very kind as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 8, 2009

I have had nothing but a joyious experience with this school and all the staff. I personally feel that Mr Walsh's leadership and all the staff's unity stirs a spirit of teamwork, community, fairness and education, that many school long to have in their school system. My children as well as all the students are encouraged to never give up, to always know they are a leader, and be aware that they make a difference. As a parent, I am very impressed and extremely proud. No school system is perfect but Jefferson Heights certainly has enhanced the positive.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 74% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
54%

2009

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

46 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
67%

2009

 
 
79%
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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

48 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
83%
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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

46 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 91% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
83%
Social Studies

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 81% in 2012.

48 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
97%
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
White 63% 54%
American Indian/Alaska Native 16% 18%
Two or more races 9% 3%
Black 6% 10%
Hispanic 3% 12%
Asian 2% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 71%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Sapulpa, OK 74066
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