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Oak Hills Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 634 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2014:
Based on 2 ratings
2013:
Based on 1 rating
2012:
Based on 2 ratings
2011:
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Posted February 19, 2014

My son went to this school. All the teacher were very sweet and helpful. Well I don't have a word for the principal. My son got bullied by a student who hit him to the point that he couldn't breath. So I went to have a meeting with the principal. I wanted to let her know how bad it was. Her respond was no big deal. Instead of insuring me that this won't happen again or being just little bit sensitive about the situation. She said, this is very common in the school. She said, oh she has seen worst then this. She has seen up to the point where she had called the police. In other words she told me it was ok for my son to be bullied. No sensitivity at all. I was shocked by her respond. She has no leadership qualities in her. On other hand all the teachers were so caring about what happened to him. They kept checking with me if he was ok.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 5, 2014

I brought my boys to this school from Portland public schools. Thinking this would be a great school for my boys to attend. Boy was I wrong. The staff, especially the receptionist who I won't name, has been really rude to me. From hanging up on me when I call the office for anything to ignoring my boys when they had a question as to which school bus to go on. Not only that the school had called me 6 times and after not leaving any messages I called them back on my lunch at work. The receptionist told me one of my sons was marked absent when I told her they all left for school together that morning. Thinking oh great where is my son. And the receptionist actually told me she didn't have time to go looking for my kid when she had other important stuff to do. So now I don't want my kids at that school because in my eyes their not safe. Now everyday I wonder if my kids will be alright at school. I think this school needs to have better staff. More caring and respectful to the kids AND the parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 31, 2013

Best school to send kids to. Very much overlooked due to hype created by Findley elementary in the same area. Teachers are good and very much focus. Mixed population so kids understand to respect each other ethnicity. My only regret is principal does not get in to the same spirit as the parents. But Still not bad.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 23, 2012

I love this school. I went there myself. I thought was a great school for me to go to. If I still leaved in Oregon. I would love for my kids to go there when I have kids someday. I love and miss all my teachers that i had when I went there.


Posted April 25, 2012

There are better schools in the area such as Finley, Terra Linda, Jacob Wismer, Bonny Slopes and Bethany. Check out these school and there rank in the beaverton school district.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 2, 2010

We love this school and feel fortunate that the staff goes above and beyond to meet our unique needs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2009

Oak Hills is the best school because of the talented, caring, energetic and enthusiastic staff!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 28, 2006

My kids went to Oak Hills for 4 years. We loved the school. We are now living overseas and the kids are in a top international school. They had no problem adjusting to the rigorous curriculum, and I feel Oak Hills helped prepare them for it. Oak Hills suffers the problem that all public schools suffer under the current Leave No (every)Child Behind mandates, they teach for testing far too much.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 23, 2006

There is a new principal this year, so it's hard to judge the principal's leadership. The quality of teachers are great. Oak Hills attacts good teachers because of the high level of parent involvement. The teachers spend a lot of time with students since they don't have to waste time on adminstrative tasks. Parents help with both excelling kids and kids that are in need of a little extra help. The moral in the school is excellent. Everyone is upbeat. Excellence and attention are expected from the kids as well as involvement daily from parents at home. I believe it is a private school quality education at a public school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 17, 2006

I have had kids at this school for 10 years and have loved the experience. Oak Hills is a tremendous school with a very caring staff. Any school would be thrilled to have this experienced staff. Academics are taught to children of all levels. We have a tremendous number of volunteers that help make our school a better place to learn. If I had to it all over again I would choose Oak Hills for my kids. Great staff and a wonderful learning environment. My kids can't wait to go back to school in the Fall.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 11, 2006

I never have had a good experaince with this school! And I gave it three years. The principal is retiring this year, in my opinion 10 years to late. It takes a very special person to work with kids of all types ethnic backgrounds, economic backgrounds. And not be judgmental. Aside from a few teachers there, all of the rest of the staff fall short of that something special. Needless to say I have to force my kids to go to school, and both are afraid there not making it to the next grade due to the pressure put on them from the staff. Our kids should not be expressing stress like that in 1st and 3rd grade. It will take years of rebuilding in the self asteem dept. Hopefully the change of school we've done will acomlish that!
—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 61% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grade 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Oregon Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
90%
Writing

2010

 
 
71%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grade 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Oregon Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grade 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Oregon Department of Education

Math

All Students91%
Female91%
Male91%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander93%
Hispanic63%
Multiracial89%
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learners67%
Migrantn/a
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students91%
Female89%
Male93%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander93%
Hispanic63%
Multiracial89%
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learners33%
Migrantn/a
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grade 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Oregon Department of Education

Math

All Students82%
Female81%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander>=95%
Hispanic71%
Multiracial85%
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities47%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodation55%

Reading

All Students89%
Female>=95%
Male84%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander>=95%
Hispanic57%
Multiracial>=95%
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities47%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodation46%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grade 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Oregon Department of Education

Math

All Students81%
Female79%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander88%
Hispanic60%
Multiracial73%
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities46%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodation42%

Reading

All Students89%
Female93%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander82%
Hispanic80%
Multiracial82%
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities62%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodation58%

Science

All Students93%
Female93%
Male93%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander94%
Hispanic90%
Multiracial91%
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities62%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodation58%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grade 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Oregon Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 64% 66%
Asian 15% 4%
Hispanic 10% 21%
Two or more races 10% 4%
Black 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 20%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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2625 NW 153rd Ave
Beaverton, OR 97006
Phone: (503) 533-1860

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