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Five Oaks Middle School

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3 stars

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2011:
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Posted May 12, 2014

Go to South Meadows Middle School. That's all I have to say. I'm coming back to this school next year for 8th grade and I hope I can avoid all the bullies to come. :(


Posted April 8, 2014

I am pulling my second child out of this school. When my 18 year old daughter was in Five Oaks I pulled her because of their incompetence. I am now pulling my 12 year old daughter out, because they are still incompetent. Never send any child to this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 19, 2014

It's ok some of the teachers are ok bad test scores though great drama and are program not a lot of bullying I just put my daughter in five oaks in October and she loves it fits in great but there was a problem with drugs a coupe mouths ago


Posted January 26, 2014

5 oaks is ok. The people there are nice, it's just I think its stupid they combine history, geo, and writing into one class, Humanities. Also I do NOT like my math teacher. I'm one of the more advanced students in my math class, and my teacher accuses me of not challenging myself (that's why I'm getting near perfect grades).


Posted September 25, 2013

This school has demonstrated to me a very unfair philosophy. My son has been bullied several times over the past few years in the Beaverton School District. I have even had to take him to the ER on one occasion. Today my son was punished for defending himself. I could not believe when the VP told me that is not allowed, and that your son "reciprocated"... This is insane thinking in the world we live in, so, My son is suppose to get beat on and do nothing..? Really..? This same VP approached me immediately after i picked my son up to get in my face and tell me i need to check in at the office before "wandering" around the school. First off, i did check in and even showed ID. secondly, i was 30 feet from the office..!!! i would avoid this school, and i myself need to get my son out of there. This school has an apparent history of violence, amongst other activity that leaves little to like. If our children cant protect themselves, who will.?
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 20, 2012

I went to this school for 6th and 7th grade. The school is okay. They change and rearrange the staff a lot, so its always hard for me to tell who I should go to for what. I will miss the band and PE teacher the most. There aren't a lot of advancement opportunities though, coming from a kid who was AP all her life. Unless your a year ahead, you have to get dragged through math until you catch up (or slow down) to what you're class is learning. And also, I read at a college level (their words, not mine) and don't get any Advancement classes for that. I'm going to a different school for 8th grade and am thankful. 5 Oaks is going through budget cuts and the schedule is going to be completely different and they're getting rid of my science teacher. Five Oaks has weird classes: they don't really have Literature classes, but cram English and History and Creative Writing into one class called Humanities. I enjoy writing but learned virtually nothing from that class(not even organizational tips). Its all very standard and that's great for someone who isn't me. the classes were too big and I never felt like I had my teacher's attention for more than 3 minutes, so I never felt understood.


Posted July 12, 2011

This is an awesome school depending on which group of teachers you get during your 7th/8th grade years. If you get teachers that you connect with and help you and you don't make a fool of yourself quickly, I learned the teachers are extremely helpful. The fact that you keep the same teachers really builds up a trust between students and teachers, making it much easier to talk to them, and more confident to ask them for help. The gym classes are fine, but the other electives are amazing. The 6th grade teachers are really hit or miss, some are good but others are horrible. The principal during my time there was friendly, same with the majority of the staff. However, my main complaint with this school was that I don't feel that it fully prepared me for high school. this may be to me going to a different type of high school however, so i'll cut them some slack. Testing is a painless procedure, but the staff could do a better job at keeping some of the more rule breaking students in check, but they usually do decent. The students however, are rude and make fun of everyone, but I guess that's the norm. Good school though, happy to say I went there. Also, Explorers group is the best!


Posted May 3, 2011

My daughter goes to this school and she's loving every minute of it. She came from the Philippines 2 years ago, but through the help of her teachers and school staff she has adjusted well and has made many friends. I know she loves Five Oaks, and we (her parents) does too. She'll be going to high school next school year, I'm sure she will miss Five Oaks.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 28, 2011

I go to Five Oaks and it is the BEST middle school on Earth! It is kind of in a bad neighborhood but everybody there is SO nice!!!!


Posted February 12, 2010

A great community with a fun but educating curriculum.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 10, 2009

Omg this school was the best school ive EVER been to in my life.Especially our PE teacher :) The other teachers were pretty coolio &&i had a great year at five oaks during my seventh grade year.I will miss this school and mostly my friends that i made during this time.:)))
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 18, 2009

i think it's an okay school i went there for 6th grade its a wonderful school and you should go there! i love it and there's a lot of people to hang out with and make new friends! and i love our councilors! -Gina G.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 28, 2008

five oaks is an cool and fun but safe school. they make sure u have fun and be safe at the same time. i enjoy going there. :D
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 20, 2008

FIve Oaks is a wonderful school. The teachers really care about our students and are motivated to make a difference. The community feeling is really welcoming and the student body is very diverse.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 17, 2007

Five Oaks is a wonderful school! Our daughter loves it! Teachers are Very nice, and teach there classes well! They are very helpful to us and our daughter! Over all, Five Oaks is great!
—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 59% in 2013.

344 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 63% in 2013.

344 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
78%
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 61% in 2013.

334 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

336 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
73%
Writing

2010

 
 
46%
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 63% in 2013.

332 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 67% in 2013.

332 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
70%

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

All Students52%
Female49%
Male55%
African American36%
Asian/Pacific Islander76%
Hispanic38%
Multiracial53%
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learners14%
Migrant50%
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students49%
Female51%
Male47%
African American48%
Asian/Pacific Islander58%
Hispanic32%
Multiracial73%
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities16%
English language learners11%
Migrant40%
Academically gifted94%
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 Students58%
Female55%
Male60%
African American42%
Asian/Pacific Islander67%
Hispanic38%
Multiracial62%
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learners9%
Migrant14%
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students64%
Female67%
Male62%
African American73%
Asian/Pacific Islander73%
Hispanic47%
Multiracial72%
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learners14%
Migrant43%
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 Students71%
Female73%
Male67%
African American25%
Asian/Pacific Islander72%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial88%
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities22%
English language learners26%
Migrant30%
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students56%
Female56%
Male56%
African American33%
Asian/Pacific Islander41%
Hispanic41%
Multiracial63%
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities11%
English language learners8%
Migrant10%
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Science

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 44% 65%
Hispanic 33% 21%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 4%
Two or more races 9% 5%
Black 4% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 62%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1600 NW 173rd Ave
Beaverton, OR 97006
Phone: (503) 533-1890

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