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Crest Drive Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 263 students

 
 

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Posted February 21, 2011

This school, principal and teachers in general refuse to even discuss problems in the school. The principal is very defensive and responds to parental concerns as is it were a personal criticism of him. This school is fine, as long as the parents and children fit in and do not bring up any concerns or issues or "go against the flow"
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 31, 2010

We recently moved to Eugene and I was fortunate to get one of my children into Crest through the choice system. He wakes up every morning and asks, "Is it a school day?" "Yes""Yayyyyyy!" My other child, at our neighborhood school, is not enthusiastic at all. In his previous school, my son was inattentive and not challenged. The teachers at Crest know how to pull the best out of each child, in a nurturing way. The principal, Joe Alsup, is authoritative in a warm way, and receives the utmost respect. Parents are involved without being overwhelmed. There is such a great energy at this school which is synergistic: great leadership, great teachers, beautiful location, good families. The best school that I've experienced over parenting in three states!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

Great teachers who care about the individual!


Posted October 3, 2009

Our school I always at the top of list when it comes to reading, writing and math scores. Our teacher are dedicated and often work until 8:00pm and on weekends to ensure our students get the best possible education. Our budget shrinks every year and this year teacher are working 5 contracted days without pay so that our district did not have to cut new teachers. Our parents have raised funds to pay for our P.E., music and tech teachers. Our library assistant (We have not had a librarian for 20 years) is funded through the PTA. Dedication from staff and parents allow for out school to provide the best education on very limited funds. Sincerely, Debra Banks (Library and Special Ed assistant)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 19, 2007

Crest Drive is an excellent school and I would recommend this school to anyone. My kids used to go there until we moved to another area, and we have had the blues ever since. Crest parents are very positive and stay involved in activities; Joe Alsup is the principal and he is very passionate about the school; and the teachers are all so enthusiastic and dedicated to their students. I knew I could trust the staff to communicate important information to me, and I loved how the teachers made learning fun for my kids. Crest also has 3 great fundraisers each year and kids are never asked to sell anything. They set the bar for my expectations and I miss having my kids attend there.
—Submitted by a parent


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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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The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

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The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

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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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The state average for Math was 58% in 2013.

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The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

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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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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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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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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

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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

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 81% 66%
Two or more races 11% 4%
Hispanic 4% 21%
Asian 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Black 1% 3%
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 14%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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