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Uplands Elementary School

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Posted September 9, 2010

I just wanted to say...Upland is the best school my kids ever been to. My kids have improve more than I expected..I can't thank you enough to all the staff and all they have done...Thank You for an outstanding job...I'm so proud for all your doing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 9, 2010

Uplands is an outstanding school. I was most impressed by the individual attention given to each student's needs. We recently moved from Lake Oswego to Fairfax County, Virginia -- an area with a highly renowned school district. I was concerned about how my son would fare, and I expected there would be gaps in education based on the reputation of Oregon education. There were no gaps, my son is doing great here. Uplands was more than up to speed -- ahead of the east coast in some cases. Of the three schools he has attended, Uplands stands out as the best. We also miss the lovely school community. There are super people there!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 5, 2010

We just relocated to Uplands last year and I am continually blown away by the exemplary education my sons are receiving here. The music and arts programs are exceptional, and the parental and community involvement is like nothing I've ever seen. One of my boys has autism and the services he's received in this past year alone have made a remarkable difference in his personality and outlook on school. We couldn't be happier here and know you would be too!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 5, 2009

This is an outstanding school. My son went here from kindergarten through the 6th grade. Among a town of great schools, Uplands is the very best. High parental involvement, friendly office staff, fantastic teachers. We never had one problem in all the years we were here. The principal knows all the kids. The classrooms are not too big. They really care about the children and they are definitely prepared for Junior HIgh. I have lived in other states and my daughter went to several elementary schools. She did not have great experiences and she always went to the best schools. You won't be disappointed at Uplands!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 2, 2007

Academically this school is tops. The neighborhood is very affluent. The parents have very high expectations, and are willing to go to great lengths to further the cause of education. Some of these parents have little tolerance for situations they don't understand. The classrooms are becoming over-crowded, and Uplands is not a 'neighborhood' school in the sense that a child could walk there. The PTA recently replaced both computer labs, and the playground equipment is nice. The two-grade blend is a great way to promote responsibility, as the younger children act older.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2004

Great sense of community. Many classes are blends of two grades, which has been a good experience for my child. Not as academically rigorous as my daughter's previous school, but on the whole, I'd recommend Uplands wholeheartedly.
—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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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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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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Source: Oregon Department of Education

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Source: Oregon Department of Education

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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

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 70% 65%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 17% 4%
Two or more races 5% 5%
Hispanic 4% 21%
Black 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 18%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2055 SW Wembley Park Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Phone: (503) 534-2366

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