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Jackson Elementary School

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Posted August 28, 2009

my daughter has been going to Jackson School for 4 years now. entire staff shows strong desire to provide the kids with the best they can give.
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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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
76%
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.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
60%
Writing

2010

 
 
18%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
43%
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 59% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 63% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
68%

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 Students25%
Female26%
Male25%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities15%
English language learners13%
Migrant25%
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodation10%

Reading

All Students45%
Female52%
Male39%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learners27%
Migrant25%
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodation13%
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 Students38%
Female24%
Male48%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities54%
English language learners20%
Migrant38%
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodation46%

Reading

All Students53%
Female48%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities46%
English language learners33%
Migrant50%
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodation33%
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 Students45%
Female38%
Male53%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners33%
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students50%
Female52%
Male47%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners33%
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Science

All Students45%
Female33%
Male59%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners17%
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

Math

All Students57%
Female62%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities<=5%
English language learners11%
Migrant50%
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodation<=5%

Reading

All Students59%
Female68%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities<=5%
English language learners22%
Migrant50%
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodation<=5%
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
Hispanic 53% 21%
White 39% 65%
Two or more races 4% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 2%
Black 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 84%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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