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Ewing Young Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 171 students

 
 

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Posted September 17, 2010

Our family absolutely loves this school. It has that special "small town" feel to it where everyone knows the kids and their families. The staff is outstanding and eager to help in any way possible. We also love the weekly newsletter. It helps keep us informed of what is going on and what we can do to stay involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2010

I love this school.My son goes here.The kids are more disciplined here and easy to handle than other schools and kids I have seen.each individual teacher and principal, pays great attention from classroom to field trips to play ground.I think teaching skill is different and unique.The secretary is just outstanding.She takes of a lot and is very capable ever smiling person.It is great school and I am happy for my son to be here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 28, 2009

My daughter is a student here and has had a great experience. It's a beautiful school (no sign of maintenance budget cuts) with great teachers. Whenever there were problems (in our case, behavioral), the teacher and principal were extremely involved. The principal is always available. I volunteer in the classroom and it is amazing how organized the school is about getting the students who are slow readers, or didn't attend preschool, up to grade level. My only critique is that they need to deal with the academically advanced kids better, by giving them more individualized care from the beginning. The parent volunteers' commitment is amazing. My daughter's classroom has 1 or 2 helpers per day, and they contribute substantially to the teaching load.
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Posted July 18, 2006

My step son attends Ewing Young and absolutely loves it! We would reccomend this school hands down over any other in the area. It is small, but not too small, just right. Teacher cooperation is above excellent, and our child is just thriving! He learns so much everyday. Ewing Young has a very diverse student body and they are all great kids!
—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 61% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
>=95%

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

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
69%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
>=95%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
89%
Writing

2010

 
 
66%
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.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
94%
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 Students84%
Female77%
Male89%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities43%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students84%
Female85%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities43%
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

Math

All Students76%
Female86%
Male64%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students80%
Female93%
Male64%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged63%
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

Math

All Students85%
Female79%
Male90%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students88%
Female93%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Science

All Students91%
Female>=95%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged90%
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 85% 65%
Hispanic 11% 21%
Two or more races 2% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Black 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 28%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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