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Parkrose Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 785 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted August 19, 2013

This school is amazing my first year is starting in like 2 weeks and I can't wait!!! The only reason teachers will be mean is if you're bad so like don't be bad I guess.. But still AWESOME SCHOOL!!!! :P


Posted June 23, 2013

Terrible school! Horrible communication between school and parents. Students not getting the education they deserve.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 16, 2013

this school is awesome and terrible all at the same time. the students will treat you realy well and be your friend, if you fit in... but if you dont fit in, your out of luck. :/ there are several teachers who are really awesome, but most of them are really mean...


Posted August 18, 2012

I graduated from this school, its a great school, great teachers, in all of the school that i went, this school is the best.


Posted March 6, 2008

wounder full sutdent and teacher working enverment and a warm welcomeing for any student
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 12, 2005

I really love my school theres a lot of sports we can play and all the teachers are very involved with us and give us the help we need. Our school is pretty strickt but still fun.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 17, 2005

I am a former student of Parkrose middle shool, now in the seventh grade, and let me tell you, this school is awesome! I had a lot of fun at this school. The teachers were friendly, and I like how PE was an optional elective. The band was also great, and this school is awesome!
—Submitted by a former student


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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 59% in 2013.

256 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 63% in 2013.

256 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
63%
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.

254 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

252 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
78%
Writing

2010

 
 
45%
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.

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 67% in 2013.

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

258 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
47%
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 Students49%
Female48%
Male50%
African American18%
Asian/Pacific Islander70%
Hispanic41%
Multiracial40%
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learners18%
Migrantn/a
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodation<=5%

Reading

All Students50%
Female50%
Male50%
African American32%
Asian/Pacific Islander60%
Hispanic40%
Multiracial30%
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learners6%
Migrantn/a
Academically gifted88%
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%
Male53%
African American43%
Asian/Pacific Islander68%
Hispanic44%
Multiracial57%
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learners21%
Migrantn/a
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodation<=5%

Reading

All Students70%
Female77%
Male63%
African American57%
Asian/Pacific Islander71%
Hispanic61%
Multiracial86%
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learners14%
Migrantn/a
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 Students51%
Female53%
Male48%
African American19%
Asian/Pacific Islander65%
Hispanic35%
Multiracial53%
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learners5%
Migrantn/a
Academically gifted92%
Special Education with Accomodation<=5%

Reading

All Students55%
Female60%
Male50%
African American33%
Asian/Pacific Islander59%
Hispanic32%
Multiracial74%
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learners5%
Migrantn/a
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Science

All Students39%
Female31%
Male47%
African American6%
Asian/Pacific Islander47%
Hispanic25%
Multiracial26%
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learners<=5%
Migrantn/a
Academically gifted93%
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 36% 65%
Hispanic 24% 21%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 18% 4%
Black 12% 3%
Two or more races 5% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 79%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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11800 NE Shaver St
Portland, OR 97220
Phone: (503) 408-2700

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