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Woodlawn Elementary School

Public | PK-8 | 409 students

 

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Posted August 28, 2013

I love Woodlawn and more importantly my son LOVES Woodlawn. It really hurts to hear such bad things being said here and else where about our beloved school. We are a working class community that has really come together because of our love for the children, all of them! We are the only public school in all of Portland that serves our SPED community K-8th! We are a growing vibrant community! We are W-O-O-D-L-A-W-N!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2010

not happy with the leadership there and the special educations services there are a JOKE !
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 22, 2010

Both of my kids went to this school for about a year. They tell me that the students and the teachers were really mean. Not good feedback from my kids on this school, and it saddens me that I had them at a school where both the students and teachers were mean to them.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 14, 2009

My daughter is in Kindergarten and she is experiencing a wonderful 1st year in elementary school. I also volunteer 2 hours during the day everyday, and 2 hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the evenings. I believe parent involvement makes the school what it is.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 10, 2008

My son just started Pre-K at Woodlawn and loves it. The teacher is great and very experienced. The students are bright and cheerful, and best of all, parents seem very involved. The school is well organized, and staff are present everywhere. Even in the morning before classrooms open, staff are available and working with kids on the playground, which is GREAT to see.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
91%
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.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
78%
Writing

2010

 
 
35%
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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
50%

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

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 63% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
50%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
64%
Writing

2010

 
 
32%
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.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 67% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
35%
Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
61%
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 Students35%
Female25%
Male44%
African American37%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic<=5%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learners33%
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students40%
Female50%
Male30%
African American44%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic25%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities20%
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 Students36%
Female39%
Male33%
African American37%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities<=5%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodation<=5%

Reading

All Students47%
Female61%
Male33%
African American47%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities<=5%
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 Students28%
Female29%
Male26%
African American29%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White17%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students60%
Female67%
Male52%
African American50%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Science

All Students43%
Female38%
Male48%
African American36%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White>=95%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities17%
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 Students37%
Female27%
Male44%
African American20%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic25%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students41%
Female46%
Male38%
African American30%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities33%
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 Students33%
Female29%
Male35%
African American32%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students45%
Female41%
Male48%
African American32%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities33%
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 Students38%
Female56%
Male25%
African American30%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students38%
Female44%
Male33%
African American30%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Science

All Students52%
Female78%
Male33%
African American50%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
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
Black 48% 3%
Hispanic 29% 21%
White 13% 65%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 4% 1%
Two or more races 3% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 88%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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