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Hoover Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 560 students

 

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Posted April 28, 2009

This school has a great staff that works hard with their students some coming from all spanish speaking homes. They care about their students and want what is best for them. The school provides after school mentoring in Math and Reading in order to help those students, who are behind, achieve.


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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.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
56%
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.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
74%
Writing

2010

 
 
26%
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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
74%

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 Students46%
Female49%
Male43%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learners42%
Migrant63%
Academically gifted88%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students32%
Female39%
Male24%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learners25%
Migrant38%
Academically gifted75%
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 Students52%
Female42%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities46%
English language learners43%
Migrant43%
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students49%
Female42%
Male54%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learners37%
Migrant43%
Academically gifted86%
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 Students54%
Female56%
Male54%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learners40%
Migrant46%
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students49%
Female48%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities<=5%
English language learners14%
Migrant46%
Academically gifted83%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Science

All Students62%
Female56%
Male65%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learners37%
Migrant46%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 79% 21%
White 17% 66%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
Black 1% 3%
Two or more races 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Asian 0% 4%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 94%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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