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Lopez Elementary School

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Posted June 11, 2013

Our oldest has gone to this school off and on since Kindergarten, she has now just finished a year of 6th grade and we sure weren't impressed. It's not our job as parents to have to teach our kids at home what you should be teaching them at school. What really goes on during these 7 hours of schooling? It's just a shame and as for our Son in first grade we have had the same problem this year as we did years before with our oldest. Not enough reall teaching and they rely way too much on parents to make up what the teachers are lacking. Oh and there is no summer school program for the older kids and the 1st grade clqass summer school program consists of gardening and free labor at the Local Farmers Market.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 3, 2011

If you have lots of extra money to donate or family that is considered "community pillars" you will love this school. If you are a hardworking family that only has time (at least 30 hours a month) to donate but no advocates in the school you will realize how lousy Lopez Island School District is. Extra curricular and groundbreaking "school to lunch program" are fabulous. Curriculum, not so much. Letting an elementary student color (by numbers!) math worksheets for the whole last trimester because they had already finished the minimum of what was expected... alarming! I urge any parent to please think twice about enrolling their students here if they want a fair, quality education. I am not biased, have been involved in 8 elementary schools with this being the worst as far as actual learning is concerned.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 2, 2008

Wonderful creative school..Lots of educational trips and great teachers...Love to see big kids relate to little kids as grades in learning together...
—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.

About these ratings

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 65% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
67%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
29%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

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White82%
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Special educationn/a
Not special education77%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students81%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
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Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
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White91%
Low incomen/a
Not low incomen/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

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Not special educationn/a
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

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Writing

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Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students65%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Low incomen/a
Not low income60%
Special educationn/a
Not special education63%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students88%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Low incomen/a
Not low incomen/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students77%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Low incomen/a
Not low incomen/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 70% 60%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 15% 7%
Hispanic 11% 20%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 2%
Black 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 6%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Transitional bilingual 13%N/A8%
Special education 122%N/A13%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 259%N/A44%
Source: 1 WA OSPI, 2009-2010
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student-teacher ratio

  This school District averageState average
Students per classroom teacher 8N/A17
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Average years educational experience 12N/A12
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree or higher 45%N/A66%
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

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  • Linda Martin

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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86 School Rd
Lopez Island, WA 98261
Phone: (360) 468-2202

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