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October 25, 2012

State releases A-F school report cards

The Oklahoma State Department of Education officially released  A-F School Report Cards today, giving all schools in the state a grade of A, B, C, D or F – similar to grades given to students.

More than 90 percent of schools across the state received a grade of C or higher, with nearly 50 percent receiving a B.

Grades are immediately available to the public for online viewing or download on the State Department of Education’s website. https://sdeweb01.sde.ok.gov/Transparency/ReportCards/

“With today’s release, Oklahoma is entering a new era of accountability and transparency for our schools. This landmark first for Oklahoma gives parents and community members clear-cut information about the performance level of their local schools,” said State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi. “These report cards are user-friendly, straightforward and fair. It is high time for parents to have access to this information as they seek to make the best educational choices for their children. Parents have a basic right to this information, and they should be able to find it easily.”

The report cards released Thursday represented 1 percent of schools with a grade of an F, 8 percent a D, 34 percent C, 48 percent B, 9 percent A.

LOCAL SCORES

According to the State Department of Education Website, all schools in Woodward County received grades of either B or C.

Fort Supply's elementary level, which includes kindergarten through 8th grade, had the highest overall GPA in the county, earning a 3.66.  It was the closest to earning an A, which is only presented to schools earning a 3.75 GPA or above.  The Fort Supply high school level also did well, earning a B grade with it's overall GPA of 3.50.

The following is the breakdown of the schools' grades, with the specific overall GPA listed in parentheses.

In Woodward, the Early Childhood Center (3.50), Cedar Heights Elementary (3.15), and Woodward High School (3.17) all received B grades.  Horace Mann (2.32), Highland Park (2.32), and the middle school (2.32) received C-level grades.

Mooreland Elementary School (2.62) and Sharon-Mutual Elementary School (2.65) each earned a C, while Mooreland High School (3.00) and Sharon-Mutual High School (3.00) both earned Bs.

Check back with The News for reactions from area superintendents.

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