Firestone Park Elementary School

  • Firestone Park Elementary School serves 318 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Firestone Park Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Firestone Park Elementary School's student population of 318 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Firestone Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,247 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Firestone Park Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2754 out of 3247 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
50%
17%
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White
33%
70%
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Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Firestone Park Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.630.48
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
21%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Firestone Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAkron City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
First of all, this is such a bad school, I would give it a zero if I had to but only 5th grade is the best grade. Now here is the bad stuff, you can't take a quiz or a test because theirs so much ruckus going out in the halls like babies crying, or somebody screaming, etc. Their bathrooms smell so bad like a skunk just farted. There are fights almost every day and I can so much more, but I wouldn't want to waste my time. All I'm concluding is NEVER AND I MEAN NEVER LET YOUR KID IN THAT SCHOOL.
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Excellent school. Mrs. Thompson is by far the best principal ever. Teachers are THE best.
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