Joan Austin Elementary School

  • Joan Austin Elementary School serves 352 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Oregon state average of 55%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Joan Austin Elementary School's student population of 352 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joan Austin Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joan Austin Elementary School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall School Rank#284 out of 1,194 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
20%
23%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
76%
63%
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Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joan Austin Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score0.390.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewberg SD 29J School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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