John Muir Elementary School

  • John Muir Elementary School serves 125 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 55%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • John Muir Elementary School's student population of 125 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Muir Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Muir Elementary School is 0.42, 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#78 out of 1,194 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of John Muir Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:120:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
23%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
75%
63%
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Two or more races
13%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John Muir Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score0.420.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John Muir Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAshland SD 5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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At the younger ages, JMS is marvelous! For the older kids though, they tend to get bored. The 6/7/8 grade teacher is not capable of managing that wide range of ages and properly teaching core subjects. Great for younger kids...but switch to the middle school for the oldrers.
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