School Details

Cushing Middle School

316 North Steele Avenue, Cushing, OK 74023
(918) 225-1311
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 392 students 16 students/teacher (OK avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

88%
88%
78%
80%
80%
72%

Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT)

In 2012-2013 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science and writing. The OCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oklahoma. The goal is for all students to score at or above the satisfactory level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Cushing School District average
  • Oklahoma state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

82%
82%
75%
85%
85%
78%

Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT)

In 2012-2013 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science and writing. The OCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oklahoma. The goal is for all students to score at or above the satisfactory level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Cushing School District average
  • Oklahoma state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

99%
99%
73%
92%
92%
84%
82%
82%
60%
60%
60%
65%

Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT)

In 2012-2013 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science and writing. The OCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oklahoma. The goal is for all students to score at or above the satisfactory level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Cushing School District average
  • Oklahoma state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Cushing Middle School is a public middle school in Cushing. The principal of Cushing Middle School is Pat Elder. 392 children attend Cushing Middle School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 66% of the 392 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Cushing Middle School is 16:1. Oak Grove Public School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 70% 68%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 3%
Hispanic 4% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 23% 26%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 21% %
Multiracial 10% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 0.9%
Asian 0.8% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.6% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 66% 62%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    Any teacher at Cushing Middle School will meet by appointment with a student who is struggling or needs help. All parents need to do is call and leave a message for the teacher of that subject and make arrangements. We cannot help if we do not have a request to do so.

  • (6 years ago)

    Cushing has an internet gradebook program that allows parents to check their student's grades daily. The only requirement is that the parent get a pass code from the counselor. The public library has internet access if there is none at home. All teachers have e-mail as well.

  • (7 years ago)

    I have appreciated the help I have received from the staff at Cushing Middle School. During a difficult time of sickness with my family they were all more than willing to accomodate me with grades counseling and information about how to help my child. I am very satisfied.

  • (7 years ago)

    I have a son that attends this school and I'm very disappointed in how they handle situations when you child is struggling. You ask if they have tutoring classes and their 'idea' of tutoring kids is put them all in one room with maybe 2 teachers that not necessarily are teachers in the area that your kid needs help in and they call that tutoring instead of letting that kid go directly to that teacher to help before or after school. You would think going to small school teachers would have more one on ones with their students but at Cushing middle school this doesn't seem to be the case. I agree with the first comment that the school doesn't let you know anything until progress reports come out or report card. It would be nice if Cushing would get their systems upgraded instead of being behind time.

  • (7 years ago)

    I have a child who is intelligent but is taking advantage that I do not get weekly updates on grades like I did in elementary. I don't know what his grades are until I get a progress report or a report card. I am getting the shock of my life this 3rd 9 weeks. I called 4 weeks ago and asked to be put on notification if my child has below a B and was told that it would be relayed to the teachers through e-mail that if my son gets below a C I should be notified. I was told that a C is average and it is too harsh to monitor it if it gets below a B. Today he comes home with an F on his report card and I had no prior notice that it was that bad. This is not sitting well with me.

  • (7 years ago)

    Fortunately the Principal is retiring. Maybe the school will start to truly meet student needs now that he is leaving!

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