School Details

Oak Hills Elementary School

1010 Kanan Road, Oak Park, CA 91377
(818) 707-4224
10

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 456 students 17 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

93%
88%
56%
97%
93%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Oak Park Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

92%
84%
46%
99%
87%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Oak Park Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

90%
95%
65%
93%
93%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Oak Park Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

93%
91%
60%
85%
85%
65%
90%
93%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Oak Park Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Oak Hills Elementary School is a public elementary school in Oak Park. The principal of Oak Hills Elementary School is Erik Warren and can be contacted at ewarren@oakparkusd.org. 456 students go to Oak Hills Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Unspecified. 5% of the Oak Hills Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 4% of the 456 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Oak Hills Elementary School is 17:1. Red Oak Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Sports

  • Cheerleading
  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 7% 4%
White, non-Hispanic 63% 80%
Unspecified 4% 2%
Multiracial 3% %
Asian 25% 11%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.8% 1%
Filipino 0.8% 0.6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.8% 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% %
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 4202%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 4% 2%
Limited English proficiency 5% 2%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Amazing school. We have 4 children and moved specifically to Oak Park for the wonderful public education offered here. Oak Hills Elementary is ranked #1 in all of Ventura County and offers a stellar academic prep. The only detriment is that so many people want to attend here and class sizes are increasing tremendously with statewide budget cuts. We have now average 27 children per class up to 30 in Grades 4 and 5. The teachers are all tenured and have been at Oak Hills for 15-20+ years and have outstanding reputation. They sincerely care about the children's education and the school is made up of a tight-knit community of well-educated and involved parents. We absolutely love it here.

  • (4 years ago)

    Oak Hills is a great school. My children have gone there for the past 7 years. The teachers students parents office staff and principal are wonderful. Children who are "gifted" are always challenged to learn at higher levels and do more. Children who need extra help are given the help they need. I feel extremely fortunate that my children have been able to attend this school.

  • (4 years ago)

    I am one of the nightmare stories. If your child does not keep up with the other kids watch out. They will make you fell low and offer some bad news. Get help and stick it out do not let them bully you in holding your child back a grade. The kids all know those kids. Do not label your child. Hard work is whats best for your kid. Do not let them scare you. The kids at this school have very high scores which show the teachers do a great job of teaching but remember there scores are higher then most. I believe keeping them there will make your child successful. Get all the help you can Tutors after school study group with other kids Grandma Grandpa Aunt Uncle etc. This School will led them to a higher education. There is a lot of parent involvement in the classroom.

  • (6 years ago)

    I guess it just really depends on who you are at the school what your personal experience will be with a child attending there. Most are happy but the few who have experienced another side to the school can tell you some real nightmare stories. If your child attends here just hope that you don't end up in that smaller category of really bad experiences. All I can say is that there is definitely preferential treatment of some students over others there is not equality here and you better hope your child doesn't get bullied because the discipline at this school is extremely lenient. The principal does not take criticism very well and will not work with you if you even remotely question her policies. You will be ignored.

  • (6 years ago)

    The school is wonderful as is the principal the teachers and the families. The teachers enjoy teaching and it shows. The academic expectations are in-line with what we want for our children - they are strong. The assignments are challenging fun and rewarding. Yes parents do need to be involved. I'm not sure when or why that became a negative.

  • (8 years ago)

    Good school no one is sure of what their doing with the 4th and 5th grade exchanges and every time we turn around they ask for money and yet their computers are antiquated and we have to supply room supplies - where's the money go? No one knows. Definately not to class and teachers.

  • (8 years ago)

    Great small school. Amazing principal and staff. It's a nice atmosphere where everyone seems to know each other. Parents are very involved and care about the school. Teachers are experienced and caring. We're very happy with Oak Hills.

  • (9 years ago)

    The parents are very involved in this school. The school is very small and a great place to start your kids in school.

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