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Oak Forest Elementary

PUBLIC Optional

  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 521 Students
  • Methodology: International Baccalaureate
  • Languages Offered: Mandarin Chinese
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Extended Care: 6am – 6pm
  • Opened in 1994
  • International Primary Years Program offers a challenging and global curriculum
  • Integrates International Baccalaureate curriculum and technology tools to accelerate, clarify, and expand students' understanding of world cultures and international issues, as well as prepare them to succeed in a global community
  • All classrooms equipped with Interactive SmartBoards, document cameras, response clickers, listening centers and classroom computers
  • All students receive Mandarin Chinese instruction weekly
  • Extracurriculars: Chess Club, Zumba Classes, Sewing Club, Bible Club, and Taekwondo, Piano, Orff Music, Strings, Visual Arts, Library Media Center, Physical and Social Education, Mandarin Chinese, Computer Labs, Girls with Pearls, Boys in Ties, Honor Club, Peer Mediators, and Ambassadors
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Special Education: Functional Skills Class
  • Parent Involvement: PTO, volunteers

Enrollment Info

  • Students must be zoned to school or apply for transfer through Optional Process. See SCS Optional flyer for more details.
  • Application Requirements: For 2017-18 Optional attendance - Applicants should score at or above the 65th percentile in total and composite reading/math on either the Optional Schools admittance tests (1st and 2nd grade applicants) or the NWEA MAP tests (3rd-5th grade applicants). All applicants should have a B average or above in all academic subjects and satisfactory grades in special subjects, conduct, skills, behavior, and attendance with no more than 15 absences, tardies, or early dismissals.
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Diversity

  • Somewhat Diverse Economically79.5% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity

Performance

Achievement
40% -1.4% In 2015, 40% of students tested Proficient or Above
Growth
1 In 2015, the TVAAS Growth Score showed less than expected growth

Why are we still showing 2015 scores? Learn more in our Beware of 2016 Test Scores post. Visit the TN State Report Card for available 2016 scores.


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