Oscoda Area High School

3550 East River Rd, Oscoda, MI 48750 | (989) 739-9121
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 464
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3 out of 5 | 8 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3550 E. River Road, Oscoda, MI 48750
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Neil Brady
  • Fax: (989) 739-1688
  • Website: www.oscodaschools.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Oscoda Area Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,687
  • Graduation Rate: 71.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.3
  • Enrolled Students: 1,354

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 464
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 22.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 248 (53.4%)
  • Females: 216 (46.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 54 (11.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 232 (50.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 286 (61.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Oscoda Area High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.6%
Black153.2%
Asian102.2%
Hispanic71.5%
White42992.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Oscoda Area High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade11725.2%
10th Grade10723.1%
11th Grade11424.6%
12th Grade12627.2%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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8 reviews for Oscoda Area High School

  • Reviewed by Student on October 21, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • im a senior, and this school sucks. they don't care about the kids. they don't offer necessary classes to graduate, or even to get into college. they don't allow you to be in the courses you need, and some aren't even offered. kids and teachers are treated like dirt, this school sucks, don't enroll your kids here, or they'll be failure junkies for life.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 27, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Mr. Neil Brady has not been the principal of the Oscoda High School since March 2009. He was fired while on medical leave.
  • Reviewed by Student on May 12, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Yeah, this school sucks. I'm in the top 10 of my clss and when my mother asked about foriegn language classes and college all they said was, "do what you need to do," in response to my mother's threatening to enroll me somewhere else and they hung-up on her! I can't wait to graduate! They're making things even more restricted and bringing the 8th graders to the high school (within the next few years), but Mrs. Beardsley is supposible being replaced. Just wait she'll probably get a raise. I swear she must have something on the Board.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 05, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The scheduling is awful!!! My child can't get the classes he needs. He wants to challenge himself and can't get the classes. The male counselor is useless. He is completely indifferent to our concerns.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 01, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My daughter wants to attend college but cannot get the classes she will need such as a forgein launage, she has 3 english classes, counsler isn't much help,
    How can these kids go up against the rest of michigans kids with better schools!
  • Reviewed by Former Student on October 05, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • WOW!!!!!!!!!!WHAT'S GOING ON AT THIS SCHOOL!!!!THINGS WERE ALOT DIFFERENT IN THE LATE 80'S. WE DIDN'T HAVE ALOT OF DISRECTING KIDS AND BULLING.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 08, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • There is alot of bullying, disrespect to teachers and students, the math curriculm is very confusing and does not prepare the child for college math. My daughter was afraid to go to school last year, very unhappy with this school!
  • Reviewed by Former Student on July 30, 2009
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This high school has had 4 principals in the last year and a half. Each principal is on a short leash, being micro-managed by the superintendent who is not a certified teacher and has no administrative experience in a school building supervising teachers.
    The teachers are fine, but terribly demoralized by the administration so that they appear to be uncared for by the school system..
    The curriculum is in flux all the time and students seem to be moved around a lot. There is a lot of bullying and many students are uneasy about being there and feel unsafe.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Oscoda Area High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MEAP and MME state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Social Studies Test
201069.4%69.4%72.8%
200969.4%69.4%71.1%
200869.2%69.2%72.4%
 

MME - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201034.7%34.7%50.4%
200939.8%39.8%49.3%
200843.8%43.8%46.2%
 
Reading Test
201053.1%53.1%65.2%
200954.3%54.3%59.9%
200866.4%66.4%61.9%
 
Science Test
201047.4%47.4%57.9%
200949.5%49.5%55.6%
200860.9%60.9%56.6%
 
Social Studies Test
201065.3%65.3%79.4%
200982.7%82.7%81.3%
200879.2%79.2%79.9%
 
Writing Test
201021.0%21.0%43.7%
200942.9%42.9%43.4%
200841.7%41.7%41.1%
 
English Language Arts Test
200949.0%49.0%52.1%
200855.1%55.1%52.3%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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