Opportunity Center is located in Eugene, OR and is one of 8 high schools in Eugene School District 4j. It is a alt. school that serves 159 students in grades 9-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
Opportunity Center did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Oregon in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Opportunity Center's test results to learn more about school performance.
Josie Triplett: @ former student.
I just graduated from Opportunity Center this year.
So maybe you should shhhhh I never have & never will be homeless.
I love my OC family.
by a Former Student
on Aug 11, 2011
cindy stephenson: It was a wonderful school with great students when I was there. The first class to graduate in 1984 . The school was by South Eugene High and now it is a homeless shelter.. Great..!!
by a Former Student
on Feb 10, 2011
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Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Opportunity Center had 79% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Oregon had 49% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Eugene SD 4J spends $9,854 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 59% on instruction, 38% on support services, 3% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Eugene SD 4J District
In 2011, Opportunity Center had 27 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Oregon average is 20 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in reading and math in grades 3 through 8 and 10, and in writing in grades 4, 7 and 10.
How is it Scored?
Students are scored at one of five levels: exceeds, meets, nearly meets, low, or very low. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed the state standards. All scores >95% are reported as 96% and scores <5% are reported as 4%.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Oregon, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 OAKS Results for all subjects tested.more...