Charter elementary schools in Oklahoma City: What are this year's top rated and most improved?

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By Hoodline - Published on August 27, 2019.

How do the charter elementary schools in Oklahoma City stack up?

We analyzed newly released data from Niche.com — including comprehensive report cards, rankings and reviews — to find out how schools in your area are performing and which have made the biggest leaps over the past year.

John W. Rex Charter Elementary School's overall rating improved the most among similar schools in Oklahoma City, rising from a B to an A, according to data from Niche.

For the 2019-2020 school year, the school, located at 500 W. Sheridan, enrolls 446 students. John W. Rex Charter Elementary School serves a diverse population: 41% of students identify as white, 24% identify as black and 18% identify as Hispanic. Niche graded the school an A- for academics (on an A-D scale).

The overall ranking comes from Niche's proprietary algorithms. A school's ranking might change due to many factors, including the relative rankings of similar schools and whether a school gained or lost peers due to openings or closings. Other numbers come from current public data from the U.S. government.

Academically, 52% of John W. Rex Charter Elementary School's students scored as proficient or above in math, and 52% did so in reading. That's compared to city averages of 30% in math and 28% in reading.

While some charter elementary schools in Oklahoma City are moving up the ranks, others are consistently top-rated overall, including:

  • Dove Science Academy Elementary School, with an overall rating of B+.
  • Hupfeld Academy/Western Village, with a B- rating overall.

Want more of the latest intel on Oklahoma City schools? Hoodline also analyzed the latest Niche ratings for the city's public middle schools.

This story was created automatically using data from Niche.com, then reviewed by an editor before publication. Click here for more about how and why Hoodline is automating local news. Got thoughts about what we're doing? Go here to share your feedback.

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