Best Public Schools in Gladstone, OR


The city of Gladstone, Oregon is home to 4 schools serving students from elementary through high school, including 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. The schools in this Gladstone School District 115 show a mix of strong and improving performance, with Gladstone High School and John Wetten Elementary School standing out as top performers in the district.

John Wetten Elementary School is a standout, ranking 243 out of 706 Oregon elementary schools and earning a 3-star rating from SchoolDigger. The school outperforms state and district averages in English Language Arts and Mathematics proficiency for grades 3-5, and has a relatively low student-teacher ratio of 13.7. Meanwhile, Gladstone High School has seen significant improvement in its statewide ranking, moving from 181 out of 266 Oregon high schools in 2018-2019 to 90 out of 258 in 2022-2023, and outperforming the state average in 11th grade English Language Arts proficiency.

However, the district as a whole faces some equity concerns, with relatively high free and reduced lunch rates across the schools, ranging from 35.02% at Gladstone High School to 41.81% at John Wetten Elementary School. Additionally, while the elementary school excels in Math, the middle and high school struggle to meet state and district averages in Mathematics proficiency, indicating a need to focus on improving math education and support for students.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Oregon Department of Education.

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