Best Public Schools in Lake Oswego, OR


Summary:

The city of Lake Oswego, Oregon is home to a high-performing school district, Lake Oswego School District 7J, which serves 12 schools across 7 elementary, 2 middle, and 3 high school campuses, as well as 1 alternative high school. This district is ranked 2nd out of 139 school districts in Oregon and is rated 5 stars out of 5 by SchoolDigger, making it an exceptional educational system for the community.

Several schools within the district stand out as top performers, including Westridge Elementary School, which is ranked 4th out of 706 Oregon elementary schools, and Lakeridge High School, which is ranked 21st out of 258 Oregon high schools. The district's middle schools, Lakeridge Middle School and Lake Oswego Middle School, also rank in the top 21 out of 380 Oregon middle schools, demonstrating the district's consistent excellence across all grade levels.

The schools in the Lake Oswego School District 7J significantly outperform the state averages in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science, with high school students at Lake Oswego Senior High School achieving 66.5% proficiency or better in ELA, compared to the state average of 46.2%. Additionally, the district's schools have relatively low free/reduced lunch rates, ranging from 2.34% at Westridge Elementary to 11.01% at River Grove Elementary, suggesting a relatively affluent student population. While the district's performance is exceptional overall, the data also suggests potential equity concerns, with the highest-performing schools having the lowest free/reduced lunch rates and student-teacher ratios, indicating that resources may not be evenly distributed across all schools.








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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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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