North Clackamas School District

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North Clackamas Schools
North Clackamas Schools Logo, 2012.jpeg
Type and location
Type Public
Grades K-12
Country United States
Location Milwaukie, Oregon
District information
Superintendent Matt Utterback
Schools 33
Budget $129 million
Students and staff
Students 17,260
Teachers 767
Staff 830
Colors Electric Blue and Lime Green
Other information
Website www.nclack.k12.or.us

North Clackamas School District (NC12) serves more than 40 square miles and is located 12 miles from downtown Portland. Included are the incorporated cities of Milwaukie, Happy Valley, and Johnson City, parts of Damascus, and the neighborhoods of Oak Grove, Concord, Clackamas, Sunnyside, Mount Scott, Southgate, and Carver. The North Clackamas School District 12 spends $8,053 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 59% on instruction, 38% on support services, and 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures.[1]

Demographics[edit]

The North Clackamas School District 12 had a grades 9-12 dropout rate of 4% in 2008. The national grades 9-12 dropout rate in 2007 was 4.4%. In the North Clackamas School District 12, 13% of students have an IEP (Individualized Education Program). An IEP is a written plan for students eligible for special needs services. The North Clackamas School District 12 serves 14% English Language Learners (ELL). ELL students are in the process of acquiring and learning English Language skills.[2]

Student enrollment[3][edit]

Year 2007-2008 2008-2009 2010-2011 2011-2012
Total 17,569 17,508 17,508 17,260
English Learners 2,134 2,118 2,060 1,939
Special Education 1,995 2,096 2,259 2,402
Free & Reduced-Price Lunch 5,594 6,107 7,325 7,612

Student-teacher ratio[edit]

The North Clackamas School District 12 has 20 students for every full-time equivalent teacher, with the OR state average being 19 students per full-time equivalent teacher.[4]

Student composite[edit]

Some students are in more than one category.[5]

Year 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2011-2012
Total 17,569 17,508 17,508 17,260
Hispanic/Latino/Spanish  ?  ?  ? 2,736
Asian/Pacific Islander 1,399 1,441 1,344 1,835
EuroAmerican/White 12,729 12,673 14,780 14,815
African American/Black 510 550 679 680
American Indian/Alaska Native 285 302 954 1,007
Russian/Ukrainian/East European 413 925 925 1,128

In the 2010-11 school year, the district had 344 students classified as homeless by the Department of Education, or 2% of students in the district.[6]

List of schools[edit]

Elementary schools (K-5)[edit]

  • Ardenwald
  • Bilquist
  • Concord
  • Verne Duncan
  • Happy Valley
  • Lewelling
  • Linwood
  • Milwaukie
  • Mount Scott
  • Oak Grove
  • Oregon Trail
  • Scouters Mountain
  • Spring Mountain
  • Sunnyside
  • View Acres
  • Whitcomb

Magnet schools[edit]

  • El Puente Bilingual
  • Sojourner (Multiple Intelligences)
  • Riverside (Bilingual Program)

Middle schools (6-8)[edit]

  • Alder Creek Middle School
  • Happy Valley Middle School
  • Rock Creek Middle School
  • Rowe Middle School

High schools (9-12)[edit]

Professional Technical Center[edit]

High School Programs[edit]

  • PACE (Parenting, Academics, Careers & Employment)

Charter schools[edit]

Closed Schools[edit]

  • Campbell Elementary school (closed 2011)

Concord Elementary School (Closed 2014)

The School Board[edit]

The North Clackamas School District Board of Directors consists of seven local citizens, elected at large for four-year terms. The Board’s responsibility is to represent the community in giving direction and developing policies for the operation of the district, establishing educational goals and objectives, adopting a budget to carry out the programs of the district, and evaluating the programs of the district. The District Superintendent is Matt Utterback.

The current board of directors consists of:[7]

  • Vivian Scott, Chair
  • Rein Vaga, Vice-Chair
  • Trisha Claxton, Director
  • Sam Gillispie, Director
  • Cheryl Meyers, Director
  • Linda Moraga, Director
  • Kyle Walker, Director

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "North Clackamas School District 12 Statistics". Education.com. Retrieved 13 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "North Clackamas School District 12 Statistics". Education.com. Retrieved 13 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Jones, Dick (2012). "2012 Annual Report". North Clackamas School District. Retrieved 13 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "North Clackamas School District 12 Statistics". Education.com. 
  5. ^ Jones, Dick (2012). "2012 Annual Report". North Clackamas School District. Retrieved 13 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Count of homeless students in Oregon school districts, 2008-2009". The Oregonian. p. 6. Retrieved 2009-09-18. 
  7. ^ "North Clackamas Schools: The Board of Directors". Retrieved 13 May 2012. 

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