North Clackamas School District

North Clackamas School District (NC12) serves more than 40 square miles and is located 7 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]

North Clackamas Schools
North Clackamas Schools Logo, 2012.jpeg
Location
Milwaukie, Oregon
United States
District information
TypePublic
GradesK-12
SuperintendentMatt Utterback
Schools33
Budget$129 million
Students and staff
Students17,260
Teachers767
Staff830
ColorsElectric Blue and Lime Green
Other information
Websitewww.nclack.k12.or.us

DemographicsEdit

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 ratioEdit

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

Student compositeEdit

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 schoolsEdit

Elementary Schools (K-5)Edit

  • Ardenwald
  • Bilquist
  • Beatrice Morrow Cannady
  • Verne Duncan
  • Happy Valley
  • Seth Lewelling
  • Linwood
  • Milwaukie
  • Mount Scott
  • Oak Grove
  • Oregon Trail
  • Riverside
  • Scouters Mountain
  • Spring Mountain
  • Sunnyside
  • View Acres
  • Lot Whitcomb

Magnet schoolsEdit

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

Middle Schools (6-8)Edit

  • Alder Creek Middle School
  • Happy Valley Middle School
  • Rock Creek Middle School
  • Wilber D. Rowe Middle School

High Schools (9-12)Edit

Professional Technical CenterEdit

High School ProgramsEdit

  • PACE (Parenting, Academics, Careers & Employment)

Charter schoolsEdit

Closed schoolsEdit

  • Milwaukie Junior High School (closed 2002)
  • Wichita Elementary School (closed 2010)
  • Campbell Elementary School (closed 2011)
  • Clackamas Elementary School (closed 2011)
  • Concord Elementary School (closed 2014)

School BoardEdit

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]

  • Libra Forde, Chair
  • Kathy Wai
  • Orlando Perez
  • Jena Beneloga
  • Tory McVay
  • Mitzi Bauer, Vice Chair
  • Steven Schroedl

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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" (PDF). North Clackamas School District. Retrieved 13 May 2012.
  4. ^ "North Clackamas School District 12 Statistics". Education.com.
  5. ^ Jones, Dick (2012). "2012 Annual Report" (PDF). North Clackamas School District. Retrieved 13 May 2012.
  6. ^ "Count of homeless students in Oregon school districts, 2008-2009" (PDF). The Oregonian. p. 6. Retrieved 2009-09-18.
  7. ^ "North Clackamas Schools: The Board of Directors". Retrieved August 30, 2019.

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