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Springfield School District 186

GreatSchools Rating: 4 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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1900 West Monroe St
Springfield, IL 62704
Sangamon County
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PH: (217) 525-3002

  • Grades PK-12
  • 14,972 students
  • 37 schools

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 ISAT Results

 
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 53% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 59% (2007)
 60% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

Math
 48% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 77% (2007)
 80% (2006)
The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 47% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 63% (2007)
 62% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

Science
 66% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 70% (2007)
 71% (2006)
The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

Math
 53% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 76% (2007)
 75% (2006)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 45% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 57% (2007)
 57% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

Math
 50% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 74% (2007)
 70% (2006)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 47% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 62% (2007)
 64% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

Math
 51% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 68% (2007)
 64% (2006)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 47% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 62% (2007)
 61% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

Science
 69% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 70% (2007)
 72% (2006)
The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

Math
 49% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 65% (2007)
 65% (2006)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 49% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 69% (2007)
 70% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 67% (2007)
 65% (2006)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science.
  • The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Illinois: An Overview

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 ISAT Results by Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students53%
Female56%
Male50%
Black37%
Asian78%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial55%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Low income43%
Non-low income70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)18%
Students without disabilities61%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)10%

MathThis District
All Students48%
Female45%
Male51%
Black30%
Asian83%
Hispanic48%
Multiracial44%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Low income36%
Non-low income69%
Students with disabilities (IEP)21%
Students without disabilities55%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)20%
Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students47%
Female51%
Male44%
Black30%
Asian86%
Hispanic43%
Multiracial51%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Low income37%
Non-low income66%
Students with disabilities (IEP)16%
Students without disabilities56%

ScienceThis District
All Students66%
Female67%
Male65%
Black48%
Asian91%
Hispanic70%
Multiracial70%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Low income58%
Non-low income81%
Students with disabilities (IEP)40%
Students without disabilities73%

MathThis District
All Students53%
Female54%
Male51%
Black36%
Asian96%
Hispanic48%
Multiracial54%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Low income43%
Non-low income70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)23%
Students without disabilities61%
Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students45%
Female48%
Male42%
Black26%
Asian72%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial50%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Low income35%
Non-low income66%
Students with disabilities (IEP)10%
Students without disabilities54%

MathThis District
All Students50%
Female51%
Male50%
Black32%
Asian76%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial47%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Low income42%
Non-low income68%
Students with disabilities (IEP)16%
Students without disabilities59%
Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students47%
Female53%
Male42%
Black27%
Asian67%
Hispanic55%
Multiracial56%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Low income36%
Non-low income68%
Students with disabilities (IEP)16%
Students without disabilities54%

MathThis District
All Students51%
Female54%
Male47%
Black31%
Asian87%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial56%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White66%
Low income41%
Non-low income69%
Students with disabilities (IEP)16%
Students without disabilities59%
Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students47%
Female54%
Male39%
Black29%
Asian85%
Hispanic45%
Multiracial50%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Low income35%
Non-low income67%
Students with disabilities (IEP)13%
Students without disabilities54%

ScienceThis District
All Students69%
Female74%
Male63%
Black52%
Asian100%
Hispanic65%
Multiracial70%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Low income61%
Non-low income83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)31%
Students without disabilities77%

MathThis District
All Students49%
Female53%
Male45%
Black32%
Asian71%
Hispanic53%
Multiracial48%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Low income40%
Non-low income64%
Students with disabilities (IEP)12%
Students without disabilities57%
Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students49%
Female55%
Male43%
Black30%
Asian75%
Hispanic50%
Multiracial50%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Low income36%
Non-low income70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)10%
Students without disabilities56%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female49%
Male45%
Black30%
Asian88%
Hispanic41%
Multiracial47%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Low income36%
Non-low income64%
Students with disabilities (IEP)12%
Students without disabilities54%
Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science.
  • The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Illinois: An Overview

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 PSAE Results

 
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 11

Reading
 43% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 43% (2010)
 49% (2009)
 46% (2008)
 48% (2007)
 49% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

Science
 37% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 38% (2011)
 41% (2010)
 38% (2009)
 41% (2008)
 42% (2007)
 39% (2006)
The state average for Science was 49% in 2013.

Math
 38% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 39% (2010)
 39% (2009)
 43% (2008)
 43% (2007)
 41% (2006)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science.
  • The PSAE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Illinois: An Overview

See Illinois' state standards

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 PSAE Results by Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students43%
Female46%
Male40%
Black18%
Asian70%
Hispanic43%
Multiracial52%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Low income26%
Non-low income58%
Students with disabilities (IEP)12%
Students without disabilities48%

ScienceThis District
All Students37%
Female34%
Male41%
Black14%
Asian80%
Hispanic50%
Multiracial40%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White51%
Low income22%
Non-low income52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
Students without disabilities42%

MathThis District
All Students38%
Female38%
Male39%
Black17%
Asian90%
Hispanic57%
Multiracial36%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White51%
Low income21%
Non-low income54%
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%
Students without disabilities43%
Source: IL State Board of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science.
  • The PSAE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Illinois: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
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EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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