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The Wheatlands Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 684 students

 
 

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5 stars


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6 reviews of this school


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Posted October 4, 2010

it's a great school ,excellent arrangements,and profisional managment.teachers are involved,and the secretary service it's just perfect
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 20, 2010

We could not be any happier with this school. The principal and teachers are great! My daughter absolutely loves it!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 15, 2009

This school is great. I love the teachers and staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 31, 2008

This is a wonderful school. Starting with the principal and the teachers and including the secretaries. Everyone is very helpful and professional.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 16, 2006

We have had at least one child at this school since the first day and have loved it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2005

We moved mid year, my daughter started K, the school, teachers, and parents were all wonderful and welcoming. My son started school the next year, I then had two children in school and felt super about the education and care that was being taught and given. Super library/reading center! Great GYM. suuper playground!
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
89%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
94%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
93%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students79%
Female82%
Male77%
Black55%
Asian94%
Hispanic55%
Multiracial80%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Low income36%
Non-low income89%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities83%
English language learners23%

Reading

All Students75%
Female82%
Male69%
Black36%
Asian94%
Hispanic45%
Multiracial60%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Low income32%
Non-low income85%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities79%
English language learners23%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

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.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students81%
Female77%
Male84%
Black87%
Asian92%
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Low income48%
Non-low income90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)43%
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students72%
Female73%
Male71%
Black67%
Asian88%
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Low income52%
Non-low income77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)29%
Students without disabilities76%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students93%
Female89%
Male96%
Black100%
Asian100%
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Low income78%
Non-low income97%
Students with disabilities (IEP)64%
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

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.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students88%
Female86%
Male91%
Black79%
Asian100%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Low income68%
Non-low income96%
Students with disabilities (IEP)62%
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students78%
Female74%
Male83%
Black64%
Asian100%
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Low income48%
Non-low income89%
Students with disabilities (IEP)33%
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

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.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 63% 51%
Asian 15% 4%
Black 9% 18%
Hispanic 8% 23%
Two or more races 6% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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2290 Barrington Dr
Aurora, IL 60503
Phone: (630) 636-3679

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