Okaw Valley Elementary School

7/10
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Grades
PK-4
Students
209
Type
Public
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Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Math
23%
State avg: 31%
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English
32%
State avg: 37%
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10/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
95%
Two or more races
4%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hispanic
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Black
<1%
Asian
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
12%
State avg: 12%
% of full time teachers who are certified
95%
State avg: 99%
Average teacher salary
$36,991
State avg: $57,356
Neighborhood
319 North Washington
Bethany, IL 61914
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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