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Paul Revere Intermediate School

Public | 4-5 | 220 students

 

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Posted February 27, 2009

Every worker helps and disiplin the students very well
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 9, 2008

My child finished his first year at this school. Overall I am very pleased with his expereince. There is significant focus on math and language skills. The principal is very active in working on building a school community with afterschool activities that parents can join in. I am excited for him to return for 5th grade.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 31, 2007

I think that Paul Revere is a good school so far I seen they are really concern about the students and their learning and getting attention on their level to bring them up to another level
—Submitted by a parent


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About these ratings

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 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
66%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
57%
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

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
67%
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 Students47%
Female43%
Male49%
Black29%
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income48%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)17%
Students without disabilities52%
English language learners33%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students43%
Female49%
Male37%
Black32%
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income44%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities51%
English language learners22%
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students67%
Female74%
Male62%
Black55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income69%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)39%
Students without disabilities72%
English language learners50%
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 Students45%
Female47%
Male42%
Black25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Low income45%
Non-low income43%
Students with disabilities (IEP)20%
Students without disabilities51%
English language learners7%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students43%
Female55%
Male31%
Black28%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White64%
Low income41%
Non-low income50%
Students with disabilities (IEP)15%
Students without disabilities49%
English language learners0%
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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How schools in the state rate:

26%
of schools in the state are Below average
46%
of schools in the state are Average
28%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Average

Reading growth at this school

Below Average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 ISAT results from the state of Illinois.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 value table growth scores from the state of Illinois.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 63% 24%
Black 25% 18%
White 10% 51%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr. Carl Gmazel

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12331 Gregory Street
Blue Island, IL 60406
Phone: (708) 385-4450

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