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Lindop Elementary School

Public | PK-8 | 515 students

 

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Posted August 1, 2013

I'm most certainly, definitely, a proud parent at Lindop school. I have experienced every grade level. My children are intelligent.They have dynamic teachers starting from pre k. Mrs.Scoenhider is the best. She has impacted my childrens lives forever. With her indent in thier educational experience each spending two years in her class. Mrs. Regina Awsome teacher and "second mom" my children love her. Mrs. Kaduah, JUST AWSOME.We love her. Mrs. Mills wonderful. I could go on and on. The teachers really care about the end results of their students.Like I said earlier I have some pretty intelligent children and I give Lindop 50% of the credit.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2010

I have been involved with this school for 15 years, now, having had 2 children already graduate and 1 who is just about to. All I have to say is 'Thank God I am almost out of there!' But before I go, I wanted to give a huge thank you to the four teachers there who deserve my utmost respect and thanks: Mrs. Kelly, who is the kindest and most effective teacher I know; Ms. Johnson, a fantastic teacher and wonderful woman; Mr. Novy, also a great teacher; and Ms.Cannon, a wise and fine lady. Thank you so much for all of your dedication and hard work. I hope that anyone who is new to Lindop and has just embarked on their child's education there, will have the good fortune to cross your paths. Other than that, good riddance!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 23, 2009

I think this school needs some serious Help....in every way possible. The administration/staff/board of education is awful! I would not recommend this school to any parent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 22, 2007

Lindop is an excellent school for any child. They have dynamic pre-kindergarden-8th grade curricula. There pre-kindergarten program, teacher and paraprofessional are in tuned with the children and their needs. Two of my three children completed their education at Lindop. There after school programs are exceptional, they have participated in Math Olympics, Spanish Club, Art Clubs, and the general athletics programs which included: Basketball (girls and boys), Co-ed Soccer, Volleyball, and Cheerleading. Excellence is their standards and they strive to excel beyond AYP. It is a public school with private school results! Parent of two children, class of 2005 and 2007
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2007

'Both my children have gone to Lindop Elementary School since they were five years old. Lindop is a school where the children come first. Each child is encouraged to do their personnel best to be excellence in everything they do. The teachers are highly skilled and work hard to bring out the best in each child. The Principle brings a wealth of knowledge and knows each child by name. She is a great example of a leader and make learning fun for the students. Thank you Lindop for bringing out the best in my children and giving them the encouragement and confidence they need to go out into the world! '
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2006

Lindop is a great school and is steadily improving. Scores are up and the administration truly cares about the kids. They have plenty of extracurricular activities such as basketball, volleyball, soccer, and band. They also have Friday Clubs; drama, poetry, etc. Additionally, Lindop has homework help after school. They even have a homework hotline to get homework assignments! The parental involvement is great. The PTSO has many activities and programs throughout the year and Market Day is a big fundraiser for the school.
—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

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
73%

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

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
61%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
54%
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

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
54%
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

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
81%
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

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
74%
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

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
84%

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 Students26%
Female21%
Male30%
Black22%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income22%
Not low income40%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students41%
Female47%
Male37%
Black39%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income36%
Not low income60%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities44%
English language learnersn/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 Students34%
Female33%
Male34%
Black27%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income24%
Not low income62%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students39%
Female39%
Male39%
Black34%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income36%
Not low income46%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students70%
Female61%
Male76%
Black70%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income74%
Not low income62%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities72%
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 Students46%
Female58%
Male35%
Black47%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income50%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities53%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students54%
Female63%
Male45%
Black53%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income53%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities62%
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 Students42%
Female46%
Male39%
Black38%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income35%
Not low income56%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities46%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students49%
Female50%
Male48%
Black46%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income49%
Not low income50%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities54%
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 Students53%
Female54%
Male52%
Black60%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income49%
Not low income63%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities55%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students59%
Female54%
Male63%
Black65%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income54%
Not low income69%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities62%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students75%
Female75%
Male74%
Black70%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income74%
Not low income75%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities79%
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 Students52%
Female69%
Male33%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income49%
Not low income62%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities61%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students59%
Female76%
Male41%
Black59%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income56%
Not low income69%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities67%
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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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
Black 81% 18%
Hispanic 15% 24%
Two or more races 2% 3%
White 2% 51%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Dr. Sonya Spaulding

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2400 South 18th Avenue
Broadview, IL 60155
Phone: (708) 345-3110

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