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Carol Moseley Braun School

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Posted March 21, 2014

This school is lacking in computer skills for there students. The majority of the students can't read. You don't really have programs for students who are doing well they are not being challenged. My child has had only 2 computer classes all year. The teachers are not computer literate and spend most of there time with disciplines issues..
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 7, 2008

Carol Moseley Braun values its teachers, students, and parents. The principal leadership and administrative staff are excellent. The school is always clean on the inside and well maintained on the outside. My daughter has attended this school since the 1st grade, she is now in 4th grade. Unfortunately the school only goes up to the 5th grade, but we have one more great year to look forward to! Keep up the good work CMB!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 2, 2008

it is excellent to my children to be in this school good teachers finally got back on track and take good care of my 5th grader and she is a diabetic
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 30, 2008

My daughter and I both love this school. My baby is now going to the second grade and she can't wait for school to begin. Because of her excitement her little sister can't wait to go to her school as well. Ms. Hayes is a wonderful principal, I personally wish this school continued to the 8th grade. I will have to find a school that's as wonderful as carol Moseley Braun....which happens to a relative.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 10, 2007

I read the commment about this school having 'bad' teachers. This is farthest from the truth!!!! I can't believe this statement! Just look at their isat scores! May not be the best but they are improving. They have wonderful teachers: Ms. Wilson, Ms. Nawracaji, Ms. Odaniel, Ms. Lewis, Ms. Ojermark, Ms. Kasal, Ms. Lipsey, Ms. Greaves, Mr. Morton, Mrs. Westmoreland, Ms. Myles, Mr. Gardner, Ms. Ivy, Ms. Scott, and Ms. Quinn! Just ask the students! They have the best principle...Ms. Hayes!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 2, 2007

Bad teachers and a worser staff! The teachers try thier best like Mrs. Quinn and Mrs.Greaves! They are very supportive! They jsut cant do that much without a staff suporting them like they should be!
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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 55% in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
68%
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

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
55%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
48%

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

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
59%

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

All Students26%
Female26%
Male26%
Black25%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income26%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students43%
Female50%
Male37%
Black43%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income43%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities45%
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 Students28%
Female32%
Male25%
Black28%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income28%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities29%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students40%
Female50%
Male31%
Black39%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income40%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities45%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students50%
Female61%
Male41%
Black49%
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 disabilities55%
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 Students29%
Female42%
Male20%
Black29%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income29%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities29%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students29%
Female38%
Male23%
Black29%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income29%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities29%
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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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

Below 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
Black 96% 18%
Hispanic 3% 24%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
White 0% 51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Mrs. Jamie Hayes

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Calumet City, IL 60409
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