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Nathan Hale Intermediate

Public | 4-5 | 199 students

 

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Posted September 23, 2010

The principal is very involved and the teachers really care about the students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 29, 2006

The faculty and staff are very hard-working. My child has recieved a lot of attention here. I am disappointed by the lack of parent involvement though.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2003

I have not had any problems with the teachers or anything. My son is getting a very good education. So far, so good.
—Submitted by a parent


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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

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
69%
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

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
83%
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 Students46%
Female33%
Male59%
Black36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White62%
Low income40%
Non-low income56%
Students with disabilities (IEP)29%
Students without disabilities48%
English language learners10%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students55%
Female49%
Male61%
Black65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Low income49%
Non-low income65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)29%
Students without disabilities58%
English language learners15%
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students74%
Female67%
Male82%
Black56%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Low income71%
Non-low income79%
Students with disabilities (IEP)43%
Students without disabilities78%
English language learners40%
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 Students31%
Female40%
Male22%
Black10%
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Low income22%
Non-low income53%
Students with disabilities (IEP)6%
Students without disabilities37%
English language learners8%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students45%
Female48%
Male42%
Black29%
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White64%
Low income38%
Non-low income63%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
Students without disabilities52%
English language learners17%
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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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 35% 23%
White 33% 51%
Black 29% 18%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian 1% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 3%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • James Duggan

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Crestwood, IL 60445
Phone: (708) 385-6110

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