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El Paso-Gridley High School

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Posted August 25, 2008

El Paso-Gridley High School is a great school that puts the students first. It's a safe atmosphere where you know that the teachers care for you. I'm an alum of the school and am glad that I got to grow up in a smaller school district where I could find caring friends in the teachers as well as the other students. (Not to say that being friends with teachers will get you out of trouble. =0 )


Posted July 25, 2008

yes i think this school is bad it dosen't ensure safety regulations bad teaching and not enough attention for kids that struggle in school personally this school should be shut down
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 27, 2008

Coaches still coach with class. Admistrators abide by rules and common sense. Grade school students intiate hugs from principals, children come first always.
—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.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 49% in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
54%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science. The PSAE 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.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students45%
Female48%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Low income27%
Not low income52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students53%
Female60%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White54%
Low income43%
Not low income56%
Students with disabilities (IEP)9%
Students without disabilities58%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students53%
Female55%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Low income40%
Not low income59%
Students with disabilities (IEP)18%
Students without disabilities58%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science. The PSAE 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.

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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Average ACT score

21

Graduation rate

86.6%


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

2 This rating is based on composite ACT scores and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2012-13.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 94% 51%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Black 1% 18%
Hispanic 1% 24%
Two or more races 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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600 North Elm Street
El Paso, IL 61738
Phone: (309) 527-4415

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