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Kildeer Countryside Elementary School

Public | 1-5 | 510 students

 
 

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Posted July 1, 2013

After much research we moved to the area so my children could join this school, I am not disappointed. The facilities are amazing, the teaching staff are fabulous and the kids love it. it has just been awarded Blue Ribbon status - a nationally rated sign of its excellence.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 12, 2012

It is a conservative school that put my child on ADHD medication and ostracized him for being different. The principal was strict and difficult to deal with. BAD EXPERIENCE
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2011

Kildeer is a phenomenal school with superior teachers, high quality support staff, committed parents, varied programming and strong leadership. Both my children have had amazing experiences.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2009

This school is overrated and is always patting themselves on the back. The teachers are not experienced, do not work well with kids who are in the Special Education Program and provide little communication to the parents. My daughter who was in the district for only a year said the schoolwork was too easy and did not prepare them for High School. I would not recommend this particular school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 26, 2009

Kildeer is not a diverse school in teachers nor students as suggests one of the reviews. My child was very bored as I with the repeitiveness of their school work and lesson plans. The building itself was very nice as are the classrooms but found the entire experience very dissappointing. There is nothing spectacular about this school or its staff, except that Jewish holidays are observed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 20, 2007

This school has excellent programs. The students are diverse and the education is high class. It does help that the school is very well funded. Parents are extrememly involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2006

The school is great- the staff is wonderful. My little one is in the second grade and is learning so much. I would highly recommend the school to anyone.
—Submitted by a parent


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

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
100%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
95%
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

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
99%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
96%
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

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
98%

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 Students84%
Female79%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asian96%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Low incomen/a
Non-low income85%
Students with disabilities (IEP)70%
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students90%
Female92%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asian95%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Low incomen/a
Non-low income92%
Students with disabilities (IEP)90%
Students without disabilities91%
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 Students91%
Female88%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asian95%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Low incomen/a
Non-low income92%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students93%
Female95%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian89%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Low incomen/a
Non-low income93%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students99%
Female98%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asian94%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Low incomen/a
Non-low income99%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities99%
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 Students90%
Female85%
Male98%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Low incomen/a
Non-low income91%
Students with disabilities (IEP)27%
Students without disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students91%
Female88%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Low incomen/a
Non-low income91%
Students with disabilities (IEP)46%
Students without disabilities96%
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

Above average

Reading growth at this school

Above 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
White 74% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 17% 4%
Hispanic 4% 24%
Two or more races 4% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 18%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Long Grove, IL 60047
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