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Central A & M High School

Public | 9-12 | 278 students

 
 

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Posted October 12, 2009

Central A&M High School is an excellent school. The staff is very supportive and dedicated. The courses are challenging. My children will be well-prepared for college.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 28, 2009

This is the best high school ive ever went to! the education and the teachers are great, and i wouldn't want to go to any other high school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 10, 2008

Central A & M is a great small town school. We have some of the finest, most dedicated teachers! our sports are top notch and the raider spirit is always apparent! don't let this small school fool you, we are sending many well prepared young men and women into the world. Thank you to all the staff at cam for all your hard work and dedication to our students!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 25, 2008

Lack of discipline, no rules reinforced, lack of good guidence, no punishment, no separation of trouble causing students and rule following students. Over all a poorly run school for a small town.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
36%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
52%
Science

The state average for Science was 49% in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
51%
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 Students42%
Female43%
Male41%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White41%
Low income31%
Non-low income46%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities47%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students48%
Female54%
Male44%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White48%
Low income44%
Non-low income50%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities55%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students42%
Female36%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White41%
Low income38%
Non-low income44%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities49%
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

20

Graduation rate

83.1%


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 98% 51%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Black 0% 18%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 24%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Moweaqua, IL 62550
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