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Ledgewood Elementary School

Public | PK-3 | 470 students

 

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Posted May 13, 2010

Ledgewood is an incredible combination of academics and compassion. Every student receives the best chance for success.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 13, 2010

The staff, the principal, students and parents make Ledgewood the greatest community of learning that I have ever known!


Posted November 17, 2009

Ledgewood School is a K-3 school in a four school K-8 district that feeds into Hononegah High School. In my opinion, the community served by Ledgewood school is getting a wonderful return on its tax dollars the likes of which is rarely seen in the public education arena. Ledgewood is an example of dedicated teaching professionals and top-notch administrators working hand in hand with the community to deliver, in many ways, a better than private school education. The same can be said for Stonecreek School, the Kinnikinnick District's other K-3 school, located very near Ledgewood School. If you have kids in grades K-8, you can not go wrong with this District. The Kinnikinnick District is also served by the Roscoe PTO, for whom above and beyond the call of duty is routine. The Kinnikinnick District is K-8 public education at its best.
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Posted February 11, 2009

Ledgewood Elementary is an excellent school with a wonderful administration and staff. My daughter is in the 1st grade and sadly we have to leave the area. We will have a tough time finding a comparable school. Be thankful, if you are lucky enough to send your child/children here!
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Posted January 29, 2008

Ledgewood is a wonderful school with caring, respectful staff and administration. My three children have always recieved the best education and attention I felt possible.
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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 55% in 2013.

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2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
99%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

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2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
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

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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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 84% 51%
Hispanic 6% 24%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Black 2% 18%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Mr. Chad Etnyre

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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11685 Southgate Road
Roscoe, IL 61073
Phone: (815) 623-2118

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