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Hanover Countryside Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 439 students

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Posted October 14, 2009

Hanover Countryside has great teachers who are dedicated to helping each child get a valuable education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 5, 2007

What a wonderful school the staff are just great teachers. My son who has been going to this school for three years just loves it. He has special needs, speech and special education, these teachers are wonderful. Thank you for all the hard work that you do. Geraldine Miller
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Posted November 29, 2006

I praise all the staff at Hanover Countryside. They have done a wonderful job with my children and we continue to see their education and life skills growth everyday! Thanks a million on the continued Reading development! Mrs. Schroeder
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Posted June 1, 2004

I am very happy with the teachers and staff of Hanover Countryside. My children love to go to school-they actually get mad if they have to miss because they are sick. Thanks, Hanover Countryside-for keeping my children interested in school!
—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.
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
80%
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

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
75%
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

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
97%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
84%
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

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
93%
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 Students57%
Female56%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asian69%
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Low income48%
Non-low income71%
Students with disabilities (IEP)60%
Students without disabilities56%
English language learners30%

Reading

All Students50%
Female69%
Male35%
Blackn/a
Asian69%
Hispanic32%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White54%
Low income41%
Non-low income64%
Students with disabilities (IEP)30%
Students without disabilities53%
English language learners15%
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 Students58%
Female50%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asian92%
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Low income40%
Non-low income80%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities61%
English language learners23%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students52%
Female57%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asian75%
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White57%
Low income43%
Non-low income63%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities54%
English language learners31%
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students82%
Female75%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White87%
Low income72%
Non-low income93%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities82%
English language learners46%
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 Students79%
Female78%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asian86%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Low income75%
Non-low income82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students66%
Female62%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asian86%
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Low income47%
Non-low income82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities70%
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 Students65%
Female72%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Low income52%
Non-low income81%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities69%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students60%
Female74%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asian85%
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Low income48%
Non-low income76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities65%
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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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

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 39% 51%
Hispanic 35% 24%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 19% 4%
Black 3% 18%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Music teacher(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Art teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Nurse(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
Speech and language therapist(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra

Language learning

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered
  • Spanish
Foreign languages taught
  • Dual Language Two Way Spanish Immersion
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Languages supported by ESL/ELL programs
  • Spanish
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Gym
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")

Gifted & talented

Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 8:30 am
School end time
  • 2:30 pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school: ends at 6:00 p.m.
  • Before school: starts at 6:00 a.m.
School Leader's name
  • Mr. Harold Shepherd
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Gender
  • Coed
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (630) 213-6133

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

Don't understand these terms?
  • Core knowledge
  • Direct instruction
  • Individually guided instruction
  • Multi-aged
  • Standards-based
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • Spanish
Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages taught
  • Dual Language Two Way Spanish Immersion
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Languages supported by ESL/ELL programs
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
  • Counseling
  • Remediation
  • Tutoring
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Music room
  • Playground
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • Chess and Battle of the Books
Girls sports
  • Chess and Battle of the Books

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • None
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • None
Media arts
  • None

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Book/reading club
  • Chess club
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer in the classroom
More from this school
  • We are committed to being the best school in the district. We currently have the best attendance rate! We also work diligently to help every student meet their highest potential.
School leaders can update this information here.

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What are your chances?


10 out of 10students were accepted for the 2013-2014 school year.


Students accepted for the 2013-2014 school year
5
Applications received for the 2013-2014 school year
5

Planning ahead

Students typically attend these schools after graduating
Canton Middle School
Streamwood High School
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6 S Bartlett Rd
Streamwood, IL 60107
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Phone: (630) 213-5560

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