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Sunnydale Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 385 students

 

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Posted April 18, 2009

This school is trying its hardest to help the students improve achievement. While participation from the teachers isn't the greatest, neither is the participation from the families. This school really cares about its students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 12, 2006

Most children are instructed below-grade level and teachers are not provided with necessary teaching tools. Discipline and structure are lax. Although there are some good teachers here, the over-all quality of instruction is poor. Children who leave to attend public education find themselves well below level and many are retained or put in remedial courses.Priorities are not uniform and too much time is spent off task in some classrooms.Teachers cannot meet the real needs of the children. This is not a school for any child seeking to advance his academics.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 21, 2006

My son said that this school has bad teachers and alot of bullying is going on.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2005

This is a very nice school for the neighborhood. I would have liked to have more events planned to get to know the teachers. I thought that it was great that there was a pet rabbit that all of the students knew. Apparently he would visit different classes on different days.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 6, 2005

i think the bi-lingual classes are a joke...these children should be speaking english before being allowed to enroll..it creates split grade classes and overcrowding.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2004

This school has been a big disappointment. It is probably fine for most kids but our second grader needs accelerated learning opportunities which have not been available.
—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.

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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

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
54%
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

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
61%
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

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
73%
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

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
85%

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

All Students55%
Female56%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Low income53%
Non-low income60%
Students with disabilities (IEP)40%
Students without disabilities58%
English language learners39%

Reading

All Students55%
Female63%
Male44%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Low income58%
Non-low income47%
Students with disabilities (IEP)30%
Students without disabilities60%
English language learners39%
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 Students71%
Female65%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Low income61%
Non-low income100%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities70%
English language learners27%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students56%
Female44%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income48%
Non-low income75%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities55%
English language learners0%
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students77%
Female69%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income72%
Non-low income92%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities77%
English language learners18%
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 Students49%
Female57%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income44%
Non-low income60%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students54%
Female71%
Male31%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income44%
Non-low income80%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities67%
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 Students64%
Female64%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income54%
Non-low income92%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learners10%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students41%
Female50%
Male33%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income36%
Non-low income54%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities44%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 69% 23%
White 20% 51%
Asian 7% 4%
Black 2% 18%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Denise Lockwald

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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Streamwood, IL 60107
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