Thomas Paine Elementary School

4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
3
Grades
K-5
Students
312
Type
Public
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Academics
4/10
Test scores
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A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This means that most students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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Math
22%
State avg: 30%
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English
25%
State avg: 38%
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3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as many schools in the state.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
48%
Black
29%
Two or more races
13%
Hispanic
6%
Asian
4%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
289 :1
State avg: 432 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
33%
State avg: 12%
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Neighborhood
1801 James Cherry Dr
Urbana, IL 61802
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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