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Wiley Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 327 students

 

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Posted January 28, 2014

Hi am student from Wiley and we would love to tell you about our school. What I like most about Wiley Coyotes, there's always someone who can help you out those pupils are Marquis, Christly, Praise, Kelyan, Logan, Kristen, Emma, least bunt not least also Apriel. This 7 kids I would like to NOTIMATE, there smart, problem solvers, patient , sometimes have peace but they most of all they help everyone out when possible and when needed. Our school needs improvement because no one or no one school is PERFERCT our improvement is more money for Smart Board in every single classroom. Our headliner is Barbara Sartain. Our promise "At school each day we learn and play our hearts are TRUE our actions too. Were acting Safe hey, Resonsible hey, Respectful too hey the Wiley way hey!!! Wiley Coyotes


Posted August 12, 2013

My daughter attended Wiley kindergarten thru 5th grade and if I had to do over again I wouldn't. It used to score higher and it was the best that this town had to offer but it was never what I would call good. If I could have moved away so she could have gone to a better school before I would have done it. Or if I had realized how easy homeschooling could be I would have done that.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2010

The principal is wonderful, the teachers really care, and the learning environment is excellent!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2009

My son has a developmental disability and we have had a wonderful experience at Wiley with his special education team. They are caring people that are supportive of my son and have taken great care to guide him toward his true potential. He is doing so well and it is, in part, due to their amazing skill and compassion. I am an elementary school teacher also and, by comparison, can see very clearly that Wiley is a caring and involved school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 30, 2007

First off I want to say this is my sons first year in school and this school and his teacher has taught him alot of things. I wouldn't ask for a better school in Champaign/Urbana. Everyone is just so friendly and helpful with my child. My child has learned so many songs and so many different things. I never once thought that my child being in kindergarten would learn so much wonderful and helpful things. If I could rate this school 1-100 one being the worst and 100 being beyond good I would rate it a 101. Keep up the great work teachers and everyone else at Wiley Elementary school.
—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.

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.
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
89%
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

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
67%
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

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
60%

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 Students33%
Female31%
Male38%
Black13%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Low income27%
Not low income44%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students52%
Female50%
Male56%
Black31%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Low income46%
Not low income63%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities53%
English language learnersn/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 Students42%
Female27%
Male52%
Black16%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White62%
Low income24%
Not low income70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)8%
Students without disabilities51%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students53%
Female59%
Male48%
Black26%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Low income42%
Not low income70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)17%
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students70%
Female68%
Male71%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Low income55%
Not low income95%
Students with disabilities (IEP)58%
Students without disabilities73%
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 Students68%
Female74%
Male60%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial70%
Native Americann/a
White83%
Low income42%
Not low income100%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students72%
Female74%
Male70%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial60%
Native Americann/a
White89%
Low income58%
Not low income90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities80%
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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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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Math growth at this school

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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
Black 41% 18%
White 41% 51%
Two or more races 12% 3%
Hispanic 4% 24%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Barbara Sartain

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1602 South Anderson Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 384-3670

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