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Analysis: 84 percent of Carpentersville students fail annual tests

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By Local Labs News Service | Dec 11, 2017

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Academic results data released recently reveals 16 percent of Carpentersville Middle School students are considered on track for the next grade level, according to a Kane County Reporter analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.

The end-of-year tests known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, are administered to third- through eighth-graders in Illinois, testing them in reading and math based on Common Core standards. A composite score combines the results of the subject tests.

Composite scores for Carpentersville Middle School show about 16 percent met expectations and 0.9 percent exceeded them. Students whose results are in either category passed the tests and are considered prepared for the next grade level, college or work.

Another 24 percent approached expectations, 33 percent partially met expectations and 26 percent did not meet expectations. Students who scored in these categories are not ready for the next level of schooling, according to the test.

Test results at Carpentersville Middle School, which enrolled 1,224 students in 2017, fell below state averages.

Statewide, 34 percent of students passed the test and 66 percent failed.

Of students statewide who passed, only five percent 'exceeded' expectations.

Carpentersville Middle School's scores over 3 years

Year
Passed
Failed
2017
16.4%
83.6%
2016
20.3%
79.7%
2015
27.2%
72.8%

How Kane County schools' scores compare

School
City
County
Passed
Failed
Prairie Knolls Middle School
Elgin
Kane
62.1%
37.9%
Central Middle School
Burlington
Kane
61.6%
38.4%
Hinckley-Big Rock Middle School
Big Rock
Dekalb
57.7%
42.3%
Haines Middle School
St Charles
Kane
54.2%
45.8%
Eastview Middle School
Bartlett
Kane
51.8%
48.2%
Geneva Middle School South
Geneva
Kane
51.8%
48.2%
Wredling Middle School
St Charles
Kane
51.4%
48.6%
Geneva Middle School North
Geneva
Kane
51.2%
48.8%
Thompson Middle School
St Charles
Kane
45%
55.0%
Sam Rotolo Middle School
Batavia
Kane
42.8%
57.2%
Kenyon Woods Middle School
South Elgin
Kane
42.8%
57.2%
Dundee Middle School
Dundee
Kane
41.9%
58.1%
Harter Middle School
Sugar Grove
Kane
37%
63.0%
Hampshire Middle School
Hampshire
Kane
36.4%
63.6%
Jewel Middle School
North Aurora
Kane
27.3%
72.7%
Washington Middle School
Aurora
Kane
21.5%
78.5%
Jefferson Middle School
Aurora
Kane
21.1%
78.9%
Herget Middle School
Aurora
Kane
21%
79.0%
Larsen Middle School
Elgin
Kane
20.2%
79.8%
Abbott Middle School
Elgin
Kane
18.5%
81.5%
Kimball Middle School
Elgin
Kane
17.6%
82.4%
Ellis Middle School
Elgin
Kane
17.4%
82.6%
Carpentersville Middle School
Carpentersville
Kane
16.4%
83.6%
C. F. Simmons Middle School
Aurora
Kane
12.1%
87.9%
Henry W. Cowherd Middle School
Aurora
Kane
9.5%
90.5%
K. D. Waldo Middle School
Aurora
Kane
7.5%
92.5%

Top 20 Illinois schools' scores

School
City
County
Passed
Failed
Daniel Wright Junior High School
Lincolnshire
Lake
81.7%
18.3%
Wood Oaks Junior High School
Northbrook
Cook
80.1%
19.9%
Butler Junior High School
Oak Brook
Dupage
79.9%
20.1%
Marie Murphy School
Wilmette
Cook
79.3%
20.7%
Hickory Creek Middle School
Frankfort
Will
79%
21.0%
Kennedy Junior High School
Lisle
Dupage
77.5%
22.5%
Maple School
Northbrook
Cook
76.6%
23.4%
Alan B. Shepard Middle School
Deerfield
Lake
75.3%
24.7%
McClure Junior High School
Western Springs
Cook
74.7%
25.3%
Twin Groves Middle School
Buffalo Grove
Lake
73.7%
26.3%
Carleton W. Washburne School
Winnetka
Cook
73.3%
26.7%
Lake Bluff Middle School
Lake Bluff
Lake
73%
27.0%
Woodlawn Middle School
Long Grove
Lake
72.5%
27.5%
Charles J. Caruso Middle School
Deerfield
Lake
72%
28.0%
Deer Path Middle School West
Lake Forest
Lake
71.9%
28.1%
Clarendon Hills Middle School
Clarendon Hills
Dupage
68%
32.0%
Park Junior High School
La Grange Park
Cook
67.7%
32.3%
Wilmette Junior High School
Wilmette
Cook
67.5%
32.5%
Hinsdale Middle School
Hinsdale
Dupage
67.2%
32.8%
Gordon Gregory Middle School
Naperville
Dupage
66.8%
33.2%

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