U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Illinois
http://www.isbe.state.il.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$6,762

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
898

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
2,638 730 764 121 4,290

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
17

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Other
64,803 20,350 33,842 1,948 121,487

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
1,259,394 1,401,322
9-12
(CCD)
503,024 563,940
Total
(CCD)
1,893,078 2,027,600
Pre-K
(by state definition)
42,359 58,604

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State, 30%, Local 63%, Federal 7%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 2,807 3,112
  * *
Asian/Pacific Islander 55,137 65,963
  3% 3%
Black 400,188 432,686
  21% 21%
Hispanic 211,113 295,896
  11% 15%
White 1,223,832 1,229,943
  65% 61%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
217,170 251,592
11% 12%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
99,637 143,855
5% 7%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
3,619 n/a
*

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

*data not available

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)


Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
All students scores above the 50% level for a school composite score

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Gains to meet 50 percent in 5 years; currently working on changing the definition to meet the new AYP requirements of NCLB.

Indicators for School Accountability
Achievement

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Annual gain to 90% proficient by 2007

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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 856 1,308 2,164
  40% 60% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 516 1,270 1,786
  60% 97% 83%
School in Need of Improvement 340 38 378
  40% 3% 17%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$343,392,438

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above n/a n/a
Basic level and above n/a n/a
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 22% 27%
Basic level and above 66% 68%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Illinois Standards Achievement Test
State Definition of "Proficient" Meets standards

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 3

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficient
  Academic Warning Below Standards | Meet Standards Exceeds Standards
All Students 6% 32% | 41% 21%
Title I Schools 8 37 | 38 17
High Poverty Schools 17 53 | 26 4
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students     |    
Students with Disabilities 16 51 | 26 7

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficient
  Academic Warning Below Standards | Meet Standards Exceeds Standards
All Students 10% 21% | 46% 23%
Title I Schools 14 25 | 44 17
High Poverty Schools 28 38 | 31 4
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students     |    
Students with Disabilities 21 31 | 38 10

Student achievement trend
Reading 3rd grade meets or exceeds Standard

For 1998-99, 61% of all students meet or exceed Standard, 29% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Stanard. For 1999-00, 62% of all students meet or exceed Standard, 30% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Standard.

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficient
  Academic Warning Below Standards | Meet Standards Exceeds Standards
All Students 0% 28% | 56% 16%
Title I Schools 0 35 | 53 11
High Poverty Schools 1 48 | 47 5
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students     |    
Students with Disabilities 2 68 | 28 2

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficient
  Academic Warning Below Standards | Meet Standards Exceeds Standards
All Students 8% 46% | 35% 12%
Title I Schools 11 54 | 28 7
High Poverty Schools 18 67 | 13 1
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students     |    
Students with Disabilities 32 57 | 9 1

Student achievement trend
Math 8th grade meets or exceeds Standard

For 1998-99, 43% of all students meet or exceed Standard, 12% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Stanard. For 1999-00, 47% of all students meet or exceed Standard, 14% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Standard.

 

Grade 10

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficient
  Academic Warning Below Standards | Meet Standards Exceeds Standards
All Students 6% 27% | 57% 10%
Title I Schools 5 26 | 59 10
High Poverty Schools 13 49 | 36 1
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students     |    
Students with Disabilities 27 47 | 25 1

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficient
  Academic Warning Below Standards | Meet Standards Exceeds Standards
All Students 8% 40% | 47% 5%
Title I Schools 6 39 | 50 5
High Poverty Schools 23 59 | 17 0
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students     |    
Students with Disabilities 28 60 | 11 0


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
n/a 7%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
74,366 81,379
73% 71%

Sources


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