School Details

Maplebrook Elementary School

1630 Warbler Drive, Naperville, IL 60565
(630) 420-6381
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 571 students 20 students/teacher (IL avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

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55%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2013-2014 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Naperville Community Unit School District 203 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

85%
85%
64%
87%
79%
56%
92%
91%
76%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2013-2014 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Naperville Community Unit School District 203 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

86%
84%
64%
83%
82%
58%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2013-2014 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Naperville Community Unit School District 203 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Maplebrook Elementary School is a public elementary school in Naperville. The principal of Maplebrook Elementary School is Dr. Gwen Bockman and can be contacted at gbockman@naperville203.org. 571 students go to Maplebrook Elementary School and identify as Asian; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 7% of the Maplebrook Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 1% of the 571 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 18% get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Maplebrook Elementary School is 20:1. Scott Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 7% %
White, non-Hispanic 69% 68%
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 15%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 5%
Multiracial 2% 3%
Hispanic 18% 8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 18% 11%
Limited English proficiency 7% 4%
Economically disadvantaged 1% 5%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    The most unprofessional and incompetent leadership staff imaginable. Unresponsive fails to follow basic district guidelines.

  • (2 years ago)

    I would agree with the earlier parents comments about IEPs and addressing children's disabilities. We are about to go to our third meeting for a plan for our child. He has also experienced problems because of the "problem solving plans" being partially implemented (the specials teachers were not informed) and the problem solving plans were taken away without our knowledge. There is also lack of consistent documentation in our case. There is little support for the social and behavioral difficulties the child's disability causes as long as academic grades are good enough. The school has many great academic fine arts and philanthropic opportunities. The band and choral programs are amazing. But helping a child cope and manage with a disability takes a great deal of parental monitoring and involvement at this school.

  • (2 years ago)

    A great school that provides committed teachers a well rounded education and a great sense of community. There are programs designed for all talent levels and the instruction is based on the varying levels of educational talent. Teachers are very accessible and the children are greatly prepared for the next level of education!

  • (3 years ago)

    \Quite possibly the worst school for a special needs kid. I have a child with special needs at this school. I have attended IEP meetings in which the so-called "team" sits there and makes decisions for your child's program and does not want to consider the parent's knowledge of their child. In addition they make changes to your child's program without informing you. They also employ "Crisis Intervention" techniques that only escalate the child. The communication from teachers and aides is poor at best and they seem to downplay any bad days the child has and do not document it. I am utterly disappointed in these folks they do not have my childs best interests at all...it is all about saving a buck and providing the least amount of services they can get away with! Stay away from this school if your child has special needs!

  • (4 years ago)

    For the most part this is a great school - very involved parents. Most of the teachers my kids have had have been excellent. My only gripe has been that the principal is a bit too concerned with decorating and landscaping rather than the children's welfare.

  • (5 years ago)

    We moved here three years ago and my son entered Maplebrook in third grade. I was concerned about how he would meet other kids if he would make friends etc. Well the environment was so nurturing and friendly that he easily met kids and made friends. The Home School Association is strong (I was on it) and my son was in the Gifted/Talented program which was amazing; the teacher was superb. All of the teachers care about kids. The principal appears to be a little detached but when you get to know her she is extremely concerned and engaged. My only criticism is the red tape you have to go through to be a room parent or to get involved in any way. But that is only because so many parents want to help out there. A great experience for my son.

  • (7 years ago)

    I worked at this school and can tell you that it is as wonderful as everyone makes it sound!

  • (8 years ago)

    Maplebrook is a wonderful school. The curriculum for the entire school is A+. Dedicated teachers and an overwhelming parent/student participation. I couldnt ask for a better education for my 2 sons.

  • (9 years ago)

    Maplebrook is a high quality school with an excellent staff of dedicated teachers. There are excellent programs offered for gifted students as well as students with special needs. The extracurricular program compares to many junior highs with a wide variety of interests for all students. The parent involvement is phenomenal and shows in the pride that the students staff and parents take in the school. An excellent place to live and raise children.

  • (10 years ago)

    The Best. Dedicated staff inovative encouraging and the parent involvement incrediable. Music art offered once a week and and PE offered twice. The Administration is the highest quality and willing to go the million mile for each student. FIND a house in this schools neighborhood you won't get any better!

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