School Details

Paw Paw Elementary School

Po Box 37, Paw Paw, IL 61353
(815) 627-2841
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-6 130 students 13 students/teacher (IL avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

44%
44%
55%
63%
63%
59%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Paw Paw Community Unit School District 271 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

56%
56%
60%
80%
80%
59%
96%
96%
81%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Paw Paw Community Unit School District 271 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

57%
57%
60%
64%
64%
59%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Paw Paw Community Unit School District 271 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Paw Paw Elementary School is a public middle school in Paw Paw. The principal of Paw Paw Elementary School is Mr. Chuck Schneider. 130 children attend Paw Paw Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 0% of the Paw Paw Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 17% of the 130 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 45% are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Paw Paw Elementary School is 13:1. Leland Elementary School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 89%
Hispanic 6% 7%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Multiracial 2% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 45% 37%
Limited English proficiency 0% 0%
Economically disadvantaged 17% 16%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    The school over the years has become apparent that the "leadership" and i use that term loosely has a lack of leadership.

  • (5 years ago)

    Paw paw is a rural school with excellent teachers but could use some funding

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(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

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