School Details

North Elementary School

1680 Brickville Road, Sycamore, IL 60178
(815) 899-8209
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 316 students 16 students/teacher (IL avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

86%
75%
55%
78%
68%
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
  • Sycamore Community Unit School District 427 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

83%
70%
60%
77%
64%
59%
98%
87%
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
  • Sycamore Community Unit School District 427 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

62%
74%
59%
64%
70%
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
  • Sycamore Community Unit School District 427 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

North Elementary School is a public elementary school in Sycamore. The principal of North Elementary School is Mrs. Kathy Spiewak. 316 students attend North Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 4% of the North Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 14% of the 316 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 29% get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at North Elementary School is 16:1. Montessori Childrens House Of Sycamore And Dekalb is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 84% 81%
Hispanic 7% 9%
Multiracial 5% 5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Asian 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.9% 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.6% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 29% 28%
Limited English proficiency 4% 3%
Economically disadvantaged 14% 13%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    Me and my daughter love North school! Everyone is very friendly and they are giving her a great education!

  • (9 years ago)

    I love this school! Parents are incourged to play roles in the classroom. Great after school programs and activities.

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