School Details

Yorkville Intermediate School

103 East School House Road, Yorkville, IL 60560
(630) 553-4594
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK, 4-6 617 students 16 students/teacher (IL avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

67%
65%
60%
64%
68%
59%
85%
85%
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
  • Yorkville Community Unit School District 115 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

55%
61%
59%
71%
71%
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
  • Yorkville Community Unit School District 115 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

59%
62%
60%
58%
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
  • Yorkville Community Unit School District 115 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Yorkville Intermediate School is a public middle school in Yorkville. The principal of Yorkville Intermediate School is Mr. Steve Bjork. 617 children attend Yorkville Intermediate School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 3% of the Yorkville Intermediate School students have "limited English proficiency." 12% of the 617 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 24% get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Yorkville Intermediate School is 16:1. Parkview Christian Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Orchestra

Sports

  • Football

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 81% 75%
Hispanic 8% 12%
Multiracial 7% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 24% 21%
Limited English proficiency 3% 3%
Economically disadvantaged 12% 8%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    my 4th grade daughter had an ongoing bullying problem at this school throughout her entire year that was never properly handled by the staff. i had to pull her off of the bus in the beginning of the year because of it. as the year progressed she turned to her teacher for help and was told "what do you want me to do about it?" she was asked by the assistant principal "what punishment do you want this boy to get?" shouldn't the adults be in charge of that decision? she finally got a meeting with her bully at the very end of the year with the principal. the bully never was punished. we had a year full of fear and tears at YIS. an almost total lack of adult intervention. in spite of this i do feel my daughter learned a lot academically. YIS staff needs some serious training on bullying issues. we are homeschooling from now on. your child should be able to feel safe at their school where they spend a majority of their time. this just didn't happen for my daughter as YIS.

  • (5 years ago)

    this school is wonderful i make more friends every week by week. this school should be rated in the top 10 top of the list

  • (5 years ago)

    I have had one child go through the school and currently have a 5th and 6th grader there. Both my husband I are teachers and feel that our children have gotten an excellent education at YIS! The teachers the support staff and the administration are all very attentive and focused on the children's needs. We have been extremely happy with the school!!

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter attended the last two years and is now in YMS this is my son's first year. I was happy with my daughters transition into this new school distict my only problem was when her final grades came and she got a C+ and she has been on the honor roll prior. I discussed the transition with her teacher and she assured me that my child was doing well. A C+ has never be an acceptable grade. Now my son is off to a great start his test scores are excellent and I couldn't be prouder. But when I look at the testing for 5th and 6th grades I am very concerned. Hoping that the teachers are putting together a better plan.

  • (8 years ago)

    Both of my children attended YIS for 2 years and I was very happy with the school! The teachers were very supportive and were always available as was the Principal - Parental involvement was high and parents are encouraged to become involved. Also the office staff was always friendly and helpful we couldn't have asked for a better experience!

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