Oct 31, 2014. But 28 of the state's bottom 40 schools are Chicago neighborhood or contract public high schools, according to a Sun-Times ranking of state standardized test scores. The top open enrollment neighborhood high school, Lincoln Park High School, sits in Chicago's wealthiest neighborhood, though its scores.
Once again, Chicago’s elite high schools dominate the top of state’s high schools, with selective-enrollment schools taking the top four statewide spots. But 28 of the state’s bottom 40 schools are Chicago neighborhood or contract public high schools, according to a Sun-Times ranking of state standardized test scores. The top open enrollment neighborhood high school, Lincoln Park High School, sits in Chicago’s wealthiest neighborhood, though its scores on the Prairie State Achievement Examination have dipped slightly from last year. DATA: RELATED: The lowest-ranked school statewide, Paul Robeson High School, sits in one of Chicago’s poorest communities, Englewood, though its low scores rose slightly. “We already know that the selective-enrollment students have to meet a higher bar to get into those schools in the first place on standardized assessments,” said Jennifer Johnson, a special projects coordinator at the Chicago Teacher Union. “High test scores correlate with family income and the neighborhood in which students live. Medieval Total War 2 Kingdoms Скачать on this page. ” Walter Payton College Prep High School topped the Sun-Times list for the second year running, followed by Northside College Prep. Whitney Young held onto the state’s number three spot.
Jones College Prep moved up a spot to take number 4. The rest of the state’s top 10 are open-enrollment high schools in some of the state’s wealthiest districts: New Trier Township, in north suburban Winnetka; Hinsdale Central High School, in west suburban Hinsdale; Adlai E.
Download Mp3 Sedang Apa Dan Dimana Sammy Simorangkir more. Stevenson High School, in northwest suburban Lincolnshire; north suburban Glenbrook North High School, in Northbrook; and Deerfield High School, in Deerfield. Chicago elementary schools also took the top five places statewide: Skinner North Elementary School, Decatur Classical Elementary School, Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center, Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School and McDade Elementary Classical School. The next four are in some of Illinois’ wealthiest suburbs: Half Day School, in Lincolnshire; McKenzie and Romona elementary schools, in Wilmette; and Lincoln Elementary School, in River Forest. The 10th is in Springfield. Among the state’s 10 lowest-ranked elementary schools are six Chicago neighborhood schools, all but one of which serve the city’s poorest communities.
The top-scoring neighborhood elementary school, Lincoln Elementary School, also sits in Chicago’s wealthiest community, Lincoln Park. The school’s scores have dipped slightly from last year, but still rank above the selective enrollment school, Poe Classical. Rather than depending on the state’s “meeting or exceeding state standards” definition, the Sun-Times simply ranked Illinois schools against one another. The gap between high-flying CPS schools and those that rank among the worst in the state is troubling, Johnson said, because neighborhood schools cannot pick and choose students, and they get little marketing or branding and less investment than the selective-enrollment programs. “And CPS is acknowledging that lately, working on some sort of high school strategy,” she said.
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