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Statewide test results: black students score 17.2 points lower at Richard F. Bernotas Middle School

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By Local Labs News Service | Mar 11, 2019

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At Richard F. Bernotas Middle School, a 17.2-point achievement gap persisted between black and hispanic students in 2018, according to end-of-year assessments reported in the latest Illinois schools report card.

The achievement gap shows an 7.2-point decline in scores between black and hispanic students. Of the 886 students enrolled in 2018, 2.3 percent were black – or 20 students.

The achievement gap measures how one group of students academically outperforms another. The Illinois State Board of Education collects data on the persistent gap between groups by race and ethnicity, income level and gender.

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, is administered to third- through eighth-graders in Illinois, testing them in reading and math based on Common Core standards. A composite score combines the results of the subject tests.

According to Richard F. Bernotas Middle School composite scores for 2018, 17.6 percent of black students passed the tests. Meanwhile, 34.9 percent of hispanic students passed.

Students who passed either met or exceeded expectations are considered prepared for the next grade level, college or work. Students who failed either partially met, approached or did not meet expectations.

The achievement gap is larger for English language arts scores and smaller for math scores.

There is a 22.5-point gap between black and hispanic students' English language arts scores in 2018 – a 12.9 point improvement since 2017. In 2018, 17.7 percent of black students passed the reading subject test. Meanwhile, 40.2 percent of hispanic students passed.

There was a 11.9-point gap between black and hispanic students' math scores in 2018: 17.6 percent of black students passed while 29.5 percent of hispanic students passed.

Richard F. Bernotas Middle School's black vs. hispanic achievement gap over 4 years

Year
Composite
English language arts
Math
2015
2.1%
1.2%
2.9%
2016
18.2%
19.5%
17.0%
2017
10.0%
9.6%
10.4%
2018
17.2%
22.5%
11.9%

The achievement gap at McHenry County schools

School
School District
City
County
Composite
English language arts
Math
Washington Elementary School
CUSD 200
Wheaton
Dupage
0.1%
5.8%
6.0%
North Elementary School
Crystal Lake CCSD 47
Crystal Lake
McHenry
0.2%
4.9%
5.3%
Northwood Middle School
Woodstock CUSD 200
Woodstock
McHenry
1.4%
1.2%
1.7%
Washington Elementary School
SD U-46
Elgin
Kane
1.9%
4.5%
0.6%
Martin Elementary School
Huntley Community School District 158
Lake In The Hills
McHenry
2.0%
9.8%
5.8%
Jefferson Elementary School
Dekalb CUSD 428
Dekalb
Dekalb
2.1%
0.5%
4.7%
Liberty Elementary School
CUSD 300
Carpentersville
Kane
2.5%
8.7%
3.6%
Hampshire Middle School
CUSD 300
Hampshire
Kane
3.0%
3.0%
3.0%
Washington Elementary School
Evanston CCSD 65
Evanston
Cook
3.1%
8.6%
2.4%
Marlowe Middle School
Huntley Community School District 158
Lake In The Hills
McHenry
3.2%
0.4%
6.8%
Mary Endres Elementary School
Woodstock CUSD 200
Woodstock
McHenry
3.5%
11.7%
4.8%
Lincoln Prairie Elementary School
CUSD 300
Lake In The Hills
Kane
3.6%
1.7%
5.5%
Algonquin Middle School
CUSD 300
Algonquin
Kane
3.9%
4.5%
3.2%
West Elementary School
Zion Esd 6
Zion
Lake
4.1%
0.5%
7.7%
Jefferson Elementary School
Chicago Heights SD 170
Chicago Heights
Cook
4.2%
2.0%
6.3%
Westfield Community School
CUSD 300
Algonquin
Kane
4.7%
7.3%
2.1%
Parkview Elementary School
CUSD 300
Carpentersville
Kane
4.8%
8.8%
0.8%
North Elementary School
Alton CUSD 11
Godfrey
Madison
4.8%
5.9%
3.6%
North Elementary School
SD 45 Dupage County
Villa Park
Dupage
5.9%
8.4%
3.4%
North Elementary School
CCSD 62
Des Plaines
Cook
6.1%
7.5%
4.7%
Perry Elementary School
CUSD 300
Carpentersville
Kane
6.3%
2.7%
10.0%
Hannah Beardsley Middle School
Crystal Lake CCSD 47
Crystal Lake
McHenry
8.1%
21.8%
5.6%
Leggee Elementary School
Huntley Community School District 158
Huntley
McHenry
8.3%
3.2%
13.4%
Cambridge Lakes Charter School
CUSD 300
Pingree Grove
Kane
9.2%
2.9%
21.2%
West Elementary School
Alton CUSD 11
Alton
Madison
9.4%
21.4%
2.5%
Carpentersville Middle School
CUSD 300
Carpentersville
Kane
10.1%
8.5%
11.6%
Hilltop Elementary School
SD U-46
Elgin
Kane
10.7%
5.6%
15.8%
Algonquin Middle School
CCSD 62
Des Plaines
Cook
10.9%
17.7%
4.2%
Dundee Middle School
CUSD 300
Dundee
Kane
11.7%
18.2%
5.2%
Dean Street Elementary School
Woodstock CUSD 200
Woodstock
McHenry
11.8%
12.0%
11.5%
Liberty Elementary School
Plainfield SD 202
Bolingbrook
Will
11.9%
8.3%
15.5%
North Elementary School
Waukegan CUSD 60
Waukegan
Lake
12.0%
13.1%
10.9%
Jefferson Elementary School
Charleston CUSD 1
Charleston
Coles
14.1%
19.7%
8.4%
Prairiewood Elementary School
Woodstock CUSD 200
Woodstock
McHenry
15.4%
23.3%
7.5%
Richard F. Bernotas Middle School
Crystal Lake CCSD 47
Crystal Lake
McHenry
17.2%
22.5%
11.9%
Jefferson Elementary School
Berwyn North SD 98
Berwyn
Cook
17.4%
19.7%
15.0%
Washington Elementary School
Waukegan CUSD 60
Waukegan
Lake
17.6%
18.0%
17.2%
Creekside Middle School
Woodstock CUSD 200
Woodstock
McHenry
18.1%
21.9%
14.4%
Washington Elementary School
Bloomington SD 87
Bloomington
McLean
26.8%
25.4%
28.2%
Washington Elementary School
Champaign CUSD 4
Champaign
Champaign
31.0%
34.1%
27.9%

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