Dream Academy

Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Dream Academy serves 44 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Dream Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Dream Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students44 students
Gender % This chart display gender of Dream Academy
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Dream Academy by grade.

School Comparison

Dream Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dream Academy is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#693 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
32%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
37%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
9%
26%
Black
84%
17%
White
2%
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dream Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.290.68
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
47%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCUSD 300 School District
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dream Academy is Dundee-crown High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oak Ridge School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Perry Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Carpentersville Perry Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 520 students
    0.1 miles
    251 Amarillo Dr
    Carpentersville, IL 60110
    (224) 484-5600
    0.1 PK-5 520
  • Carpentersville Success Academy High School Alternative School
    85 students
    0.2 miles
    1500 Kings Rd
    Carpentersville, IL 60110
    (847) 484-5000
    0.2 n/a 85
  • Carpentersville Dundee-crown High School Math: 24% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,458 students
    0.3 miles
    1500 Kings Rd
    Carpentersville, IL 60110
    (224) 484-5000
    0.3 9-12 2,458
  • Carpentersville Sunny Hill Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 345 students
    0.8 miles
    2500 Helm Rd
    Carpentersville, IL 60110
    (847) 426-4232
    0.8 K-5 345
  • Carpentersville Meadowdale Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 411 students
    1.0 miles
    14 Ash St
    Carpentersville, IL 60110
    (224) 484-2900
    1 PK-5 411

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