Fresh Start Treatment & Learning placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
- School Type: Special education school
- Grades: Kindergarten-12
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IL
- Math Proficiency: ≤20% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: ≤20% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Total Students (19-20)
Total Classroom Teachers
Fresh Start Treatment & Learning is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2051 out of 3663 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races(19-20)
Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Fresh Start Treatment & Learning's ranking?
Fresh Start Treatment & Learning is ranked #2051 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Fresh Start Treatment & Learning often compared to?
Fresh Start Treatment & Learningis often viewed alongside schools like Life Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Fresh Start Treatment & Learning?
57 students attend Fresh Start Treatment & Learning.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Fresh Start Treatment & Learning students are White, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does Fresh Start Treatment & Learning offer ?
Fresh Start Treatment & Learning offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Fresh Start Treatment & Learning part of?
Fresh Start Treatment & Learning is part of Eastern Il Area Of Special Educ School District.
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