Half Day School

  • Half Day School serves 611 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Half Day School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Half Day School's student population of 611 students has grown by 77% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students611 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Half Day School is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Half Day School is 0.54, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#33 out of 3679 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
46%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
50%
48%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Half Day School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.540.68
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
47%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLincolnshire-Prairieview 103 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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