New Beginnings Learning Academy

  • New Beginnings Learning Academy serves 358 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • New Beginnings Learning Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • New Beginnings Learning Academy's student population of 358 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Beginnings Learning Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New Beginnings Learning Academy is 0.04, 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#3452 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
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48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in New Beginnings Learning Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Beginnings Learning Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.040.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDolton 149 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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