Illinois Statewide Objectives

Illinois State Board of Education

As defined by the federal government, the Illinois State Board of Education has established seven primary
objectives. As per these objectives, all 21st CCLC grant recipients must act on, measure, and document the
effectiveness and impact of their program.

 

ISBE Objectives

Performance Indicator

Source of Measurement

Objective 1

INCREASED ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

Students will demonstrate an increased involvement in school activities and participation in other subject areas such as technology, arts, music theater, and sports and other recreation activities.

1a.  Students participating in the program will have a higher attendance rate and a change of attitude toward school and learning.

1b.  Students participating in the program will be promoted to the next grade level.

§   Attendance Rate

§   Promotion Rate

§   Parent Survey

§   Student Survey

Objective 2

INCREASED ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

Participants in the program will demonstrate increased academic achievement.

2a.  The state assessment test scores of the participants will show an increase in performance. (ISAT)

Participants will show progress in reading and mathematics scores on state assessments. (MAP)

2b.  Participants will show improvement in academic achievement.

§   ISAT Performance

§   MAP Reading/Math Scores

§   Promotion Rate

Objective 3

DEMONSTRATION OF SOCIAL CHANGES

Participants in the program will demonstrate social benefits and exhibit positive behavioral changes.

3.    Students participating in the program will show improvements in measures such as increase attendance, decrease in disciplinary actions, less violence, and decrease in other adverse behaviors.

§   Instances of Violence

§   Instances of Suspensions

§   Use of Drugs and Alcohol

§   Parent Survey

§   Student Survey

§   Teacher Survey

Objective 4

SERVICES FOR FAMILIES AND COLLABORATIONS

The 21st CCLC programs will work toward services that benefit the entire community by including families of participants and collaborating with other agencies and non-profit organizations.

4a.  The centers (grantees) will offer enrichment and other support services for families of participants.

4b.  The families will get more involved in their children’s education and become more responsible citizens, which in turn benefits the whole community.

§   List of Activities Offered

§   Type and Extent of Collaborations

§   Parent Satisfaction Survey

Objective 5

SERVICE TO STUDENTS WITH GREATEST NEED

These programs will serve children and community members with the greatest need for expanded learning opportunities.

5.    Majority of grants will be awarded in high-poverty communities.

§   Free/Reduced Lunch

§   MAP Reading/Math Scores

§   Grades

§   Promotion Rate