Public Accountability Report Public Accountability Report

2018 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Mission Statement The mission of IMSA, the world’s leading teaching and learning laboratory for imagination and inquiry, is to ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition through a system distinguished by profound questions, collaborative relationships, personalized experiential learning, global networking, generative use of technology, and pioneering outreach.
Program Goals and Objectives
  1. To offer a uniquely challenging education for students talented in the areas of mathematics and science.
    1. To stimulate further excellence for all Illinois schools in mathematics and science.
      Source of Funds Education Assistance Fund, IMSA Special Purposes Trust Fund, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Income Fund, Operating Fund - IMSA Statutory Authority 105 ILCS 305
      Fiscal Year 2019 Target/Projected Fiscal Year 2018 Actual Fiscal Year 2018 Target/Projected Fiscal Year 2017 Actual Fiscal Year 2016 Actual
      Input Indicators
      Total expenditures - all sources (in thousands) $ 22,916.0 $ 25,458.1 $ 22,445.0 $ 22,514.2 $ 20,940.0
      Total expenditures - state appropriated funds (in thousands) $ 20,960.0 $ 19,670.9 $ 20,561.0 $ 19,202.8 $ 19,398.7
      Average monthly full-time equivalents 225 218 225 221 215
      Output Indicators
      All students: applications received 575 545 575 553 587
      All students: invitations extended 230 232 225 253 233
      All students: number enrolled 220 220 220 249 229
      All students: percent of enrolled students graduating IMSA 86.9 % 84.96 % 86.3 % 89.5 % 86.6 %
      Underrepresented populations: applications received 150 150 125 117 113
      Underrepresented populations: invitations extended 80 80 50 47 50
      Underrepresented populations: number enrolled 75 73 46 44 46
      Underrepresented populations: percent of enrolled students graduating IMSA 92.8 % 83.61 % 83.6 % 87.8 % 76 %
      Illinois student programs: participating students (a) 2,100 2,018 1,738 1,972 2,442
      Illinois educator programs: participating educators (b) 1,625 1,386 2,880 2,046 645
      Illinois educator programs: participating schools (b) 150 94 200 154 177
      Illinois school-based systemic programs: participating students (c) 6,090 4,058 3,000 2,291 3,116
      Illinois school-based systemic programs: participating schools (c) 174 128 130 144 129
      Illinois school-based systemic programs: participating educators (c) 700 676 683 630 404
      Illinois student enrichment events: participating students (d) 1,200 56 1,000 648 658
      Illinois student enrichment events: participating schools (d) 1 1 1 16 4
      Admissions office: student participants in outreach programs attracting underrepresented student populations (e) 700 612 615 646 261
      IMSA research: dollar value of external grants and contracts awarded N/A N/A N/A N/A $ 1,200.0
      IMSA participant fees and contracts (in thousands) N/A $ 770.0 N/A $ 1,051.8 $ 929.0
      Field offices operated by the Office of Professional Field Services 1 1 1 1 1
      Outcome Indicators
      Student performance: exiting SAT Mathematics score, IMSA average (f) N/A 749 N/A 725 703
      Student performance: exiting SAT score, IMSA average (f) N/A 1,463 N/A 1,407 2,001
      Student performance: exiting ACT Mathematics score, IMSA average N/A 32 N/A 32 33
      Student performance: exiting ACT composite score, IMSA average N/A 32 N/A 32 32
      Student-reported: percent of graduates enrolling in four-year college N/A 96.88 % N/A 98.6 % 99.5 %
      Student-reported: percent of graduates enrolling in college declaring a math or science major N/A 79.69 % N/A 79.3 % 81 %
      Student-reported: percent of graduates enrolling at an Illinois college N/A 38.02 % N/A 41.3 % 42 %
      External Benchmarks
      Student performance: SAT Mathematics score for high school graduates, statewide average (f) N/A 592 N/A 554 622
      Student performance: SAT score for high school graduates, statewide average (f) N/A 1,172 N/A 1,109 1,819
      Student performance: ACT Mathematics score for high school students, statewide average N/A 23 N/A 21 20
      Student performance: composite ACT score for high school students, statewide average N/A 23 N/A 21 20
      Student performance comparator schools: mean ACT Mathematics score N/A 26 N/A 25 26
      Student performance comparator schools: mean composite ACT score N/A 26 N/A 26 26
      Efficiency/Cost-Effectiveness Indicators
      Instruction/academic support programs: expenditures as a percent of total expenditures 57 % 51 % 66 % 56 % 58 %
      Academy operational cost per student per year, all funds - excludes residential (in dollars) $ 20,266.0 $ 20,031.0 $ 22,634.0 $ 19,458.0 $ 18,828.0
      Academy operational cost per student per year, all funds - includes residential (in dollars) $ 29,391.0 $ 28,785.0 $ 31,405.0 $ 27,854.0 $ 27,056.0
      External Benchmarks
      Operational cost per student per year, comparator schools (in thousands) (g,h) N/A $ 22,293.1 N/A $ 21,758.3 N/A
      Operational cost per student per year, statewide average, high schools (in thousands) (h) N/A $ 12,541.5 N/A $ 16,130.3 N/A
      Footnotes
      Programs in this category include statewide student initiatives: fun-shops in Aurora, Belleville, and Chicago; Research, Inquiry, Skills,s and Experimentation (RISE); student enrichment; ALLIES- Chicago; and summer programs. Programs in this category include: state educator initiatives; problem-based learning (PBL); and pre-service and professional development events. Effective fiscal year 2017, the educator count includes the number of participants, not unique individuals. Fusion Program individual students, schools, and educators. Effective fiscal year 2017, the educator count includes the number of participants, not unique individuals. Attendance totals for field trips and community events. Effective fiscal year 2017 - Admissions office programs in this category include the number of Promise participants as well as the number of School Visit students. Effective 2016 - The maximum score for each subject area is 800, and the maximum total score is 1600. Comparator schools are the ten highest performing suburban high schools according to the 2008 PSAE Mathematics scores as reported by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). Statistical reporting by ISBE on school expenditures occurs in the year following the closure of the reported fiscal year. The most recent data available at the time of this report is for fiscal year 2015 expenditures.