Rockdale Elementary School

Rockdale Elementary School serves 282 students in grades PK - 8.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Rockdale Elementary School operates within the Rockdale 84 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 282 students has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 282 students
Rockdale Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Rockdale Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Rockdale Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2013)
Students by Grade Rockdale Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 18:1
Rockdale Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
57%
25%
Rockdale Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
5%
17%
Rockdale Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
36%
50%
Rockdale Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Rockdale Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.31
Rockdale Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
72%
47%
Rockdale Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%
Rockdale Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

Rockdale 84 School District's student population of 292 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,836 in this district is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,571 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Rockdale 84 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 292 938
Rockdale   84 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $11 MM
Rockdale   84 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $4 MM $11 MM
Rockdale   84 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,836 $11,118
Rockdale   84 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,571 $11,218
Rockdale   84 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Joliet West High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dirksen Junior High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lynne Thigpen Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • JolietDirksen Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 670 students
    0.9 miles
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    JolietIL 60436
    (815)729-1566
    0.96-8670
  • JolietLynne Thigpen Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 640 students
    0.9 miles
    207 South Midland Ave
    JolietIL 60436
    (815)741-7629
    0.9KG-5640
  • JolietMarycrest Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK-KG | 333 students
    1.2 miles
    303 Purdue Ct
    JolietIL 60436
    (815)725-1100
    1.2PK-KG333
  • JolietPershing Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 608 students
    1.4 miles
    251 North Midland Ave
    JolietIL 60435
    (815)725-0986
    1.4KG-5608
  • JolietJoliet West High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2959 students
    1.6 miles
    401 North Larkin Ave
    JolietIL 60435
    (815)727-6940
    1.69-122959

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