Rockdale Elementary School

Rockdale Elementary School serves 272 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% 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.

Overview

The student population of 272 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 272 students
Rockdale Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Rockdale Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Rockdale Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Rockdale Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Rockdale Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
58%
23%
Rockdale Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
19%
Rockdale Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
35%
50%
Rockdale Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rockdale Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Rockdale Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.54 0.66
Rockdale Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
38%
23%
Rockdale Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
32%
26%
Rockdale Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 272 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Rockdale 84 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 272 797
District Total Revenue $3 MM $10 MM
District Spending $3 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,929 $10,546
District Spending / Student $10,569 $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Joliet Lynne Thigpen Elementary School
    207 South Midland Ave
    Joliet , IL , 60436
    (815)741-7629
    0.9  mi  |  624  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Joliet Dirksen Junior High School
    203 South Midland Ave
    Joliet , IL , 60436
    (815)729-1566
    0.9  mi  |  619  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Joliet Marycrest Early Childhood Center
    303 Purdue Ct
    Joliet , IL , 60436
    (815)725-1100
    1.2  mi  |  211  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Joliet Pershing Elementary School
    251 North Midland Ave
    Joliet , IL , 60435
    (815)725-0986
    1.4  mi  |  595  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Joliet Joliet West High School
    401 North Larkin Ave
    Joliet , IL , 60435
    (815)727-6940
    1.6  mi  |  2842  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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