Rockdale Elementary School

Rockdale Elementary School serves 263 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% 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 263 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 114% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 263 students
Rockdale Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Rockdale Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Rockdale Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 13:1
Rockdale Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
58%
24%
Rockdale Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
4%
19%
Rockdale Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
37%
50%
Rockdale Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Rockdale Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Rockdale Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.53 0.30
Rockdale Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
45%
Rockdale Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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
6%
Rockdale Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 263 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,929 is less than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,569 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 41% over four years.
School District Name Rockdale 84 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 263 932
Rockdale   84 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $10 MM
Rockdale   84 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3 MM $10 MM
Rockdale   84 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,929 $10,546
Rockdale   84 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,569 $10,416
Rockdale   84 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • JolietLynne Thigpen Elementary School
    207 South Midland Ave
    JolietIL 60436
    (815)741-7629
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 640 students                      
  • JolietDirksen Junior High School
    203 South Midland Ave
    JolietIL 60436
    (815)729-1566
    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 617 students                      
  • JolietMarycrest Early Childhood Center
    303 Purdue Ct
    JolietIL 60436
    (815)725-1100
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 299 students                      
  • JolietPershing Elementary School
    251 North Midland Ave
    JolietIL 60435
    (815)725-0986
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 632 students                      
  • JolietJoliet West High School
    401 North Larkin Ave
    JolietIL 60435
    (815)727-6940
    1.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2937 students                      

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