Alan B Shepard Elementary School

325 N Convent St
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Alan B Shepard Elementary School serves 619 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Alan B Shepard Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Alan B Shepard Elementary School's student population of 619 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students619 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Alan B Shepard Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alan B Shepard Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2152 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
69%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBourbonnais 53 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alan B Shepard Elementary School is Bradley-bourbonnais C High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bourbonnais Upper Grade Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shabbona Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bourbonnais Shabbona Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 367 students
    0.0 miles
    321 N Convent St
    Bourbonnais, IL 60914
    (815) 929-4700
    0 K-4 367
  • Bourbonnais Bourbonnais Upper Grade Center Math: 26% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 522 students
    0.4 miles
    200 W John Casey Rd
    Bourbonnais, IL 60914
    (815) 929-5200
    0.4 7-8 522
  • Bradley Bradley-bourbonnais C High School Math: 24% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,032 students
    0.9 miles
    700 W North St
    Bradley, IL 60915
    (815) 937-3707
    0.9 9-12 2,032
  • Bourbonnais Noel Levasseur Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 386 students
    0.9 miles
    601 W Bethel Dr
    Bourbonnais, IL 60914
    (815) 929-4500
    0.9 K-4 386
  • Bradley Bradley Central Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 463 students
    1.2 miles
    260 N Wabash Ave
    Bradley, IL 60915
    (815) 939-3564
    1.2 6-8 463

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