Altamont Grade School

407 S Edwards St
Altamont, IL 62411
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 473 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Altamont Grade School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 473 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : Top 50% in IL
  • : 25% (Top 50%)
  • : 36% (Top 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Altamont Grade School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Altamont Grade School's student population of 473 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
473 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Altamont Grade School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Altamont Grade School is 0.10, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#1165 out of 3426 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Altamont Grade School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
25%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Altamont Grade School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
36%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Altamont Grade School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
2%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Altamont Grade School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Altamont Grade School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
95%
47%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Altamont Grade School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.10
This chart displays the diversity score of Altamont Grade School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Altamont Grade School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Altamont Grade School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Altamont Grade School's ranking?
Altamont Grade School is ranked #1165 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Altamont Grade School often compared to?
Altamont Grade Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Central Grade School, Dieterich Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Altamont Grade School?
473 students attend Altamont Grade School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Altamont Grade School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Altamont Grade School?
Altamont Grade School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Altamont Grade School offer ?
Altamont Grade School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Altamont Grade School part of?
Altamont Grade School is part of Altamont CUSD 10 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 473 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25% (Top 50%)
  • : 36% (Top 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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