Alwood Elementary School

  • Alwood Elementary School serves 199 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Alwood Elementary School's student population of 199 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students199 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alwood Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alwood Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1051 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
92%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.150.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
22%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlWood CUSD 225 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Woodhull Alwood Middle/High School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 197 students
    3.5 miles
    301 E 5th Ave
    Woodhull, IL 61490
    (309)334-2102
    3.5 6-12 197
  • Viola Winola Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 304 students
    10.6 miles
    1804 17th Ave
    Viola, IL 61486
    (309)596-2114
    10.6 PK-4 304
  • Orion C R Hanna Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 472 students
    10.7 miles
    Po Box 159
    Orion, IL 61273
    (309)526-3386
    10.7 PK-5 472
  • Orion Orion High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 344 students
    10.9 miles
    Po Box 39
    Orion, IL 61273
    (309)526-3361
    10.9 9-12 344
  • Orion Orion Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 252 students
    10.9 miles
    Po Box 129
    Orion, IL 61273
    (309)526-3392
    10.9 6-8 252

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