Apollo Elementary School

801 Sw 9th St
Aledo, IL 61231
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Apollo Elementary School serves 342 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Apollo Elementary School placed in the top 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 25-29% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Apollo Elementary School's student population of 342 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Apollo Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Apollo Elementary School is 0.19, 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
#1821 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
90%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMercer County School District 404 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Apollo Elementary School is Mercer County High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mercer County Junior High School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mercer County Intermediate School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aledo Mercer County Intermediate School Math: 12% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 210 students
    0.2 miles
    1002 Sw 6th St
    Aledo, IL 61231
    (309) 582-2441
    0.2 5-6 210
  • Aledo Mercer County High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 396 students
    0.5 miles
    1500 S College Ave
    Aledo, IL 61231
    (309) 582-2223
    0.5 9-12 396
  • Joy Mercer County Junior High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 194 students
    6.3 miles
    203 N Washington St
    Joy, IL 61260
    (309) 584-4174
    6.3 7-8 194
  • Matherville Matherville Intermediate School Math: 42% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 228 students
    9.3 miles
    Po Box 639
    Matherville, IL 61263
    (309) 754-8244
    9.3 5-6 228
  • Viola Winola Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 306 students
    9.3 miles
    1804 17th Ave
    Viola, IL 61486
    (309) 596-2114
    9.3 PK-4 306

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