Atwood-hammond Grade School

  • Atwood-hammond Grade School serves 310 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Atwood-hammond Grade School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Atwood-hammond Grade School's student population of 310 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students310 students
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Atwood-hammond Grade School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Atwood-hammond Grade School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Atwood-hammond Grade School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Atwood-hammond 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Atwood-hammond 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
White
97%
49%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Atwood-hammond Grade School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.060.31
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
47%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArthur Cusd 305 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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