Atwood-hammond Grade School

  • Atwood-hammond Grade School serves 280 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 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Atwood-hammond Grade School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Atwood-hammond Grade School's student population of 280 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Atwood-hammond Grade School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 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 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2332 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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White
97%
48%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.060.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArthur CUSD 305 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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