Ball Elementary School

1015 New City Rd
Chatham, IL 62629
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Ball Elementary School serves 653 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Ball Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Ball Elementary School's student population of 653 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students653 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Ball 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 Ball Elementary School is 0.42, 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
#1216 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
75%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBall Chatham CUSD 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ball Elementary School is Glenwood High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Glenwood Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glenwood Intermediate School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chatham Glenwood Intermediate School Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 725 students
    0.1 miles
    465 Chatham Rd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-1183
    0.1 5-6 725
  • Chatham Glenwood Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 743 students
    0.2 miles
    595 Chatham Rd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-2481
    0.2 7-8 743
  • Chatham Glenwood High School Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,403 student
    2.2 miles
    1501 E Plummer Blvd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-2424
    2.2 9-12 1,403
  • Chatham Glenwood Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 701 students
    2.5 miles
    1401 E Plummer Blvd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-6704
    2.5 K-4 701
  • Chatham Chatham Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 581 students
    3.0 miles
    525 S College St
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-2411
    3 K-4 581

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