Barbour Two-way Language Immersion

  • Barbour Two-way Language Immersion serves 727 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (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 11% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Barbour Two-way Language Immersion 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 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Barbour Two-way Language Immersion's student population of 727 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students727 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Barbour Two-way Language Immersion
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barbour Two-way Language Immersion 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 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barbour Two-way Language Immersion is 0.27, 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)#3507 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Barbour Two-way Language Immersion, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barbour Two-way Language Immersion 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barbour Two-way Language Immersion 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Barbour Two-way Language Immersion and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Barbour Two-way Language Immersion and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Hispanic
85%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Barbour Two-way Language Immersion and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
5%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Barbour Two-way Language Immersion and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
7%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Barbour Two-way Language Immersion and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Barbour Two-way Language Immersion and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Barbour Two-way Language Immersion. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.270.68
This chart display the diversity score of Barbour Two-way Language Immersion and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Barbour Two-way Language Immersion and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Barbour Two-way Language Immersion and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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