Bent Elementary School

  • Bent Elementary School serves 357 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bent Elementary 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 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Bent Elementary School's student population of 357 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bent Elementary 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 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bent Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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)#2599 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
39%
26%
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Black
16%
17%
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White
37%
48%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.690.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomington 87 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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