Berger-vandenberg Elementary School

  • Berger-vandenberg Elementary School serves 353 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 4% (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 12% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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Berger-vandenberg Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Berger-vandenberg Elementary School's student population of 353 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Berger-vandenberg Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Berger-vandenberg Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3434 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Berger-vandenberg Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Berger-vandenberg Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
100%
17%
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White
n/a
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Berger-vandenberg Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Berger-vandenberg Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Scoren/a0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Berger-vandenberg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Berger-vandenberg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDolton SD 149 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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