1401 S Blackhawk Ave
Freeport, IL 61032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Blackhawk Elementary School serves 281 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Blackhawk 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Blackhawk Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Blackhawk Elementary School's student population of 281 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Blackhawk Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Blackhawk Elementary School is 0.75, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2641 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
34%
27%
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Black
25%
17%
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White
25%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Blackhawk Elementary School's ranking?

Blackhawk Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for: Most diverse schools (Top 5%) and Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).

How many students attend Blackhawk Elementary School?

281 students attend Blackhawk Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

34% of Blackhawk Elementary School students are Hispanic, 25% of students are Black, 25% of students are White, 14% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What grades does Blackhawk Elementary School offer ?

Blackhawk Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4

What school district is Blackhawk Elementary School part of?

Blackhawk Elementary School is part of Freeport School District 145.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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