Blackstone Elementary School

  • Blackstone Elementary School serves 251 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Blackstone Elementary School's student population of 251 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-1
Total Students251 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Blackstone Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Blackstone Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Blackstone Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blackstone Elementary School is 0.56, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Blackstone Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
38%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Blackstone Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Blackstone Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
55%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Blackstone Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Blackstone Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blackstone Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.560.67
This chart display the diversity score of Blackstone Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Blackstone 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
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blackstone 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 NameMendota CCSD 289 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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