Bluford Elementary School (Closed 2018)

  • Bluford Elementary School served 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20-24% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 29%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 40-44% (which was higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Bluford Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (14-15)#1494 out of 3564 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
100%
48%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bluford Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.000.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBluford CCSD 114 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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