Buncombe Consolidated School

  • Buncombe Consolidated School serves 62 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Buncombe Consolidated 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Buncombe Consolidated School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Buncombe Consolidated School's student population of 62 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students62 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buncombe Consolidated School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Buncombe Consolidated School is 0.20, which is less 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 Testing Rank#3159 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
Hispanic
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26%
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Black
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17%
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White
89%
48%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score0.200.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuncombe Consolidated 43 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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