617 Boxwood Dr
Schaumburg, IL 60193
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Buzz Aldrin Elementary School serves 572 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Buzz Aldrin Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Buzz Aldrin Elementary School's student population of 572 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Buzz Aldrin Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Buzz Aldrin Elementary School is 0.70, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#568 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
20%
5%
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Hispanic
27%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
43%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
5%
27%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 572 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 5%)

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