Buzz Aldrin Elementary School

617 Boxwood Dr
Schaumburg, IL 60193
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Buzz Aldrin Elementary School serves 572 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Buzz Aldrin Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

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

School Overview

Buzz Aldrin Elementary School's student population of 572 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Buzz Aldrin Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#343 out of 3672 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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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
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
5%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchaumburg CCSD 54 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buzz Aldrin Elementary School is Schaumburg High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robert Frost Junior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas Dooley Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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