Cambridge Community Grade School

  • Cambridge Community Grade School serves 279 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Cambridge Community Grade School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Cambridge Community Grade School's student population of 279 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cambridge Community Grade School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cambridge Community Grade School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank
23%
24%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cambridge Community Grade School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cambridge Community Grade School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
94%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cambridge Community Grade School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.120.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cambridge Community Grade School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCambridge Cusd 227 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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