Canterbury Elementary School

  • Canterbury Elementary School serves 452 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Canterbury 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 bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Canterbury Elementary School's student population of 452 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students452 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Canterbury Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Canterbury Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Canterbury Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Canterbury Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1648 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Canterbury Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Canterbury Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Canterbury Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
47%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Canterbury Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Canterbury Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
48%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Canterbury Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Canterbury Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.550.67
This chart display the diversity score of Canterbury Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Canterbury Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
57%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Canterbury Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCrystal Lake CCSD 47 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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