Carl Sandburg Elementary School

1924 Reynolds Dr
Charleston, IL 61920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Carl Sandburg Elementary School serves 516 students in grades 1-3.
Carl Sandburg 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Carl Sandburg Elementary School's student population of 516 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-3
Total Students516 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Carl Sandburg Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Carl Sandburg Elementary School is 0.32, 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
#1674 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
82%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston CUSD 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Carl Sandburg Elementary School is Charleston High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charleston Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charleston Mark Twain Elementary School
    Grades: PK-K | 199 students
    1.4 miles
    1021 13th St
    Charleston, IL 61920
    (217) 639-8000
    1.4 PK-K 199
  • Charleston Charleston High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 803 students
    1.5 miles
    1615 Lincoln Ave
    Charleston, IL 61920
    (217) 639-5000
    1.5 9-12 803
  • Charleston Charleston Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 405 students
    1.5 miles
    920 Smith Dr
    Charleston, IL 61920
    (217) 639-6000
    1.5 7-8 405
  • Charleston Jefferson Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 673 students
    1.6 miles
    801 Jefferson Ave
    Charleston, IL 61920
    (217) 639-7000
    1.6 4-6 673
  • Lerna Lerna Bridges Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 38 students
    7.5 miles
    Po Box 129
    Lerna, IL 62440
    (217) 235-4867
    7.5 11-12 38

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