Carl Sandburg Elementary School

1100 Lilac Ln
Joliet, IL 60435
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Carl Sandburg Elementary School serves 393 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Carl Sandburg Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Carl Sandburg Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Carl Sandburg Elementary School's student population of 393 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students393 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Carl Sandburg Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 0.64, 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
#3033 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
31%
26%
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Black
50%
17%
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White
11%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoliet PSD 86 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 Joliet West High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hufford Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
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