Carman-buckner Elementary School

520 Helmholz Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Carman-buckner Elementary School serves 606 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Carman-buckner 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Carman-buckner Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Carman-buckner Elementary School's student population of 606 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Rankings

Carman-buckner Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Carman-buckner Elementary School is 0.45, 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
#3560 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
70%
26%
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Black
25%
17%
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White
1%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaukegan CUSD 60 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Carman-buckner Elementary School is North Chicago Community High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robert E Abbott Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Learn Chtr 9 Campus In Waukegan (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waukegan Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 255 students
    0.2 miles
    1721 N Mcaree Rd
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-1400
    0.2 PK 255
  • Waukegan Learn Chtr 9 Campus In Waukegan Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 391 students
    0.2 miles
    1200 W Glen Flora
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (847) 377-0690
    0.2 K-5 391
  • Waukegan Andrew Cooke Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 501 students
    0.4 miles
    522 Belvidere Rd
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-1700
    0.4 K-5 501
  • North Chicago Evelyn Alexander School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 376 students
    0.8 miles
    1210 Adams St
    North Chicago, IL 60064
    (847) 689-7345
    0.8 K-3 376
  • Waukegan Lyon Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 21% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 495 students
    0.9 miles
    800 S Elmwood Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-2300
    0.9 PK-5 495

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