Carrie Busey Elementary School

304 Prairie Rose Ln
Savoy, IL 61874
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Carrie Busey Elementary School serves 470 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Carrie Busey Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher 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 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Carrie Busey Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Carrie Busey Elementary School's student population of 470 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Carrie Busey Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Carrie Busey Elementary School is 0.66, 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
#386 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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Black
21%
17%
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White
53%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChampaign CUSD 4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Carrie Busey Elementary School is Centennial High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is International Prep Academy (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Champaign International Prep Academy Magnet School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 302 students
    0.0 miles
    1605 W Kirby Ave
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3995
    0 K-5 302
  • Champaign Jefferson Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 717 students
    0.6 miles
    1115 Crescent Dr
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3790
    0.6 6-8 717
  • Champaign Bottenfield Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 458 students
    0.8 miles
    1801 S Prospect Ave
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3807
    0.8 K-5 458
  • Champaign Centennial High School Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,404 student
    0.8 miles
    913 Crescent Dr
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3954
    0.8 9-12 1,404
  • Champaign Robeson Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 422 students
    0.8 miles
    2501 Southmoor Dr
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3884
    0.8 K-5 422

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