Center Elementary School

  • Center Elementary School serves 274 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (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 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Center Elementary School's student population of 274 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Center Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Center Elementary School is 0.63, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1074 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
30%
17%
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White
51%
49%
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Two or more races
15%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Center Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Center Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFreeport SD 145 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    0.9 miles
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    (815)232-0490
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  • Freeport Taylor Park Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 240 students
    0.9 miles
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    (815)232-0390
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  • Freeport Freeport Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 5-8 | 686 students
    1.0 miles
    701 W Empire St
    Freeport, IL 61032
    (815)232-0500
    1.0 5-8 686
  • Freeport Freeport High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1189 students
    1.1 miles
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    Freeport, IL 61032
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  • Freeport Empire Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 281 students
    1.8 miles
    1325 Empire St
    Freeport, IL 61032
    (815)232-0380
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