Central Elementary School

215 E Central Blvd
Kewanee, IL 61443
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Central Elementary School serves 390 students in grades 4-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (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 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Central 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 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 390 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Central 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 Central Elementary School is 0.53, 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
#2723 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
22%
26%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
65%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
41%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKewanee CUSD 229 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Central Elementary School is Kewanee High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Junior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Irving Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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