Central Grade School

  • Central Grade School serves 678 students in grades 2-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Central Grade School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Central Grade School's student population of 678 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students678 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Grade School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Grade School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#1692 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
90%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Grade School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.190.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEffingham CUSD 40 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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