Channing Memorial Elementary School

  • Channing Memorial Elementary School serves 481 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (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 9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Channing Memorial 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Channing Memorial Elementary School's student population of 481 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Channing Memorial Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Channing Memorial Elementary School is 0.29, 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#3292 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Channing Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
84%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Channing Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Channing Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
5%
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 Channing Memorial Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.290.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Channing Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Channing Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSD U-46 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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