Chatham Elementary School

525 S College St
Chatham, IL 62629
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Chatham Elementary School serves 581 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Chatham Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 48% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Chatham Elementary School's student population of 581 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Chatham Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Chatham Elementary School is 0.35, 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
#780 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
80%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBall Chatham CUSD 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chatham Elementary School is Glenwood High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Glenwood Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glenwood Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chatham Glenwood Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 701 students
    1.6 miles
    1401 E Plummer Blvd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-6704
    1.6 K-4 701
  • Chatham Glenwood High School Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,403 student
    1.6 miles
    1501 E Plummer Blvd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-2424
    1.6 9-12 1,403
  • Chatham Glenwood Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 743 students
    2.8 miles
    595 Chatham Rd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-2481
    2.8 7-8 743
  • Chatham Ball Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 653 students
    3.0 miles
    1015 New City Rd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-2414
    3 PK-4 653
  • Chatham Glenwood Intermediate School Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 725 students
    3.0 miles
    465 Chatham Rd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-1183
    3 5-6 725

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