Christa Mcauliffe School

  • Christa Mcauliffe School serves 519 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (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 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Christa Mcauliffe 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 50%) 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 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Christa Mcauliffe School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Christa Mcauliffe School's student population of 519 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Christa Mcauliffe School is ranked within the top 30% 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 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Christa Mcauliffe 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#923 out of 3679 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Christa Mcauliffe School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Christa Mcauliffe 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 Ratio14:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Christa Mcauliffe School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Christa Mcauliffe School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Christa Mcauliffe School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Christa Mcauliffe School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
84%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Christa Mcauliffe School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 Christa Mcauliffe School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.290.67
This chart display the diversity score of Christa Mcauliffe School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Christa Mcauliffe 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKirby SD 140 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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