Christopher Elementary School

501 S Snider St
Christopher, IL 62822
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Christopher Elementary School serves 551 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Christopher 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (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 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Christopher Elementary School's student population of 551 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Christopher 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 Christopher Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#2746 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
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26%
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Black
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17%
White
97%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
23%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChristopher USD 99 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Christopher Elementary School is Christopher High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Zeigler-royalton Junior High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Zeigler-royalton Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Christopher Christopher High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 221 students
    0.7 miles
    1 Bearcat Dr
    Christopher, IL 62822
    (618) 724-9461
    0.7 9-12 221
  • Zeigler Zeigler-royalton Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 294 students
    2.4 miles
    Po Box 87
    Zeigler, IL 62999
    (618) 596-2121
    2.4 PK-5 294
  • Zeigler Zeigler-royalton High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 178 students
    2.4 miles
    Po Box 38
    Zeigler, IL 62999
    (618) 596-5841
    2.4 9-12 178
  • Zeigler Zeigler-royalton Junior High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 131 students
    2.4 miles
    Po Box 87
    Zeigler, IL 62999
    (618) 596-2121
    2.4 6-8 131
  • West Frankfort Denning Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 510 students
    7.6 miles
    1401 W 6th St
    West Frankfort, IL 62896
    (618) 937-2464
    7.6 PK-2 510

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