Clara Peterson Elementary School

Po Box 50
Paxton, IL 60957
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Clara Peterson Elementary School serves 289 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Clara Peterson Elementary School's student population of 289 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students289 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Clara Peterson Elementary School is 0.19, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
90%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clara Peterson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaxton-Buckley-Loda Cud 10 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Clara Peterson Elementary School is Paxton-buckley-loda High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Paxton-buckley-loda Junior High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pbl Eastlawn (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Paxton Pbl Eastlawn Math: 37% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 266 students
    0.3 miles
    Po Box 50
    Paxton, IL 60957
    (217) 379-2000
    0.3 3-5 266
  • Paxton Paxton-buckley-loda Junior High School Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 309 students
    0.4 miles
    Po Box 50
    Paxton, IL 60957
    (217) 379-9202
    0.4 6-8 309
  • Paxton Paxton-buckley-loda High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 481 students
    1.1 miles
    Po Box 50
    Paxton, IL 60957
    (217) 379-4331
    1.1 9-12 481
  • Ludlow Ludlow Elementary School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 70 students
    5.1 miles
    Po Box 130
    Ludlow, IL 60949
    (217) 396-5261
    5.1 K-8 70
  • Rantoul Eastlawn Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 279 students
    9.8 miles
    650 N Maplewood Dr
    Rantoul, IL 61866
    (217) 892-2131
    9.8 PK-5 279

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