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).

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School Overview

Clara Peterson Elementary School's student population of 289 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
289 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

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 Data
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State Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Clara Peterson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Btm 50% in IL)

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