Clarence E Culver School

  • Clarence E Culver School serves 587 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (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 52% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Clarence E Culver School's student population of 587 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students587 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clarence E Culver School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clarence E Culver School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#719 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clarence E Culver 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 Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
22%
5%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
60%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.570.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNiles ESD 71 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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