Clifford P Carlson Elementary School

  • Clifford P Carlson Elementary School serves 418 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 17% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Clifford P Carlson Elementary School's student population of 418 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clifford P Carlson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clifford P Carlson Elementary School is 0.68, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.68. 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#2333 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clifford P Carlson Elementary 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)
17%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clifford P Carlson Elementary 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 Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
27%
17%
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White
48%
49%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clifford P Carlson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.680.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clifford P Carlson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford SD 205 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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