Clifford P Carlson Elementary School

4015 Pepper Dr
Rockford, IL 61114
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Clifford P Carlson Elementary School serves 411 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Clifford P Carlson 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 student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Clifford P Carlson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Clifford P Carlson Elementary School's student population of 411 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Clifford P Carlson 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 Clifford P Carlson Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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
#2502 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
27%
17%
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White
46%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Clifford P Carlson Elementary School is Regional Alternative School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Eisenhower Middle School (1.1 miles away)
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