Cobden Elementary School

413 N Appleknocker St
Cobden, IL 62920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Cobden Elementary School serves 199 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cobden Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cobden Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Cobden Elementary School's student population of 199 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
199 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Cobden Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Cobden Elementary School is 0.37, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2004 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
21%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
77%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
29%
27%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cobden Elementary School's ranking?
Cobden Elementary School is ranked #2004 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Cobden Elementary School often compared to?
Cobden Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Shawnee Elementary School, Jonesboro Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Cobden Elementary School?
199 students attend Cobden Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Cobden Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cobden Elementary School?
Cobden Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Cobden Elementary School offer ?
Cobden Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Cobden Elementary School part of?
Cobden Elementary School is part of Cobden Sud 17 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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