Colona Grade School
Colona Grade School serves 464 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Colona Grade 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
Colona Grade School's student population of 464 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Colona Grade School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Colona Grade School is 0.28, 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
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2980 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education
I love this school free lunches they handle bullying well great staff.
i feel as a parent Colona school is not acceptable. good / well behaved kids are punished with those that do not follow directions. There is no before care to help working parents, and the parental involvement is nothing to brag about. The leadership is really poor, my son had a teacher that cursed to the class and nothing was done about it because she is human. But you know if your kid slipped they would have served a detention and as a parent it would have inconveniened us by picking them up later since there is no bus service. If you have junior high student, I don't think this school is making the grade.
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