Conklin Elementary School

  • Conklin Elementary School serves 416 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 8% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Conklin 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • Conklin Elementary School operates within the Rockford 205 School District.

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School Overview

  • Conklin Elementary School's student population of 416 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students416 students
Conklin Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Conklin Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Conklin Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeConklin Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Conklin Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Conklin Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Conklin Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
4%
5%
Conklin Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2016)
Hispanic
6%
26%
Conklin Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
50%
17%
Conklin Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
31%
49%
Conklin Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
9%
3%
Conklin Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsConklin Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.650.31
Conklin Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
47%
Conklin Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
Conklin Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Conklin Elementary School is Rockford 205 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Rockford 205 School District's student population of 28,270 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,911 in this district is less than the state average of $13,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,459 is less than the state average of $13,417. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four school years.
    School District NameRockford 205 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    51
    3
    Number of Students Managed28,270803
    Rockford 205 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    16%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    23%
    36%
    District Total Revenue$343 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$359 MM$11 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,911$13,105
    District Spending / Student$12,459$13,417
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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