Coolidge Elementary School

  • Coolidge Elementary School serves 553 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (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 34% (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 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Coolidge Elementary School's student population of 553 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Coolidge Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Coolidge Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Coolidge Elementary School is 0.67, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1696 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Coolidge 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)
34%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Coolidge 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
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Coolidge Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
37%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Coolidge Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
40%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Coolidge Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
18%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Coolidge Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Coolidge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Coolidge Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.670.68
This chart display the diversity score of Coolidge Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Coolidge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Coolidge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLansing SD 158 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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