Cornell Elementary School

300 N 7th St
Cornell, IL 61319
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Cornell Elementary School serves 101 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Cornell 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 101 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Cornell Elementary School's student population of 101 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (19-20)
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Cornell 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 Cornell Elementary School is 0.13, 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
#2453 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
93%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cornell Elementary School's ranking?
Cornell Elementary School is ranked #2453 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% 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 Cornell Elementary School?
101 students attend Cornell Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Cornell Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does Cornell Elementary School offer ?
Cornell Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Cornell Elementary School part of?
Cornell Elementary School is part of Cornell CCSD 426 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 101 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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