Cornell Elementary School

  • Cornell Elementary School serves 108 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Cornell Elementary School's student population of 108 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cornell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cornell Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2725 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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Hispanic
9%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
88%
48%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cornell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.220.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cornell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCornell CCSD 426 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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