Cowden-herrick Grade School

  • Cowden-herrick Grade School serves 148 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cowden-herrick Grade School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Cowden-herrick Grade School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Cowden-herrick Grade School's student population of 148 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students148 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cowden-herrick Grade School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cowden-herrick Grade School is 0.04, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#922 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
98%
48%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.040.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCowden-Herrick CUSD 3a School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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