Creston Elementary School

Po Box 37
Creston, IL 60113
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Creston Elementary School serves 88 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Creston Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Creston Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Creston Elementary School's student population of 88 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students88 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Creston Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Creston Elementary School is 0.40, 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 Testing Rank
#1651 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
76%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCreston CCSD 161 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Creston Elementary School is Kec Central Efe 170 (4.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rochelle Middle School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is May Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Malta Kec Central Efe 170 Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 21 students
    4.7 miles
    Po Box 263
    Malta, IL 60150
    (815) 825-2000
    4.7 11-12 21
  • Rochelle May Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 220 students
    4.9 miles
    1033 N 2nd St
    Rochelle, IL 61068
    (815) 562-6331
    4.9 K-5 220
  • Rochelle Rochelle Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 530 students
    4.9 miles
    111 School Ave
    Rochelle, IL 61068
    (815) 562-7997
    4.9 6-8 530
  • Rochelle Lincoln Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 357 students
    5.1 miles
    1450 20th St
    Rochelle, IL 61068
    (815) 562-4520
    5.1 PK-5 357
  • Rochelle Central Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 256 students
    5.3 miles
    444 N 8th St
    Rochelle, IL 61068
    (815) 562-8251
    5.3 K-5 256

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