435 North St
Crete, IL 60417
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Crete Elementary School serves 421 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Crete 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 421 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Crete Elementary School's student population of 421 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
421 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Crete Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Crete Elementary School is 0.64, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2002 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
18%
27%
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Black
54%
17%
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White
18%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).

How many students attend Crete Elementary School?

421 students attend Crete Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

54% of Crete Elementary School students are Black, 18% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What grades does Crete Elementary School offer ?

Crete Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Crete Elementary School part of?

Crete Elementary School is part of Crete Monee Community Unit School District 201u.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 421 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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