Cullen Elementary School
Cullen Elementary School serves 185 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Cullen 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Cullen Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Cullen Elementary School's student population of 185 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Cullen 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 Cullen Elementary School is 0.06, 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 Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3141 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education
The intimidation tactics that are used by some staff on children has to be unacceptable. Some teachers lose focus on the importance of their position which is to teach, strive and show the children leadership skills. This school is lacking it and I would not recommend this school to parents who are devoted and concern about the wellbeing of their children.
I was a student at Cullen and I have to say that it satisfied my educational needs I would recommend this school to anyone
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