Dahlgren Elementary School

  • Dahlgren Elementary School serves 172 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 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 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Dahlgren Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Dahlgren Elementary School's student population of 172 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 1000% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students172 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dahlgren Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The diversity score of Dahlgren Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
97%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dahlgren Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.060.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dahlgren Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamilton County Cusd 10 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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