Denkmann Elementary School

  • Denkmann Elementary School serves 418 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 17% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Denkmann 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Denkmann Elementary School's student population of 418 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Denkmann Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Denkmann Elementary School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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 (16-17)#2618 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Denkmann Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Denkmann Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
21%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Denkmann Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
16%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Denkmann Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
55%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Denkmann Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Denkmann Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Denkmann Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.630.67
This chart display the diversity score of Denkmann Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Denkmann Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Denkmann Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRock Island 41 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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I attended Denkmann Elementary School through my entire grade school experience. The faculty is involved and inspiring, the curriculum is designed to challenge and excite the students about learning. I thoroughly enjoyed my years at Denkmann and keep in contact with many of my former teachers there.
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