Dennis Early Childhood Center

  • Dennis Early Childhood Center serves 327 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Dennis Early Childhood Center's student population of 327 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 60% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio23:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
63%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dennis Early Childhood Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
7%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dennis Early Childhood Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.550.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dennis Early Childhood Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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