Dewey Elementary School

  • Dewey Elementary School serves 211 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dewey Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Dewey Elementary School's student population of 211 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dewey Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Dewey Elementary School is 0.33, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank#1878 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
81%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dewey Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.330.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQuincy 172 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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