Dixon Elementary School

  • Dixon Elementary School serves 562 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dixon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Dixon Elementary School's student population of 562 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students562 students
This chart display total students of Dixon Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Dixon Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Dixon Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Dixon Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dixon Elementary School is 0.02, 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 School Rank#1502 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Dixon Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dixon 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dixon 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dixon Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dixon Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
99%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dixon Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
48%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dixon Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.020.68
This chart display the diversity score of Dixon Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dixon 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 Dixon Elementary School 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 NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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