Dr Howard Elementary School

1117 W Park Ave
Champaign, IL 61821
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Dr Howard Elementary School serves 314 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Dr Howard Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 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 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Dr Howard Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Dr Howard Elementary School's student population of 314 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students314 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Dr Howard 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 diversity score of Dr Howard Elementary School is 0.75, which is more 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
#1133 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
18%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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Black
36%
17%
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White
28%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.750.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChampaign CUSD 4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dr Howard Elementary School is Central High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Franklin Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westview Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Champaign Central High School Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,282 student
    0.6 miles
    610 W University Ave
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3914
    0.6 9-12 1,282
  • Champaign Westview Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 422 students
    0.6 miles
    703 S Russell St
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3905
    0.6 K-5 422
  • Champaign Franklin Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 648 students
    0.7 miles
    817 N Harris Ave
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3819
    0.7 6-8 648
  • Champaign South Side Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 303 students
    0.7 miles
    712 S Pine St
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3890
    0.7 K-5 303
  • Champaign Edison Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 719 students
    1.0 miles
    306 W Green St
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3771
    1 6-8 719

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