Durfee Magnet Elementary School

Durfee Magnet Elementary School serves 369 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Durfee Magnet 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Durfee Magnet Elementary School's student population of 369 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Durfee Magnet 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 Durfee Magnet Elementary School is 0.59, 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
#3583 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
58%
17%
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White
25%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Durfee Magnet Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur 61 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Durfee Magnet Elementary School is Macarthur High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dennis Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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