Dwight Common School

801 S Columbia St
Dwight, IL 60420
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Dwight Common School serves 542 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Dwight Common 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 31% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) 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 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Dwight Common School's student population of 542 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students542 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Dwight Common 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 Dwight Common School is 0.22, 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
#2034 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
88%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDwight Common 232 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dwight Common School is Dwight High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Odell Grade School (7.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dwight Dwight High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 249 students
    0.2 miles
    801 S Franklin St
    Dwight, IL 60420
    (815) 584-6201
    0.2 9-12 249
  • Odell Odell Grade School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 154 students
    7.5 miles
    203 N East St
    Odell, IL 60460
    (815) 998-2272
    7.5 PK-8 154
  • Gardner Gardner-south Wilmington Township High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 184 students
    9.6 miles
    500 E Main St
    Gardner, IL 60424
    (815) 237-2176
    9.6 9-12 184
  • Gardner Gardner Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 195 students
    9.8 miles
    598 N Elm St
    Gardner, IL 60424
    (815) 237-2313
    9.8 PK-8 195
  • South Wilmington South Wilmington Grade School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 87 students
    10.0 miles
    Po Box 459
    South Wilmington, IL 60474
    (815) 237-2281
    10 K-8 87

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