Dwight Common School serves 514 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 514 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 17%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IL
- Math Proficiency: 15% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 17% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Dwight Common School's student population of 514 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Dwight Common School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dwight Common School is 0.30, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2411 out of 3663 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Dwight Common School's ranking?
Dwight Common School is ranked #2411 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 17% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Dwight Common School?
514 students attend Dwight Common School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Dwight Common School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dwight Common School?
Dwight Common School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dwight Common School offer ?
Dwight Common School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Dwight Common School part of?
Dwight Common School is part of Dwight Common SD 232 School District.
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