Early Learning Center

Early Learning Center serves 681 students in grades Prekindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Early Learning Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Early Learning Center's student population of 681 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students681 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Early Learning Center is 0.68, which is equal to 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
35%
17%
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White
42%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
15%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield 186 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Early Learning Center is Lawrence Education Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benjamin Franklin Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Black Hawk Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield Black Hawk Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 244 students
    0.1 miles
    2500 S College St
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217) 525-3195
    0.1 K-5 244
  • Springfield Harvard Park Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 411 students
    0.7 miles
    2501 S 11th St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 525-3214
    0.7 PK-5 411
  • Springfield Lawrence Education Center
    Grades: 9-12
    0.7 miles
    101 E Laurel St
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217) 525-3144
    0.7 9-12 n/a
  • Springfield Springfield Learning Academy Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 122 students
    0.7 miles
    101 E Laurel St
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217) 525-3358
    0.7 9-12 122
  • Springfield Benjamin Franklin Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 788 students
    0.9 miles
    1200 Outer Park Dr
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217) 787-3006
    0.9 6-8 788

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