Early Learning Center

  • Early Learning Center serves 650 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Early Learning Center's student population of 650 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students650 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Early Learning Center
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Early Learning Center's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Early Learning Center is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio22:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
38%
17%
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White
42%
49%
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Two or more races
15%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Early Learning Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.660.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Early Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield SD 186 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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