Early Step Pre-school

1217 14th St
Fulton, IL 61252
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Early Step Pre-school serves 50 students in grades Prekindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Early Step Pre-school's student population of 50 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students50 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Early Step Pre-school
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Early Step Pre-school is 0.12, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
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26%
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Black
2%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Early Step Pre-school and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
94%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Early Step Pre-school and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.120.68
This chart display the diversity score of Early Step Pre-school and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Early Step Pre-school and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
27%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiver Bend CUSD 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Early Step Pre-school is Fulton High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is River Bend Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fulton Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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