1602 Dixon Rd
Rock Falls, IL 61071
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School serves 224 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 224 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School's student population of 224 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
224 students
This chart display total students of East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School is 0.31, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1662 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
14%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
82%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.31
This chart display the diversity score of East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).

How many students attend East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School?

224 students attend East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

82% of East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What grades does East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School offer ?

East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

School Calendar

View the East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School yearly calendar below.

School Reviews

Review East Coloma - Nelson Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Should Public Schools Provide Students with Vocational Opportunities?
Learn about the benefits associated with vocational education at public high schools, including high-demand career opportunities and improved learning for kinetic and active students.
Will Your Child Fail in a Larger Class?
Learn about how budget cuts are forcing public schools to cut teaching positions, which lead to larger class sizes. Make sure your child is prepared to face the changes of a different class size.
Prevent Suicide
Prevent Suicide
988 is the suicide and crisis lifeline. Parents, teachers, and students can help prevent suicide once they know the warning signs.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 224 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Quick Links