East Elementary School

  • East Elementary School serves 467 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • East Elementary 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • East Elementary School's student population of 467 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Elementary School is 0.61, 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)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2963 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
40%
17%
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White
47%
48%
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Two or more races
11%
3%
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Diversity Score0.610.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlton CUSD 11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to East Elementary School is Mark Twain (0.9 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Alton Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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