East Elementary School

1035 Washington Ave
Alton, IL 62002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
East Elementary School serves 467 students in grades 3-5.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

East Elementary School's student population of 467 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 18% 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 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of East Elementary School is 0.62, 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 Testing Rank
#2406 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
40%
17%
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White
46%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
2%
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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)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alton Alton Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,408 student
    0.5 miles
    2200 College Ave
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 474-2200
    0.5 6-8 1,408
  • Alton Mark Twain Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 31 students
    0.9 miles
    907 Milton Rd
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2063
    0.9 K-12 31
  • Alton Lovejoy Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 247 students
    1.1 miles
    1043 Tremont St
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2057
    1.1 K-2 247
  • Alton Eunice Smith Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 198 students
    1.7 miles
    2400 Henry St
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2077
    1.7 K-2 198
  • Alton West Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 2-5 | 586 students
    2.4 miles
    1513 State St
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2134
    2.4 2-5 586

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