Edison Primary School

  • Edison Primary School serves 251 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Edison Primary School's student population of 251 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edison Primary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edison Primary School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#2534 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
70%
17%
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White
13%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edison Primary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.470.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edison Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKankakee SD 111 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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