Farmingdale Elementary School

  • Farmingdale Elementary School serves 464 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 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 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Farmingdale 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Farmingdale Elementary School's student population of 464 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students464 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Farmingdale Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Farmingdale Elementary School is 0.17, 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#1388 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Farmingdale 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
91%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Farmingdale Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.170.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Farmingdale Elementary 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 (13-14)
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Farmingdale Elementary 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 NamePleasant Plains CUSD 8 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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