Feitshans Elementary School

1101 S 15th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Feitshans Elementary School serves 380 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Feitshans 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 6-9% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Feitshans Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Feitshans Elementary School's student population of 380 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Feitshans 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 Feitshans Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#3509 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
58%
17%
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White
29%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
27%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield 186 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Feitshans Elementary School is Lanphier High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairview Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield Fairview Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 249 students
    0.6 miles
    2200 E Ridgely Ave
    Springfield, IL 62702
    (217) 525-3211
    0.6 K-5 249
  • Springfield Lanphier High School Math: 12% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,199 student
    0.9 miles
    1300 N 11th St
    Springfield, IL 62702
    (217) 525-3080
    0.9 9-12 1,199
  • Springfield Wilcox Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 288 students
    1.0 miles
    2000 Hastings Rd
    Springfield, IL 62702
    (217) 525-3281
    1 K-5 288
  • Springfield Mcclernand Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 246 students
    1.3 miles
    801 N 6th St
    Springfield, IL 62702
    (217) 525-3247
    1.3 K-5 246
  • Springfield Washington Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 645 students
    1.3 miles
    2300 E Jackson St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 525-3182
    1.3 6-8 645

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