Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy

157 N Root St
Aurora, IL 60505
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 271 students in grades 4-8, Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 271 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Top 50% in IL
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy's student population of 271 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
Total Students
271 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy ranks within the top 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
#1498 out of 3663 schools
(Top 50%)
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15-19%
28%
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35-39%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
91%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
3%
47%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
43%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy's ranking?
Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy is ranked #1498 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy often compared to?
Fred Rodgers Magnet Academyis often viewed alongside schools like K D Waldo Middle School, L D Brady Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy?
271 students attend Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy?
Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy offer ?
Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy offers enrollment in grades 4-8
What school district is Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy part of?
Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy is part of Aurora East USD 131 School District.

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Last Day of School - Half Day for Students - School Improvement
June 03, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 271 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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