Gale School

  • Gale School serves 304 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (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 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Gale 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 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Gale School's student population of 304 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gale School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gale School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1413 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
12%
17%
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White
75%
48%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gale School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.420.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGalesburg CUSD 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Galesburg Galesburg High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1271 students
    0.3 miles
    1135 W Fremont St
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)973-2001
    0.3 9-12 1271
  • Galesburg Churchill Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 485 students
    0.8 miles
    905 Maple Ave
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)973-2002
    0.8 6-8 485
  • Galesburg Steele School
    Grades: K-5 | 341 students
    1.3 miles
    1480 W Main St
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)973-2016
    1.3 K-5 341
  • Galesburg Silas Willard Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 469 students
    1.5 miles
    460 Fifer St
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)973-2015
    1.5 K-5 469
  • Galesburg Raes East Alternative Ed Alternative School
    Grades: 12 | 4 students
    1.8 miles
    325 E Main St
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)345-0101
    1.8 12 4

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