Galena Primary School

Tel: (815)402-2786
  • Galena Primary School serves 358 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Galena Primary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • Galena Primary School operates within the Galena Usd 120 School District.

School Overview

  • Galena Primary School's student population of 358 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students358 students
Galena Primary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Galena Primary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Galena Primary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeGalena Primary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Galena Primary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Galena Primary School is 0.36, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Galena Primary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
1%
5%
Galena Primary School Asian Students (1995-2016)
Hispanic
17%
26%
Galena Primary School Black Students (1992-2016)
Black
4%
17%
Galena Primary School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
78%
49%
Galena Primary School White Students (1989-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsGalena Primary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.360.31
Galena Primary School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
47%
Galena Primary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
Galena Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Galena Primary School is Galena Usd 120 School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Galena Usd 120 School District's student population of 837 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,458 is higher than the state average of $13,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 27% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,718 is less than the state average of $13,417. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameGalena Usd 120 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    3
    Number of Students Managed837803
    Galena Usd 120 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    36%
    District Total Revenue$11 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$10 MM$11 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,458$13,105
    District Spending / Student$12,718$13,417
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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