Garden Hills Elementary School

2001 Garden Hills Dr
Champaign, IL 61821
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Garden Hills Elementary School serves 447 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Garden Hills 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 7% (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 9% (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 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Garden Hills Elementary School's student population of 447 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students447 students
This chart display total students of Garden Hills Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Garden Hills Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Garden Hills Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Garden Hills Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Garden Hills 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 Garden Hills 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
#3493 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Garden Hills Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garden Hills 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)
9%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garden Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Garden Hills Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Garden Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Garden Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
63%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garden Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
6%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garden Hills Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Garden Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Garden Hills Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.570.68
This chart display the diversity score of Garden Hills Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garden Hills 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)
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Garden Hills 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 NameChampaign CUSD 4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Garden Hills Elementary School is Actions Program (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Franklin Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dr Howard Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Champaign Dr Howard Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 314 students
    1.4 miles
    1117 W Park Ave
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3866
    1.4 K-5 314
  • Champaign Franklin Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 648 students
    1.4 miles
    817 N Harris Ave
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3819
    1.4 6-8 648
  • Champaign Actions Program
    Grades: K-12
    1.6 miles
    1103 N Neil St
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3701
    1.6 K-12 n/a
  • Champaign Novak Academy Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 42 students
    1.6 miles
    815 N Randolph St
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 352-4328
    1.6 9-12 42
  • Champaign Stratton Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 488 students
    1.6 miles
    902 N Randolph St
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 373-7330
    1.6 K-5 488

School Reviews

Review Garden Hills Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about how your school will address pandemic health issues, such as the H1N1 virus, and how you can be proactive in learning about school closing guidelines.
Learn how parents of gifted children can find additional academic challenges and support programs both in and outside of public schools.
Learn more about the debate behind private school vouchers and whether they are a viable public school alternative for your child.