Gardner Elementary School

  • Gardner Elementary School serves 213 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Gardner Elementary School's student population of 213 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students213 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gardner Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gardner Elementary School is 0.25, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1534 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
12%
26%
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White
86%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gardner Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.250.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGardner CCSD 72C School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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