Gardner Elementary School

1 Ed Gardner Pl
Waterloo, IL 62298
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Gardner Elementary School serves 401 students in grades 4-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Gardner Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Gardner Elementary School's student population of 401 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Gardner Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Gardner Elementary School is 0.10, 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
#303 out of 3672 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
White
95%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterloo CUSD 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gardner Elementary School is Waterloo High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waterloo Junior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rogers Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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