German Valley Grade School

  • German Valley Grade School serves 142 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • German Valley Grade 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 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • German Valley Grade School's student population of 142 students has grown by 73% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students142 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • German Valley Grade School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,524 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of German Valley Grade School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
58%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in German Valley Grade School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
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White
90%
49%
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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 German Valley Grade School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.190.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in German Valley Grade School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in German Valley Grade School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForrestville Valley CUSD 221 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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