1062 Boskydell Rd
Carbondale, IL 62902
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Giant City Elementary School serves 211 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Giant City Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Giant City Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Giant City Elementary School's student population of 211 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Giant City Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Giant City Elementary School is 0.31, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#173 out of 3655 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
83%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 211 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31 (Btm 50%)

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