Gilson Brown Elementary School

1613 W Delmar Ave
Godfrey, IL 62035
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 263 students in grades Prekindergarten-2, Gilson Brown Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : 20-24%
  • : 25-29%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gilson Brown Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Gilson Brown Elementary School's student population of 263 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
263 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Gilson Brown Elementary School is 0.65, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
(15-16)
20-24%
31%
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(15-16)
25-29%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gilson Brown 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
8%
27%
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Black
33%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Gilson Brown Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
48%
47%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.65
This chart displays the diversity score of Gilson Brown Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gilson Brown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
2%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gilson Brown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Gilson Brown Elementary School often compared to?
Gilson Brown Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lewis & Clark Elementary School, North Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% IL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% IL state average).
How many students attend Gilson Brown Elementary School?
263 students attend Gilson Brown Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Gilson Brown Elementary School students are White, 33% of students are Black, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 8% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gilson Brown Elementary School?
Gilson Brown Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Gilson Brown Elementary School offer ?
Gilson Brown Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2
What school district is Gilson Brown Elementary School part of?
Gilson Brown Elementary School is part of Alton CUSD 11 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : 20-24%
  • : 25-29%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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