Gray M Sanborn Elementary School

  • Gray M Sanborn Elementary School serves 624 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Gray M Sanborn Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Gray M Sanborn Elementary School's student population of 624 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students624 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gray M Sanborn Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Gray M Sanborn Elementary School is 0.63, 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#1925 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
51%
26%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
32%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gray M Sanborn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalatine CCSD 15 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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A good school with a long-time principal and many long-time teachers. My experience is based on 1995 to 2006 children enrollment. An extremely high level of parental involvement is obvious. Music and art offerings are limited but the community has many offerings. The building is OLD with many updates and mostly well maintained. The school has an inordinate amount of Hispanic students due to bussing from the north end of the district. Other district school do not receive as many ESL students and this building does not receive enough funding to deal with the ASL population.
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