Harding Grade School

  • Harding Grade School serves 139 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Harding Grade School's student population of 139 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students139 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harding Grade School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harding Grade School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#1507 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
85%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.270.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSerena CUSD 2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Serena Serena Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-8 | 139 students
    6.3 miles
    Po Box 107
    Serena, IL 60549
    (815)496-9250
    6.3 K-8 139
  • Serena Serena High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 215 students
    6.3 miles
    Po Box 107
    Serena, IL 60549
    (815)496-2361
    6.3 9-12 215
  • Earlville Earlville Jr/sr High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 133 students
    6.4 miles
    Po Box 539
    Earlville, IL 60518
    (815)246-8361
    6.4 9-12 133
  • Ottawa Wallace Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 320 students
    7.4 miles
    1463 N 33rd Rd
    Ottawa, IL 61350
    (815)433-2986
    7.4 PK-8 320
  • Leland Leland High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 78 students
    7.6 miles
    370 N Main St
    Leland, IL 60531
    (815)495-3231
    7.6 9-12 78

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