Harriet Gifford Elementary School

  • Harriet Gifford Elementary School serves 473 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (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 8% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Harriet Gifford Elementary School's student population of 473 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harriet Gifford Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harriet Gifford Elementary School is 0.49, 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#3040 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harriet Gifford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harriet Gifford 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Harriet Gifford Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Harriet Gifford Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
69%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Harriet Gifford Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
18%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Harriet Gifford Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
9%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Harriet Gifford Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Harriet Gifford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harriet Gifford Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.490.67
This chart display the diversity score of Harriet Gifford Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harriet Gifford Elementary 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
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harriet Gifford Elementary 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 NameSD U-46 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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