Il School For The Visually Impaired

  • Il School For The Visually Impaired serves 61 students in grades 12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Il School For The Visually Impaired's student population of 61 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Magnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 12
Total Students61 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Il School For The Visually Impaired's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Il School For The Visually Impaired is 0.33, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
32%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio3:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
12%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
81%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Il School For The Visually Impaired.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.330.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Il School For The Visually Impaired and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDept of Human Services School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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