Illinois School For The Deaf

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Illinois School For The Deaf serves 157 students.
Illinois School For The Deaf placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Illinois School For The Deaf places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Illinois School For The Deaf's student population of 157 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades Offeredn/a
Total Students157 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Illinois School For The Deaf
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Illinois School For The Deaf by grade.

School Comparison

Illinois School For The Deaf 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 Illinois School For The Deaf is 0.73, which is more 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
#3337 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Illinois School For The Deaf, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Illinois School For The Deaf 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois School For The Deaf 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Illinois School For The Deaf and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Illinois School For The Deaf and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
28%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Illinois School For The Deaf and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
37%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Illinois School For The Deaf and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Illinois School For The Deaf and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Illinois School For The Deaf. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.730.68
This chart display the diversity score of Illinois School For The Deaf and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois School For The Deaf and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
14%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDept Of Human Services School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Illinois School For The Deaf is Arc (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jacksonville Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eisenhower Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville Jacksonville Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 515 students
    0.5 miles
    664 Lincoln Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 243-4384
    0.5 7-8 515
  • Jacksonville Arc Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 11 students
    0.6 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 243-8438
    0.6 10-12 11
  • Jacksonville The Lafayette Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 49 students
    0.6 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 243-8438
    0.6 11-12 49
  • Jacksonville Eisenhower Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 338 students
    0.8 miles
    1901 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 245-5107
    0.8 K-6 338
  • Jacksonville Washington Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 301 students
    0.8 miles
    524 S Kosciusko St
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 243-6711
    0.8 K-6 301

School Reviews

5  
It has been a long time since my son, Robert Graves attended the Illinois School for the Deaf. I believe he graduated in 1992 or 1993. It was a learning experience for both Robert and myself. I would rate the school and dedicated teachers A-1. I would like to know if it is possible to get a copy of Roberts diploma. Somehow throughout the years, his diploma got lost. Would very much appreciate it. Thank you! Pat Schwengels........Roberts mother.
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