Illinois School For The Deaf

  • Illinois School For The Deaf serves 150 students.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (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 ≤10% (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 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Illinois School For The Deaf's student population of 150 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Magnet School
Grades Offeredn/a
Total Students150 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Illinois School For The Deaf
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Illinois School For The Deaf's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Illinois School For The Deaf is 0.70, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
32%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio3:116:1
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 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
22%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
35%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
36%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.700.68
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
46%
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 2016-17 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

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Illinois School For The Deaf is Arc (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Jonathan Turner Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Arc (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville Jonathan Turner Junior High School Magnet School
    Grades: 7-8 | 516 students
    0.5 miles
    664 Lincoln Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-4384
    0.5 7-8 516
  • Jacksonville Arc Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 15 students
    0.6 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-8438
    0.6 6-12 15
  • Jacksonville The Lafayette Academy Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 47 students
    0.6 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-8438
    0.6 9-12 47
  • Jacksonville Eisenhower Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 369 students
    0.8 miles
    1901 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)245-5107
    0.8 K-6 369
  • Jacksonville Washington Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 290 students
    0.8 miles
    524 S Kosciusko St
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-6711
    0.8 K-6 290

School Reviews

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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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