Illinois School

  • Illinois School serves 372 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (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 40% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Illinois School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Illinois School's student population of 372 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students372 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Illinois School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Illinois School is 0.17, 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#1836 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
91%
17%
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White
4%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Illinois School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.170.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois 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 NameMatteson ESD 162 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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