Arthur CUSD 305 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,083 students in Arthur CUSD 305 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Public Schools in Arthur CUSD 305 School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 38% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Arthur CUSD 305 School District are Atwood-hammond Grade School, Arthur-lovington-atwood-hammond High School and Arthur Grade School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Arthur CUSD 305 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Arthur CUSD 305 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
4 Schools
4,376 Schools
# Students
1,083 Students
1,884,310 Students
# Teachers
n/a
n/a
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Arthur CUSD 305 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 864 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
Overall District Rank
#562 out of 946 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
38%
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Arthur CUSD 305  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.17
0.68
# American Indian Students
1 Student
4,654 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
5 Students
102,340 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
56 Students
508,116 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
27%
# Black Students
11 Students
310,190 Students
% Black Students
1%
17%
# White Students
986 Students
882,908 Students
% White Students
91%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,951 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
24 Students
74,151 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
65
62,610
# Students in K Grade:
76
120,030
# Students in 1st Grade:
63
127,692
# Students in 2nd Grade:
68
128,012
# Students in 3rd Grade:
74
130,498
# Students in 4th Grade:
66
134,686
# Students in 5th Grade:
89
136,784
# Students in 6th Grade:
83
141,801
# Students in 7th Grade:
89
147,090
# Students in 8th Grade:
88
149,406
# Students in 9th Grade:
74
153,852
# Students in 10th Grade:
101
152,861
# Students in 11th Grade:
73
149,155
# Students in 12th Grade:
74
149,833
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,219 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,936. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,382 is less than the state median of $16,134. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$18 MM
$15 MM
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Spending (19-20)
$17 MM
$14 MM
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Revenue / Student
$16,219
$16,936
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Spending / Student
$15,382
$16,134
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Best Arthur CUSD 305 School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Atwood-hammond Grade School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
316 N Illinois St
Atwood, IL 61913
(217) 578-2229
Grades: PK-8
| 263 students
Rank: #22.
Arthur-lovington-atwood-hammond High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
301 E Columbia St
Arthur, IL 61911
(217) 543-2146
Grades: 9-12
| 322 students
Rank: #33.
Arthur Grade School
Math: 28% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
126 E Lincoln St
Arthur, IL 61911
(217) 543-2109
Grades: PK-8
| 337 students
Rank: #44.
Lovington Grade School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
330 S High St
Lovington, IL 61937
(217) 873-4318
Grades: PK-8
| 161 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Arthur CUSD 305 School District
  • 301 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL, 61911-1403
  • (217) 543-2511
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,083 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 1% in IL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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