Brown County CUSD 1 School District

502 E Main St
Mt Sterling, IL 62353-1377
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools serving 480 students in Brown County CUSD 1 School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Illinois.
Public Elementary Schools in Brown County CUSD 1 School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Illinois public elementary school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public elementary school average of 54% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
3 Schools
3,096 Schools
# Students
699 Students
1,197,862 Students
# Teachers
55 Teachers
88,881 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Brown County CUSD 1 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 918 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 80-89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IL)
#404 out of 926 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Brown County CUSD 1  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
24%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brown County CUSD 1  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
28%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brown County CUSD 1  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(17-18)
≥90%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Brown County CUSD 1  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.12
0.69
# American Indian Students
n/a
2,945 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2 Students
64,865 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
6%
# Hispanic Students
21 Students
321,340 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
27%
# Black Students
9 Students
203,814 Students
% Black Students
1%
17%
# White Students
657 Students
551,896 Students
% White Students
94%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,168 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
10 Students
51,802 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
67
51,532
# Students in K Grade:
44
120,357
# Students in 1st Grade:
34
127,110
# Students in 2nd Grade:
46
127,741
# Students in 3rd Grade:
42
127,543
# Students in 4th Grade:
59
129,635
# Students in 5th Grade:
42
133,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
45
135,715
# Students in 7th Grade:
57
116,853
# Students in 8th Grade:
44
120,230
# Students in 9th Grade:
74
2,044
# Students in 10th Grade:
40
1,799
# Students in 11th Grade:
53
1,672
# Students in 12th Grade:
52
1,721
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,462 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,552 is less than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 21% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$15 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Brown County CUSD 1  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$14 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Brown County CUSD 1  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,462
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Brown County CUSD 1  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,552
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Brown County CUSD 1  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Brown County CUSD 1 School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Brown County Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
501 Nw Cross St
Mount Sterling, IL 62353
(217) 773-7500
Grades: PK-4
| 292 students
Rank: #22.
Brown County Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
504 E Main Street
Mount Sterling, IL 62353
(217) 773-7500
Grades: 5-8
| 188 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 699 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in IL)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 24% (Top 50%)
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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