Coal City CUSD 1 School District

550 S Carbon Hill Rd
Coal City, IL 60416-1663
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Coal City CUSD 1 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public elementary schools serving 1,464 students in Coal City CUSD 1 School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public elementary schools in Illinois.
Public Elementary Schools in Coal City CUSD 1 School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Illinois public elementary school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 15% 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
5 Schools
3,096 Schools
# Students
2,064 Students
1,197,862 Students
# Teachers
141 Teachers
88,881 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Coal City CUSD 1 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IL)
#91 out of 926 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Coal City CUSD 1  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
46%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Coal City 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.
50%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Coal City 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)
90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Coal City CUSD 1  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.25
0.69
# American Indian Students
10 Students
2,945 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
64,865 Students
% Asian Students
1%
6%
# Hispanic Students
209 Students
321,340 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
27%
# Black Students
10 Students
203,814 Students
% Black Students
n/a
17%
# White Students
1,775 Students
551,896 Students
% White Students
86%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,168 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
46 Students
51,802 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
108
51,532
# Students in K Grade:
139
120,357
# Students in 1st Grade:
143
127,110
# Students in 2nd Grade:
134
127,741
# Students in 3rd Grade:
131
127,543
# Students in 4th Grade:
148
129,635
# Students in 5th Grade:
158
133,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
165
135,715
# Students in 7th Grade:
158
116,853
# Students in 8th Grade:
180
120,230
# Students in 9th Grade:
142
2,044
# Students in 10th Grade:
140
1,799
# Students in 11th Grade:
156
1,672
# Students in 12th Grade:
162
1,721
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,737 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,931 is less than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$35 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Coal City 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
$33 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Coal City 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
$16,737
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Coal City 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
$15,931
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Coal City 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 Coal City CUSD 1 School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Coal City Middle School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
500 S Carbon Hill Rd
Coal City, IL 60416
(815) 634-5039
Grades: 6-8
| 503 students
Rank: #22.
Coal City Intermediate School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
305 E Division St
Coal City, IL 60416
(815) 634-2182
Grades: 4-5
| 306 students
Rank: #33.
Coal City Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 N Broadway St
Coal City, IL 60416
(815) 634-2334
Grades: 2-3
| 265 students
Rank: n/an/a
755 S Carbon Hill Rd
Coal City, IL 60416
(815) 634-5042
Grades: PK-1
| 390 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,064 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in IL)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 46% (Top 20%)
  • : 50% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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