Creston CCSD 161 School District

Po Box 37
Creston, IL 60113-0037
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Creston CCSD 161 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public school serving 84 students in Creston CCSD 161 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Illinois.
Public School in Creston CCSD 161 School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 31% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
1 School
4,386 Schools
# Students
84 Students
1,867,247 Students
# Teachers
13 Teachers
134,644 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
6:1

District Rank

Creston CCSD 161 School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 918 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
Overall District Rank
#239 out of 926 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Creston CCSD 161  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Creston CCSD 161  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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Creston CCSD 161  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.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.48
0.68
# American Indian Students
n/a
4,748 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
100,579 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
23 Students
506,853 Students
% Hispanic Students
27%
27%
# Black Students
3 Students
308,140 Students
% Black Students
4%
17%
# White Students
56 Students
868,645 Students
% White Students
67%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,861 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2 Students
76,347 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
71,078
# Students in K Grade:
5
124,988
# Students in 1st Grade:
13
127,117
# Students in 2nd Grade:
12
127,748
# Students in 3rd Grade:
6
127,544
# Students in 4th Grade:
10
129,636
# Students in 5th Grade:
10
133,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
7
135,734
# Students in 7th Grade:
11
141,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
10
145,775
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
157,172
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
149,262
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
146,253
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
149,901
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $32,488 is higher than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,714 is higher than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$3 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Creston CCSD 161  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
$2 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Creston CCSD 161  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
$32,488
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Creston CCSD 161  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$23,714
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Creston CCSD 161  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Creston CCSD 161 School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Creston Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 37
Creston, IL 60113
(815) 384-3920
Grades: K-8
| 84 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Creston CCSD 161 School District?
Creston CCSD 161 School District manages 1 public schools serving 84 students.
What is the rank of Creston CCSD 161 School District?
Creston CCSD 161 School District is ranked #254 out of 918 school districts in Illinois (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Illinois school districts for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Creston CCSD 161 School District?
67% of Creston CCSD 161 School District students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Creston CCSD 161 School District?
Creston CCSD 161 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 6:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What is Creston CCSD 161 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $23,714 is higher than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 1 school
  • Grades: KG-08
  • Enrollment: 84 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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