Dixon USD 170 School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,704 students in Dixon USD 170 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Public Schools in Dixon USD 170 School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 38% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dixon USD 170 School District are Madison School, Dixon High School and Jefferson Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dixon USD 170 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dixon USD 170 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Dixon USD 170 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
5 Schools
4,228 Schools
# Students
2,704 Students
1,988,252 Students
# Teachers
154 Teachers
127,113 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Dixon USD 170 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 863 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 79% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
Overall District Rank
#658 out of 946 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dixon USD 170  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dixon USD 170  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dixon USD 170  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(17-18)
79%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dixon USD 170  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.33
0.68
# American Indian Students
3 Students
5,547 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
33 Students
101,156 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
160 Students
521,438 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
26%
# Black Students
68 Students
333,842 Students
% Black Students
2%
17%
# White Students
2,206 Students
954,799 Students
% White Students
82%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,072 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
234 Students
69,450 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
120
79,100
# Students in K Grade:
202
131,420
# Students in 1st Grade:
188
136,761
# Students in 2nd Grade:
210
139,116
# Students in 3rd Grade:
187
144,615
# Students in 4th Grade:
213
148,125
# Students in 5th Grade:
218
150,631
# Students in 6th Grade:
220
148,892
# Students in 7th Grade:
197
148,478
# Students in 8th Grade:
207
150,263
# Students in 9th Grade:
196
158,611
# Students in 10th Grade:
189
154,544
# Students in 11th Grade:
176
149,814
# Students in 12th Grade:
181
147,866
# Ungraded Students:
-
16

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,599 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,255. The school district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,784 is higher than the state median of $18,215. The school district spending/student has grown by 49% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$40 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dixon USD 170  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$51 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Dixon USD 170  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,599
$19,255
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dixon USD 170  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,784
$18,215
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dixon USD 170  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Dixon USD 170 School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Madison School
Math: 22% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
618 Division St
Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 284-7724
Grades: 4-5
| 430 students
Rank: #22.
Dixon High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Lincoln Statue
Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 284-7723
Grades: 9-12
| 743 students
Rank: #33.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
800 4th Ave
Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 284-7724
Grades: 2-3
| 396 students
Rank: #44.
Reagan Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
620 Division St
Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 284-7725
Grades: 6-8
| 623 students
703 E Morgan St
Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 284-7727
Grades: PK-1
| 512 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,704 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Top 1% in IL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33

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