Freeport School District 145

501 E South St
Freeport, IL 61032-9676
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Freeport School District 145 ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,581 students in Freeport School District 145. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Public Schools in Freeport School District 145 have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 38% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Freeport School District 145 are Center Elementary School, Empire Elementary School and Blackhawk Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Freeport School District 145 has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
8 Schools
4,376 Schools
# Students
3,581 Students
1,884,191 Students
# Teachers
n/a
n/a
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Freeport School District 145, 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 77% has decreased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
Overall District Rank
#830 out of 946 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Freeport School District 145, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Freeport School District 145 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)
17%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Freeport School District 145 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)
77%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Freeport School District 145 and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.69
0.68
# American Indian Students
5 Students
4,654 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
31 Students
102,340 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
416 Students
508,107 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
27%
# Black Students
963 Students
310,189 Students
% Black Students
27%
17%
# White Students
1,640 Students
882,806 Students
% White Students
46%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,951 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
523 Students
74,144 Students
% of Two or more races Students
14%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
127
62,601
# Students in K Grade:
243
119,972
# Students in 1st Grade:
254
127,640
# Students in 2nd Grade:
263
128,012
# Students in 3rd Grade:
271
130,498
# Students in 4th Grade:
241
134,686
# Students in 5th Grade:
261
136,784
# Students in 6th Grade:
278
141,801
# Students in 7th Grade:
264
147,090
# Students in 8th Grade:
279
149,406
# Students in 9th Grade:
276
153,852
# Students in 10th Grade:
262
152,861
# Students in 11th Grade:
284
149,155
# Students in 12th Grade:
278
149,833
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,466 is higher than the state median of $17,033. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,589 is higher than the state median of $16,227. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$70 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Freeport School District 145 and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$67 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Freeport School District 145 and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,466
$17,033
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Freeport School District 145 and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,589
$16,227
This chart display average spending per public school student in Freeport School District 145 and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Freeport School District 145 Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Center Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
718 E Illinois St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0480
Grades: PK-4
| 317 students
Rank: #22.
Empire Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1325 Empire St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0380
Grades: PK-4
| 309 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Blackhawk Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 S Blackhawk Ave
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0490
Grades: PK-4
| 281 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Jones Farrar International Baccalaureate World School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1386 Kiwanis Dr
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0610
Grades: PK-5
| 289 students
Rank: #55.
Freeport High School
Math: 12% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
701 W Moseley St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,099 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Carl Sandburg Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1717 W Eby St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0340
Grades: 5-6
| 500 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Lincoln-douglas Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 W Laurel St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0370
Grades: PK-4
| 242 students
Rank: #88.
Freeport Middle School
Math: 9% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
701 W Empire St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0500
Grades: 7-8
| 544 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,581 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 77% (Top 1% in IL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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