Galesburg CUSD 205 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,997 students in Galesburg CUSD 205 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Public Schools in Galesburg CUSD 205 School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 38% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Galesburg CUSD 205 School District are Silas Willard Elementary School, Churchill Jr High School and King School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Galesburg CUSD 205 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Galesburg CUSD 205 School District 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Galesburg CUSD 205 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
8 Schools
4,376 Schools
# Students
3,997 Students
1,884,310 Students
# Teachers
n/a
n/a
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Galesburg CUSD 205 School District, 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 86% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
Overall District Rank
#599 out of 946 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Galesburg CUSD 205  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 Galesburg CUSD 205  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)
33%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Galesburg CUSD 205  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)
86%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Galesburg CUSD 205  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.62
0.68
# American Indian Students
n/a
4,654 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
23 Students
102,340 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
490 Students
508,116 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
27%
# Black Students
668 Students
310,190 Students
% Black Students
17%
17%
# White Students
2,280 Students
882,908 Students
% White Students
57%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
1,951 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
531 Students
74,151 Students
% of Two or more races Students
13%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
161
62,610
# Students in K Grade:
286
120,030
# Students in 1st Grade:
297
127,692
# Students in 2nd Grade:
274
128,012
# Students in 3rd Grade:
253
130,498
# Students in 4th Grade:
271
134,686
# Students in 5th Grade:
293
136,784
# Students in 6th Grade:
297
141,801
# Students in 7th Grade:
301
147,090
# Students in 8th Grade:
295
149,406
# Students in 9th Grade:
378
153,852
# Students in 10th Grade:
304
152,861
# Students in 11th Grade:
298
149,155
# Students in 12th Grade:
289
149,833
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,967 is higher than the state median of $16,936. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,409 is less than the state median of $16,134. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$72 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Galesburg CUSD 205  School District 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)
$62 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Galesburg CUSD 205  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,967
$16,936
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Galesburg CUSD 205  School District 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
$15,409
$16,134
This chart display average spending per public school student in Galesburg CUSD 205  School District 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 Galesburg CUSD 205 School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Silas Willard Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
460 Fifer St
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 973-2015
Grades: K-4
| 383 students
Rank: #22.
Churchill Jr High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
905 Maple Ave
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 973-2002
Grades: 7-8
| 596 students
Rank: #33.
King School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1018 S Farnham St
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 973-2012
Grades: K-4
| 517 students
Rank: #44.
Galesburg High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1135 W Fremont St
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 973-2001
Grades: 9-12
| 1,271 students
Rank: #55.
Steele School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1480 W Main St
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 973-2016
Grades: K-4
| 477 students
Rank: n/an/a
932 Harrison St
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 973-2031
Grades: PK
| 161 students
Rank: n/an/a
Knox Co Mary Davis Detention Home
Alternative School
1319 E 5th St
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 343-5112
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Lombard Middle School
1220 E Knox St
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 973-2004
Grades: 5-6
| 592 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Galesburg CUSD 205 School District
  • PO Box 1206, Galesburg, IL, 61402-1206
  • (309) 973-2000
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,997 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 1% in IL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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