Northwestern CUSD 2 School District

All
(2)
All
(2)
 
Middle
(1)
Middle
(1)
 
Elementary
(1)
Elementary
(1)
 
Pre-K
(1)
Pre-K
(1)
 
  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 2 public schools managed by Northwestern CUSD 2 School District serving 254 students in Palmyra, Illinois.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Northwestern CUSD 2 School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Palmyra Northwestern Elementary School Magnet School
    30953 Route 111
    Palmyra, IL 62674
    (217)436-2442

    Grades: PK-6 | 211 students
  • Palmyra Northwestern Junior High School Magnet School
    30889 Route 111
    Palmyra, IL 62674
    (217)436-2011

    Grades: 7-8 | 43 students

Overview

School District NameNorthwestern CUSD 2 School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students254 students
# of Teachers23 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
# of Male Students134 students
% Male Students
53%
# of Female Students120 students
% Female Students
47%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.02
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Studentsn/a
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Studentsn/a
% Hispanic Students
n/a
# of Black Studentsn/a
% Black Students
n/a
# of White Students252 students
% White Students
99%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students2 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:38
# of Students in Kindergarten:25
# of Students in 1st Grade:31
# of Students in 2nd Grade:27
# of Students in 3rd Grade:16
# of Students in 4th Grade:21
# of Students in 5th Grade:29
# of Students in 6th Grade:24
# of Students in 7th Grade:21
# of Students in 8th Grade:22
# of Students in 9th Grade: -
# of Students in 10th Grade: -
# of Students in 11th Grade: -
# of Students in 12th Grade: -
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Northwestern CUSD 2 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northwestern CUSD 2 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northwestern CUSD 2 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥80%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Northwestern CUSD 2 School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,330 in this school district is less than the state average of $14,514. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,009 is less than the state average of $14,861. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IL)
Total Revenue$5 MM$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Northwestern CUSD 2 School District and average revenue for each school distric in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$4 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Northwestern CUSD 2 School District and average spending for each school distric in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,330$14,514
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Northwestern CUSD 2 School District and average revenue per public school student in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,009$14,861
This chart display average spending per public school student in Northwestern CUSD 2 School District and average spending per public school student in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Recent Articles
Across the country, public schools are being caught red-handed in manipulating their test scores, graduation rates, and campus safety data. Learn about why schools are cheating and how they are distorting the truth.
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?
The high school graduation rate is in a constant state of change and dropout rates affect more than the individual student. Read on to learn about factors influencing high school graduation rates and what schools can do to improve them.
Did You Know?
Northwestern CUSD 2 School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.02, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.67. The most diverse school in the district is Northwestern Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.