River Bend CUSD 2 School District

All
(4)
All
(4)
 
High
(1)
High
(1)
 
Middle
(1)
Middle
(1)
 
Elementary
(2)
Elementary
(2)
 
Pre-K
(1)
Pre-K
(1)
 
For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools in River Bend CUSD 2 School District, serving 947 students. River Bend CUSD 2 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Public schools in River Bend CUSD 2 School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 37% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in River Bend CUSD 2 School District are River Bend Middle School, Fulton Elementary School and Fulton High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameRiver Bend CUSD 2 School District
School District Phone Number(815) 589-2711
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IL)
# of Schools4 Schools4,240 Schools
# of Students947 Students1,991,759 Students
# of Teachers62 Teachers127,332 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

River Bend CUSD 2 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 863 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#337 out of 944 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of River Bend CUSD 2  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of River Bend 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of River Bend 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of River Bend CUSD 2  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.120.68
# of American Indian Studentsn/a5,549 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students4 Students101,257 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# of Hispanic Students20 Students522,077 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
26%
# of Black Students1 Student334,713 Students
% Black Students
n/a
17%
# of White Students888 Students956,384 Students
% White Students
94%
48%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a2,080 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students34 Students69,699 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:5079,846
# of Students in Kindergarten:60131,861
# of Students in 1st Grade:70137,299
# of Students in 2nd Grade:75139,617
# of Students in 3rd Grade:64145,128
# of Students in 4th Grade:62148,297
# of Students in 5th Grade:65150,789
# of Students in 6th Grade:77149,065
# of Students in 7th Grade:66148,606
# of Students in 8th Grade:69150,377
# of Students in 9th Grade:74158,621
# of Students in 10th Grade:67154,549
# of Students in 11th Grade:66149,815
# of Students in 12th Grade:82147,873
# of Ungraded Students: - 16

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,832 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,231. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,079 is less than the state median of $17,733. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IL)
Total Revenue$11 MM$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of River Bend CUSD 2  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$11 MM$14 MM
This chart display total spending of River Bend CUSD 2  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,832$18,231
This chart display average revenue per public school student in River Bend CUSD 2  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,079$17,733
This chart display average spending per public school student in River Bend CUSD 2  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

River Bend CUSD 2 School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • River Bend Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    415 12th St
    Fulton, IL 61252
    (815) 589-2911

    Grades: 6-8 | 212 students
  • Fulton Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1301 7th Ave
    Fulton, IL 61252
    (815) 589-2911

    Grades: K-5 | 396 students
  • Fulton High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1207 12th St
    Fulton, IL 61252
    (815) 589-3511

    Grades: 9-12 | 289 students
  • Early Step Pre-school
    1217 14th St
    Fulton, IL 61252
    (815) 589-2309

    Grades: PK | 50 students
Recent Articles
Jay McDowell, a public school teacher in Howell, evicted a student for making anti-homosexual comments, but now the instructor faces suspension. Learn about the national controversy that involves this local Michigan teacher.
A six-year old in Aurora, Colorado, was suspended after singing an LMFAO song to a little girl in his class and reportedly “shaking his booty.” We look at the case and the sexual harassment problem in public schools today.
After playing rapper Macklemore's "Same Love" pro-gay rights rap song in class, a Michigan teacher was suspended with no pay. We explore the controversy.