Rockford SD 205 School District

501 7th St
Rockford, IL 61104-1242
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Rockford SD 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 45 public schools serving 27,766 students in Rockford SD 205 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Public Schools in Rockford SD 205 School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 16% (versus the 31% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
45 Schools
4,386 Schools
# Students
27,766 Students
1,867,247 Students
# Teachers
1,596 Teachers
134,644 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Rockford SD 205 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 918 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 65% has increased from 64% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
Overall District Rank
#755 out of 926 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Rockford SD 205  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rockford SD 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rockford SD 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(17-18)
65%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Rockford SD 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
0.74
0.68
# American Indian Students
62 Students
4,748 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,082 Students
100,579 Students
% Asian Students
4%
5%
# Hispanic Students
8,323 Students
506,853 Students
% Hispanic Students
30%
27%
# Black Students
8,717 Students
308,140 Students
% Black Students
31%
17%
# White Students
7,491 Students
868,645 Students
% White Students
27%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
26 Students
1,861 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,065 Students
76,347 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,990
71,078
# Students in K Grade:
1,958
124,988
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,026
127,117
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,022
127,748
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,911
127,544
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,884
129,636
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,025
133,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,888
135,734
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,011
141,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,085
145,775
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,954
157,172
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,966
149,262
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,597
146,253
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,449
149,901
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,366 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,411 is less than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$510 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Rockford SD 205  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$483 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Rockford SD 205  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,366
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Rockford SD 205  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,411
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Rockford SD 205  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Rockford SD 205 School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Thurgood Marshall School
Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4664 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 490-5400
Grades: 5-8
| 471 students
Rank: #22.
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4704 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3370
Grades: 1-4
| 363 students
Rank: #33.
Auburn High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5110 Auburn St
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 966-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,112 students
Rank: #44.
Brookview Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1750 Madron Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2492
Grades: K-5
| 490 students
Rank: #55.
Guilford High School
Math: 15% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5620 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 654-4870
Grades: 9-12
| 2,009 students
Rank: #66.
Spring Creek Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5222 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 654-4960
Grades: K-5
| 496 students
Rank: #77.
Haskell Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
515 Maple St
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3355
Grades: K-5
| 252 students
Rank: #88.
Montessori Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2021 Hawthorne Dr
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 654-4906
Grades: PK-8
| 601 students
Rank: #99.
Cherry Valley Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6754 Armer Dr
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 332-4938
Grades: K-5
| 631 students
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Arthur Froberg Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4555 20th St
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 874-2464
Grades: K-5
| 404 students
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Clifford P Carlson Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4015 Pepper Dr
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 654-4955
Grades: K-5
| 433 students
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Gregory Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4820 Carol Ct
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2176
Grades: K-5
| 459 students
Rank: #1313.
Eisenhower Middle School
Math: 9% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3525 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2450
Grades: 6-8
| 938 students
Rank: #1414.
C Henry Bloom Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2912 Brendenwood Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2170
Grades: K-5
| 375 students
Rank: #1515.
Maud E Johnson Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3805 Rural St
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2485
Grades: K-5
| 384 students
Rank: #1616.
Jackson Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
315 Summit St
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 316-0093
Grades: K-5
| 215 students
Rank: #1717.
Rockford East High School
Math: 7% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2929 Charles St
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,729 students
Rank: #1818.
Swan Hillman Elementary School
Math: 8% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3701 Green Dale Dr
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 229-2835
Grades: K-5
| 588 students
Rank: #1919.
Legacy Of Excellence Charter School
Charter School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4029 Prairie Rd
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 961-1100
Grades: K-12
| 209 students
Rank: #2020.
Galapagos Rockford Charter School
Charter School
Math: 5% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2605 School St
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 708-7946
Grades: K-8
| 359 students
Rank: #2121.
Rolling Green
Math: 8% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3615 W Gate Pkwy
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2881
Grades: K-5
| 531 students
Rank: #2222.
Bernard W Flinn Middle School
Math: 5% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2525 Ohio Pkwy
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2800
Grades: 6-8
| 900 students
Rank: #2323.
Roosevelt Center
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
978 Haskell Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3251
Grades: 9-12
| 64 students
Rank: #2424.
R K Welsh Elementary School
Math: 7% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2100 Huffman Blvd
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3260
Grades: K-5
| 443 students
Rank: #2525.
West Middle School
Math: 3% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3200
Grades: 6-8
| 952 students
Rank: #26 - 3326. - 33.
Conklin Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3003 Halsted Rd
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 654-4860
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
Rank: #26 - 3326. - 33.
Constance Lane Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
620 Gregory St
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 966-3380
Grades: K-5
| 558 students
Rank: #26 - 3326. - 33.
Ellis Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
222 S Central Ave
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 966-3909
Grades: K-5
| 378 students
Rank: #26 - 3326. - 33.
Julia Lathrop Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2603 Clover Ave
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 966-3285
Grades: K-5
| 331 students
Rank: #26 - 3326. - 33.
Lewis Lemon Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1993 Mulberry St
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 967-8000
Grades: K-5
| 342 students
Rank: #26 - 3326. - 33.
Mcintosh Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
525 N Pierpont Ave
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 966-3275
Grades: K-5
| 344 students
Rank: #26 - 3326. - 33.
Riverdahl Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3520 Kishwaukee St
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 229-2870
Grades: K-5
| 555 students
Rank: #26 - 3326. - 33.
West View Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1720 Halsted Rd
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 654-4945
Grades: K-5
| 444 students
Rank: #3434.
Whitehead Elementary School
Math: 4% | Reading: 8%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2325 Ohio Pkwy
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2840
Grades: K-5
| 614 students
Rank: #3535.
Jefferson High School
Math: 3% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4145 Samuelson Rd
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 874-9536
Grades: 9-12
| 2,111 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Rockford SD 205 School District?
Rockford SD 205 School District manages 45 public schools serving 27,766 students.
What is the rank of Rockford SD 205 School District?
Rockford SD 205 School District is ranked #791 out of 918 school districts in Illinois (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Illinois school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Rockford SD 205 School District?
31% of Rockford SD 205 School District students are Black, 30% of students are Hispanic, 27% of students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Rockford SD 205 School District?
Rockford SD 205 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What is Rockford SD 205 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,411 is less than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 45 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 27,766 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65% (Btm 50% in IL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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