Rockford SD 205 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 46 public schools serving 26,739 students in Rockford SD 205 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, 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 15% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 38% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Rockford SD 205 School District are Thurgood Marshall School, Thurgood Marshall Elementary School and Auburn High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Rockford SD 205 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Rockford SD 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
46 Schools
4,384 Schools
# Students
26,739 Students
1,886,101 Students
# Teachers
n/a
n/a
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Rockford SD 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 65% has increased from 64% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
Overall District Rank
#825 out of 946 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Rockford SD 205  School District, 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 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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 2018-19 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
60 Students
4,655 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,083 Students
102,362 Students
% Asian Students
4%
5%
# Hispanic Students
7,840 Students
508,579 Students
% Hispanic Students
29%
27%
# Black Students
8,236 Students
310,294 Students
% Black Students
31%
17%
# White Students
7,542 Students
884,029 Students
% White Students
28%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
19 Students
1,952 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,959 Students
74,230 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,460
62,778
# Students in K Grade:
1,791
120,316
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,969
127,972
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,898
128,190
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,878
130,690
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,003
134,944
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,902
137,003
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,040
141,876
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,080
147,159
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,996
149,472
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,522
153,852
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,095
152,861
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,655
149,155
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,450
149,833
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,462 is higher than the state median of $16,878. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,737 is higher than the state median of $16,079. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$520 MM
$15 MM
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Spending
$528 MM
$14 MM
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Revenue / Student
$19,462
$16,878
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,737
$16,079
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Rockford SD 205 School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Thurgood Marshall School
Math: 90% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4664 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 490-5400
Grades: 5-8
| 492 students
Rank: #22.
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4704 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3370
Grades: 1-4
| 400 students
Rank: #33.
Auburn High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
5110 Auburn St
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 966-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,046 students
Rank: #44.
Spring Creek Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5222 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 654-4960
Grades: K-5
| 440 students
Rank: #55.
Brookview Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1750 Madron Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2492
Grades: K-5
| 531 students
Rank: #66.
Arthur Froberg Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4555 20th St
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 874-2464
Grades: K-5
| 406 students
Rank: #77.
Guilford High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5620 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 654-4870
Grades: 9-12
| 1,970 students
Rank: #88.
Clifford P Carlson Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4015 Pepper Dr
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 654-4955
Grades: K-5
| 425 students
Rank: #99.
Galapagos Rockford Charter School
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2605 School St
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 708-7946
Grades: K-8
| 383 students
Rank: #1010.
Wilson Aspire
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
520 N Pierpont Ave
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 966-3770
Grades: 3-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1111.
Eisenhower Middle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3525 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2450
Grades: 6-8
| 932 students
Rank: #1212.
Cherry Valley Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6754 Armer Dr
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 332-4938
Grades: K-5
| 585 students
Rank: #1313.
West View Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1720 Halsted Rd
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 654-4945
Grades: K-5
| 495 students
Rank: #1414.
Gregory Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4820 Carol Ct
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2176
Grades: K-5
| 357 students
Rank: #1515.
Montessori Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2021 Hawthorne Dr
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 654-4906
Grades: PK-8
| 587 students
Rank: #1616.
Rolling Green
Math: 14% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3615 W Gate Pkwy
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2881
Grades: K-5
| 475 students
Rank: #1717.
Maud E Johnson Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3805 Rural St
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2485
Grades: K-5
| 363 students
Rank: #1818.
Jefferson High School
Math: 11% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4145 Samuelson Rd
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 874-9536
Grades: 9-12
| 1,979 students
Rank: #1919.
Whitehead Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2325 Ohio Pkwy
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2840
Grades: K-5
| 628 students
Rank: #2020.
Rockford East High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2929 Charles St
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,694 students
Rank: #2121.
Julia Lathrop Elementary School
Math: 14% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2603 Clover Ave
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 966-3285
Grades: K-5
| 329 students
Rank: #2222.
Legacy Academy Of Excellence Charter School
Charter School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4029 Prairie Rd
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 961-1100
Grades: K-12
| 237 students
Rank: #2323.
Swan Hillman Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3701 Green Dale Dr
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 229-2835
Grades: K-5
| 556 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
C Henry Bloom Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2912 Brendenwood Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2170
Grades: K-5
| 371 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Conklin Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3003 Halsted Rd
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 654-4860
Grades: K-5
| 292 students
Rank: #2626.
Rockford Envrnmntl Science Academy
Math: 6% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 Ogilby Rd
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 489-5509
Grades: 6-8
| 1,208 students
Rank: #2727.
Abraham Lincoln Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1500 Charles St
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 229-2400
Grades: 6-8
| 574 students
Rank: #2828.
Barbour Two-way Lang Immersion
Math: 8% | Reading: 8%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1506 Clover Ave
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 490-4100
Grades: K-8
| 740 students
Rank: #2929.
Bernard W Flinn Middle School
Math: 6% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2525 Ohio Pkwy
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2800
Grades: 6-8
| 945 students
Rank: #3030.
Riverdahl Elementary School
Math: 6% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3520 Kishwaukee St
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 229-2870
Grades: K-5
| 640 students
Rank: #3131.
West Middle School
Math: 4% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3200
Grades: 6-8
| 998 students
Rank: #3232.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 4% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1421 West St
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 966-3740
Grades: K-5
| 476 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Constance Lane Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
620 Gregory St
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 966-3380
Grades: K-5
| 450 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Haskell Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
515 Maple St
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3355
Grades: K-5
| 251 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Lewis Lemon Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1993 Mulberry St
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 967-8000
Grades: K-5
| 306 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Rockford 205
  • 501 7th St, Rockford, IL, 61104-1242
  • (815) 966-3000
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 26,739 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65% (Top 1% in IL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74

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