Independence Elementary School

  • Independence Elementary School serves 735 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Independence Elementary School's student population of 735 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students735 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Independence Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Independence Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Independence Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2261 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Independence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Independence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
57%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Independence Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
23%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Independence Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
13%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Independence Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Independence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Independence Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.610.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Independence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Independence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValley View CUSD 365U School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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