Kaneland John Shields Elementary School

85 S Main St
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Kaneland John Shields Elementary School serves 490 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Kaneland John Shields Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Kaneland John Shields Elementary School's student population of 490 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Kaneland John Shields Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kaneland John Shields Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1046 out of 3655 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
85%
48%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
7%
27%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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