Kellar School

  • Kellar School serves 503 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (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 16% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Kellar School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Kellar School's student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students503 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kellar School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kellar School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3127 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Hispanic
68%
26%
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Black
30%
17%
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White
2%
48%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.450.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePosen-Robbins ESD 143-5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • Robbins Childs Elementary School
    Grades: K-3 | 169 students
    0.0 miles
    14123 S Lydia Ave
    Robbins, IL 60472
    (708)388-7203
    0.0 K-3 169
  • Robbins Delta Learning Center
    Grades: 9-12 | 174 students
    0.8 miles
    3940 W 137th St
    Robbins, IL 60472
    (708)371-1880
    0.8 9-12 174
  • Posen Gordon School
    Grades: K-3 | 349 students
    0.8 miles
    14100 S Harrison Ave
    Posen, IL 60469
    (708)388-7202
    0.8 K-3 349
  • Midlothian Developmental Learning Pgm Dlp Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 159 students
    0.9 miles
    14801 Turner Ave
    Midlothian, IL 60445
    (708)371-6340
    0.9 Inquire with school 159
  • Midlothian Spaulding School
    Grades: PK-3 | 103 students
    0.9 miles
    14811 Turner Ave
    Midlothian, IL 60445
    (708)385-4551
    0.9 PK-3 103

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