Kishwaukee Elementary School

  • Kishwaukee Elementary School serves 283 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Kishwaukee Elementary 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 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Kishwaukee Elementary School's student population of 283 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kishwaukee Elementary 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 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kishwaukee Elementary School is 0.65, 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)#3512 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kishwaukee 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)6-9%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kishwaukee 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 Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
23%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kishwaukee Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
53%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kishwaukee Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
14%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kishwaukee Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kishwaukee Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.650.67
This chart display the diversity score of Kishwaukee Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kishwaukee Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kishwaukee Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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I went to this school when I was 8 years old and now I am soon to be 58. I loved this school. Great teachers at the time. I would highly recommend this school.
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