Laketown Elementary School

1825 Lee St
Springfield, IL 62703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Laketown Elementary School serves 191 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Laketown Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Laketown Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Laketown Elementary School's student population of 191 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students191 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Rankings

Laketown Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Laketown Elementary School is 0.60, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1696 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
54%
17%
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White
32%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
24%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield 186 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Laketown Elementary School is Springfield Southeast High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jefferson Middle School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield Jefferson Middle School Math: 5% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 561 students
    0.6 miles
    3001 S Allis St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 585-5810
    0.6 6-8 561
  • Springfield Hazel Dell Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 180 students
    1.0 miles
    850 W Lake Shore Dr
    Springfield, IL 62712
    (217) 525-3223
    1 K-5 180
  • Springfield Southern View Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 190 students
    1.2 miles
    3338 S 5th St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 585-5837
    1.2 K-5 190
  • Springfield Edwin A Lee Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 243 students
    1.3 miles
    1201 Bunn Ave
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 585-5828
    1.3 PK-5 243
  • Springfield Harvard Park Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 411 students
    1.4 miles
    2501 S 11th St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 525-3214
    1.4 PK-5 411

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