Lewis & Clark Elementary School

  • Lewis & Clark Elementary School serves 258 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Lewis & Clark Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Lewis & Clark Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Lewis & Clark Elementary School's student population of 258 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-1
Total Students258 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lewis & Clark Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,547 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lewis & Clark Elementary School is 0.57, 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 School Rank (15-16)#1200 out of 3547 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
31%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
33%
17%
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White
56%
48%
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Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lewis & Clark Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlton CUSD 11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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