Lewis School

801 S Lewis Ln
Carbondale, IL 62901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lewis School serves 306 students in grades 4-5.
Lewis 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 4-5
  • Enrollment: 306 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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

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School Overview

Lewis School's student population of 306 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-5
Total Students
306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Lewis School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lewis School is 0.66, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2884 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
27%
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Black
52%
17%
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White
24%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lewis School's ranking?
Lewis School is ranked #2884 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Lewis School?
306 students attend Lewis School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Lewis School students are Black, 24% of students are White, 11% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lewis School?
Lewis School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lewis School offer ?
Lewis School offers enrollment in grades 4-5
What school district is Lewis School part of?
Lewis School is part of Carbondale ESD 95 School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 4-5
  • Enrollment: 306 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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