Lincoln Elementary School

1501 E 6th St
Sterling, IL 61081
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lincoln Elementary School serves 334 students in grades 3-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Lincoln Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Lincoln Elementary School's student population of 334 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Lincoln Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lincoln Elementary School is 0.58, 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
#1727 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
33%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
56%
48%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSterling CUSD 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lincoln Elementary School is Sterling High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Challand Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sterling Jefferson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 446 students
    0.5 miles
    806 E Le Fevre Rd
    Sterling, IL 61081
    (815) 625-6402
    0.5 PK-2 446
  • Sterling Challand Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 771 students
    0.7 miles
    1700 6th Ave
    Sterling, IL 61081
    (815) 626-3300
    0.7 6-8 771
  • Sterling Sterling High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,044 student
    0.8 miles
    1608 4th Ave
    Sterling, IL 61081
    (815) 625-6800
    0.8 9-12 1,044
  • Sterling Franklin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 374 students
    1.0 miles
    1510 E 25th St
    Sterling, IL 61081
    (815) 625-5755
    1.0 PK-2 374
  • Rock Falls Thome Ed School Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 41 students
    1.3 miles
    500 E 5th St
    Rock Falls, IL 61071
    (815) 625-1026
    1.3 Inquire with school 41

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