Lindsay School

  • Lindsay School serves 439 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Lindsay School's student population of 439 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students439 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lindsay School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lindsay 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1099 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
32%
17%
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White
48%
49%
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Two or more races
11%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lindsay School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.660.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lindsay School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield SD 186 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    2.9 miles
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  • Springfield Butler Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 374 students
    3.2 miles
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  • Springfield U S Grant Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 577 students
    3.2 miles
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    Springfield, IL 62704
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