M J Cunningham Elementary School

  • M J Cunningham Elementary School serves 558 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • M J Cunningham Elementary School's student population of 558 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • M J Cunningham Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of M J Cunningham Elementary School is 0.50, 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#2953 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
69%
26%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
10%
49%
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Two or more races
12%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in M J Cunningham Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.500.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
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 M J Cunningham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoliet PSD 86 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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