Madison School

  • Madison School serves 343 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Madison School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Madison School's student population of 343 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Madison 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 Madison School is 0.36, 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#1731 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
79%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Madison School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.360.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Madison School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Madison School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQuincy 172 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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