Mae Jemison School

  • Mae Jemison School serves 429 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (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 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mae Jemison 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Mae Jemison School's student population of 429 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mae Jemison School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mae Jemison School is 0.15, 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 School Rank (16-17)#3003 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
92%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.150.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrairie-Hills ESD 144 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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