Maplewood Elementary School

  • Maplewood Elementary School serves 299 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • Maplewood Elementary 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 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Maplewood Elementary School's student population of 299 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Maplewood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,524 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Maplewood Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
58%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
85%
17%
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White
9%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.270.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
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 Maplewood Elementary 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 NameCahokia CUSD 187 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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