505 S Cherry St
O Fallon, IL 62269
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Marie Schaefer Elementary School serves 585 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Marie Schaefer Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Marie Schaefer Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Marie Schaefer Elementary School's student population of 585 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
585 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Marie Schaefer Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Marie Schaefer Elementary School is 0.52, 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 Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#501 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
22%
17%
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White
66%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 585 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 50%)

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