Matheny-withrow Elementary School

1200 S Pope Ave
Springfield, IL 62703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Matheny-withrow Elementary School serves 250 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Matheny-withrow 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Matheny-withrow Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Matheny-withrow Elementary School's student population of 250 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Matheny-withrow Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Matheny-withrow Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#2551 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
65%
17%
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White
26%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
32%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield 186 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Matheny-withrow Elementary School is Springfield Southeast High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Washington Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield Washington Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 645 students
    0.5 miles
    2300 E Jackson St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 525-3182
    0.5 6-8 645
  • Springfield Springfield Ball Charter School Charter School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 398 students
    0.7 miles
    2530 E Ash St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 525-3275
    0.7 K-8 398
  • Springfield Springfield Southeast High School Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,233 student
    0.7 miles
    2350 E Ash St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 525-3130
    0.7 9-12 1,233
  • Springfield Iles Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 1-8 | 393 students
    0.8 miles
    1700 S 15th St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 525-3226
    0.8 1-8 393
  • Springfield Sased Central-proj Ican & Pace Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 80 students
    1.1 miles
    2500 Taylor Ave
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 529-8849
    1.1 Inquire with school 80

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