Matteson Elementary School

  • Matteson Elementary School serves 456 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • 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 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Matteson 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Matteson Elementary School's student population of 456 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Matteson 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 Matteson Elementary 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 Testing Rank#2046 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)30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
92%
17%
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White
2%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.150.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMatteson ESD 162 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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