Mcelvain School serves 100 students in grades Prekindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Mcelvain School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Mcelvain School's student population of 100 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten
Total Students
100 students
This chart display total students of Mcelvain School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Mcelvain School
Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Mcelvain School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Mcelvain School by grade.

School Rankings

The diversity score of Mcelvain School is 0.33, 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
This School
State Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Mcelvain School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
6%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mcelvain School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mcelvain School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
81%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mcelvain School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Mcelvain School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mcelvain School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.33
This chart display the diversity score of Mcelvain School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mcelvain School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
30%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mcelvain School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Mcelvain School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Going Green: Should Public Schools Teach Green Lessons?
Going Green: Should Public Schools Teach Green Lessons?
The eco-friendly movement has reached our public schools and charter schools. Learn about how schools are incorporating green education into their curriculum and entire charters.
Abstinence-Only Education: Does it Work?
Abstinence-Only Education: Does it Work?
In light of President Obama’s recent backing of abstinence-only education, we take a look at the numbers to see if this type of sex ed teaching really leads to lower pregnancy and STD rates.
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
August 02, 2021
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
The 2020-21 school year was unlike any other and hopefully not one we’ll repeat anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the face of America’s public education system and we’re still seeing the effects. In this article, we’ll explore the impact of the pandemic on America’s public schools, see how they responded, and talk about some tips for returning to in-person education this fall.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Students: 100 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Top 50% in IL)

Quick Links