Meehan Elementary School

1401 E 6th St
Belvidere, IL 61008
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Meehan Elementary School serves 597 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Meehan 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% (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 24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Meehan Elementary School's student population of 597 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Meehan 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 Meehan Elementary School is 0.56, 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
#2509 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
46%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
48%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelvidere CUSD 100 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Meehan Elementary School is Belvidere High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Belvidere South Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belvidere Belvidere South Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 843 students
    0.2 miles
    919 E 6th St
    Belvidere, IL 61008
    (815) 544-4175
    0.2 6-8 843
  • Belvidere Boone County Center Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    0.3 miles
    1320 East Ave
    Belvidere, IL 61008
    (815) 544-9851
    0.3 Inquire with school n/a
  • Belvidere Belvidere High School Math: 22% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,245 student
    0.4 miles
    1500 East Ave
    Belvidere, IL 61008
    (815) 547-6345
    0.4 9-12 1,245
  • Belvidere Regl Learning Academy Star Boone Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 55 students
    0.4 miles
    1320 East Ave
    Belvidere, IL 61008
    (815) 544-8080
    0.4 11-12 55
  • Belvidere Reg'l Learning Center Star Boone Alternative School
    Grades: 12 | 12 students
    0.6 miles
    1320 East Ave
    Belvidere, IL 61008
    (815) 547-8080
    0.6 12 12

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