Milton Pope Elementary School
Milton Pope Elementary School serves 163 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Milton Pope Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-8
- Students: 163 students
- Minority Enrollment: 6%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in IL
- Math Proficiency: 25-29% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Milton Pope Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Milton Pope Elementary School's student population of 163 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Milton Pope Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Milton Pope Elementary School is 0.11, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1256 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
In some respects this is an excellent school. But they are seriously lacking in preparation for high school math. They have outstanding English, science and social studies preparation. They also state they have a zero tolerance for bullying. Yet when a child or parent tries to report it or have bullying addressed it falls on deaf ears and nothing is done about it. They repeatedly told my child that they were a tattle tale and made them feel terrible for asking for help. I finally had to take the matter directly to the parents of the bullies to get my child some peace. So much of this school is quality but where they lack they lack enormously!
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