Montessori Elementary School

2021 Hawthorne Dr
Rockford, IL 61107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Montessori Elementary School serves 554 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (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 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Montessori 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 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Montessori Elementary School's student population of 554 students has grown by 64% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 88% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students554 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Montessori 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 Montessori Elementary School is 0.68, which is equal to 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
#3073 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
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Black
26%
17%
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White
48%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Montessori Elementary School is Harlem High School - 9th Grade Campus (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Kennedy Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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