Montessori Elementary School

2021 Hawthorne Dr
Rockford, IL 61107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Montessori Elementary School serves 601 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 601 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Montessori Elementary School's student population of 601 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
601 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Montessori Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Montessori Elementary School is 0.64, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2358 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
27%
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Black
16%
17%
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White
55%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Montessori Elementary School's ranking?
Montessori Elementary School is ranked #2358 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Montessori Elementary School often compared to?
Montessori Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Thurgood Marshall School, Spring Creek Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Montessori Elementary School?
601 students attend Montessori Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Montessori Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Montessori Elementary School?
Montessori Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Montessori Elementary School offer ?
Montessori Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Montessori Elementary School part of?
Montessori Elementary School is part of Rockford SD 205 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 601 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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