725 W Main St
Mt Zion, IL 62549
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Mt Zion Elementary School serves 359 students in grades 2-3.
Mt Zion Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Mt Zion Elementary School's student population of 359 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-3
Total Students
359 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Mt Zion Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Mt Zion Elementary School is 0.12, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#906 out of 3655 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
94%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 2-3
  • Students: 359 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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