Nature Ridge Elementary School

  • Nature Ridge Elementary School serves 652 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Nature Ridge Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Nature Ridge Elementary School's student population of 652 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students652 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nature Ridge Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nature Ridge 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1041 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nature Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nature Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
18%
5%
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Hispanic
39%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Nature Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nature Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
38%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Nature Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Nature Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nature Ridge Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.680.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nature Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nature Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSd U-46 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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