Nelson Elementary School (Closed 2014)

207 Pope St
Dixon, IL 61021
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Nelson Elementary School served 41 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 60-79% (which was higher than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 40-59% (which was approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
41 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
60-79%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nelson 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 2012-13 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
40-59%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nelson 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Nelson Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
White
100%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nelson Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.00
This chart display the diversity score of Nelson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
29%
27%
School District Name
Nelson Public School District No 8 School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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