Nelson Elementary School (Closed 2014)

207 Pope St
Dixon, IL 61021
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 41 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Nelson Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 60-79% (which was higher than the Illinois state average of 58%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 40-59% (which was approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 58%).
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

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)
(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.
(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
14:1
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.
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%
43%
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
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 58% IL state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% IL state average).
How many students attend Nelson Elementary School?
41 students attend Nelson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Nelson Elementary School students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nelson Elementary School?
Nelson Elementary School has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Nelson Elementary School offer ?
Nelson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Nelson Elementary School part of?
Nelson Elementary School is part of Nelson Public School District No 8.

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