Neponset Grade School

201 W Main St
Neponset, IL 61345
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Neponset Grade School serves 123 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Neponset Grade School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Neponset Grade School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Neponset Grade School's student population of 123 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Neponset Grade School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Neponset Grade School is 0.23, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1196 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
12%
26%
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Black
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17%
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White
87%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.230.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKewanee CUSD 229 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Neponset Grade School is Iyc Kewanee (6.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bureau Valley South (6.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kewanee Iyc Kewanee Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    6.0 miles
    2021 Kentville Rd
    Kewanee, IL 61443
    (309) 852-4601
    6.0 9-12 n/a
  • Buda Bureau Valley South
    Grades: 3-8 | 232 students
    6.2 miles
    Po Box 277
    Buda, IL 61314
    (309) 895-2037
    6.2 3-8 232
  • Kewanee Belle Alexander Elementary School
    Grades: K-1 | 230 students
    6.8 miles
    1401 Lake St
    Kewanee, IL 61443
    (309) 852-2449
    6.8 K-1 230
  • Kewanee Kewanee High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 561 students
    7.1 miles
    1101 E 3rd St
    Kewanee, IL 61443
    (309) 853-3328
    7.1 9-12 561
  • Kewanee Lyle School
    Grades: PK | 128 students
    7.5 miles
    920 N Burr St
    Kewanee, IL 61443
    (309) 853-2741
    7.5 PK 128

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