Nettle Creek Elementary School

8820 Scott School Rd
Morris, IL 60450
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Nettle Creek Elementary School serves 86 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Nettle Creek Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Nettle Creek Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Nettle Creek Elementary School's student population of 86 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students86 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Rankings

Nettle Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Nettle Creek Elementary School is 0.37, 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
#410 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
78%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNettle Creek CCSD 24c School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nettle Creek Elementary School is Lincoln School Taoep (5.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Saratoga Elementary School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is White Oak Elementary School (4.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Morris White Oak Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 803 students
    4.5 miles
    2001 Dupont Ave
    Morris, IL 60450
    (815) 942-0047
    4.5 PK-5 803
  • Morris Saratoga Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 804 students
    4.7 miles
    4040 N Division St
    Morris, IL 60450
    (815) 942-5970
    4.7 PK-8 804
  • Newark Lisbon Ccsd 90 Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    4.9 miles
    127 S Canal St
    Newark, IL 60541
    (815) 736-6324
    4.9 Inquire with school n/a
  • Newark Lisbon Grade School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-8 | 112 students
    4.9 miles
    127 S Canal St
    Newark, IL 60541
    (815) 736-6324
    4.9 K-8 112
  • Morris Shabbona Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 377 students
    5.0 miles
    725 School St
    Morris, IL 60450
    (815) 942-0056
    5 6-8 377

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