547 N Farnham St
Galesburg, IL 61401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Nielson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 15-19% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 15-19% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2829 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Nielson Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nielson 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nielson 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Nielson Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
American Indian
(19-20)
n/a
n/a
Asian
(19-20)
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
(19-20)
14%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Nielson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Black
(19-20)
21%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nielson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
(19-20)
51%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Nielson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hawaiian
(19-20)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(19-20)
14%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Nielson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Diversity Score
n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Nielson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
73%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nielson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nielson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (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?

15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).

How many students attend Nielson Elementary School?

389 students attend Nielson Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

51% of Nielson Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, and 14% of students are Two or more races.

What grades does Nielson Elementary School offer ?

Nielson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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