North Elementary School

  • North Elementary School serves 588 students in grades 2-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • North 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • North Elementary School's student population of 588 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students588 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of North Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Elementary School is 0.59, 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 School Rank (16-17)#2609 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
37%
17%
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White
52%
48%
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Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.590.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlton CUSD 11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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