North Ward Elementary School

1201 N Prairie St
Tuscola, IL 61953
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
North Ward Elementary School serves 363 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
North Ward Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

North Ward Elementary School's student population of 363 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

North Ward Elementary 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 North Ward Elementary School is 0.13, 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
#1694 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
93%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscola CUSD 301 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to North Ward Elementary School is Tuscola High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is East Prairie Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tuscola East Prairie Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 271 students
    0.5 miles
    409 S Prairie St
    Tuscola, IL 61953
    (217) 253-2828
    0.5 5-8 271
  • Tuscola Tuscola High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 298 students
    0.5 miles
    500 S Prairie St
    Tuscola, IL 61953
    (217) 253-2377
    0.5 9-12 298
  • Villa Grove Villa Grove Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 358 students
    7.5 miles
    400 N Sycamore St
    Villa Grove, IL 61956
    (217) 832-2261
    7.5 PK-6 358
  • Villa Grove Villa Grove High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 199 students
    7.5 miles
    400 N Sycamore St
    Villa Grove, IL 61956
    (217) 832-2321
    7.5 9-12 199
  • Villa Grove Villa Grove Junior High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 87 students
    7.5 miles
    400 N Sycamore St
    Villa Grove, IL 61956
    (217) 832-2261
    7.5 7-8 87

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