Oak Grove Accelerated School

2160 W Center St
Decatur, IL 62526
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Oak Grove Accelerated School serves 278 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Oak Grove Accelerated 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 is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Oak Grove Accelerated School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Oak Grove Accelerated School's student population of 278 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Rankings

Oak Grove Accelerated School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Oak Grove Accelerated School is 0.61, 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
#3567 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
41%
17%
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White
46%
48%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur 61 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Oak Grove Accelerated School is Macarthur High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dennis Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benjamin Franklin Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Macarthur High School Math: 11% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,093 student
    0.7 miles
    1499 W Grand Ave
    Decatur, IL 62522
    (217) 362-3152
    0.7 9-12 1,093
  • Decatur Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 213 students
    0.9 miles
    2440 N Summit Ave
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3561
    0.9 K-6 213
  • Decatur Dennis Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 466 students
    1.1 miles
    1499 W Main St
    Decatur, IL 62522
    (217) 362-3511
    1.1 PK-8 466
  • Decatur Durfee Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 369 students
    1.1 miles
    1077 W Grand Ave
    Decatur, IL 62522
    (217) 362-3500
    1.1 K-6 369
  • Decatur Pershing Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 501 students
    1.6 miles
    2912 N University
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3301
    1.6 PK 501

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