Oakland Park Elementary School (Closed 2014)

701 South Sterling St
Streator, IL 61364
  • Oakland Park Elementary School served 291 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 45-49% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 45-49% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students291 students
This chart display total students of Oakland Park Elementary School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Oakland Park Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oakland Park 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 2012-13 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oakland Park 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Oakland Park Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
19%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Oakland Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
5%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Oakland Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
68%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Oakland Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Oakland Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oakland Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.500.67
This chart display the diversity score of Oakland Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Oakland Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oakland Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStreator ESD 44 School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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