Oblong Elementary School

  • Oblong Elementary School serves 402 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (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 41% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Oblong Elementary School's student population of 402 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students402 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Oblong Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oblong Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oblong Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1888 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
95%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oblong Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.100.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oblong Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOblong CUSD 4 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oblong Oblong High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 179 students
    0.5 miles
    700 S Range St
    Oblong, IL 62449
    (618)592-4235
    0.5 9-12 179
  • Sainte Marie Sese School Special Education School
    Magnet School
    Grades: PK | 7 students
    7.6 miles
    Po Box 185
    Sainte Marie, IL 62459
    (618)455-3396
    7.6 PK 7
  • Sainte Marie Ste Marie Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-K | 136 students
    7.8 miles
    Po Box 157
    Sainte Marie, IL 62459
    (618)455-3423
    7.8 PK-K 136
  • Robinson Washington Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-2 | 433 students
    9.2 miles
    507 W Condit St
    Robinson, IL 62454
    (618)544-2233
    9.2 PK-2 433
  • Robinson Nuttall Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 349 students
    9.3 miles
    400 W Rustic St
    Robinson, IL 62454
    (618)544-8618
    9.3 6-8 349

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