Odell Grade School
Odell Grade School serves 175 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Odell Grade School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Students: 175 students
- Minority Enrollment: 3%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IL
- Math Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Odell Grade School's student population of 175 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Odell Grade 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 Odell Grade School is 0.06, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1958 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
If your child doesn't have any behavioral issues, catches on easily to lessons, and doesn't need much help, then you'll do great here. I've had teachers try to diagnose my child with learning disabilities and suggest medication. The kicker is if the teacher doesn't want to offer additional help for a struggling student, they won't. There is no after-school program or anything during the school day that offers extra help unless that teacher feels like it. Extracurricular activities are extremely limited. For instance, the students have art one day a week. Art elective, again, one day a week. I cannot imagine why some students can become so bored.
Very small classes. Great teachers
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